Pling Ltd – UoE spin out developing novel early learning technologies
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'The science behind science learning', Dr Zayba Ghazali-Mohammed
You can watch Zayba's seminar via Media Hopper : https://media.ed.ac.uk/media/1_y0nnvhat
This seminar was held on Friday 27th July at Moray House School of Education
Science Charades: communicating science through gesture at the Glasgow Science Centre
'Data Education for All', Professor Judy Robertson (inaugural lecture)
The Media Hopper recording of the above lecture, which took place on 15th May, is now available via this link.
The Move2Learn project video is one of nine short films (out of 214) to win the 'Presenter Choice' in the 2018 STEM for ALL Video Showcase
14th-21st May saw 713 presenters and co-presenters share 214 videos of their projects exploring Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science education.
The Move2Learn project video was viewed over 2344 times (across the globe) attracting comments and discussion from researchers, facilitators, teachers, students and informal educators :
The Centre for Research in Digital Education launched in November 2015, bringing together research within the Moray House School of Education that spanned digital pedagogy, computational and data cultures within education and the impact of digital technology on children and childhood.
The Centre now brings together this work under three themes: Digital Cultures; Children & Technology; and Data Society.
Improving Numeracy in Scotland event
Andrew Manches presented on the subject of 'Hands-on Technology' at Improving Numeracy in Scotland on 26th April 2018. The event was organised by Holyrood events.
Link to Andrew's slides: https://www.eventsforce.net/DODS/media/uploaded/EVDODS/event_6623/Andrew...
Learning about eye-tracking
by Alexia Revueltas Rouz, PhD student (Centre for Research in Digital Education)
What do we look at when we are looking? When do we stop looking? What drives our gaze from one place to another?
UoE hosted a CPD day for all the school staff on 15th February 2018.
The partnership between Midlothian Council and the University of Edinburgh will focus initially on the development of the Newbattle Digital Centre of Excellence, which is a key part of Midlothian Council’s vision to create a world-class education system. The Centre of Excellence will offer opportunities for deeper learning through an enhanced curriculum, specialist teaching, dedicated resources and high quality vocational experiences.