Learning Resources

This resource will help you guide your pupils through the process of making a persuasive 'top 5' video text. It has been created to be used alongside our series of videos on vlogging, presented by Jean Menzies.

Vlogging is a fantastic way to develop communication skills as well as proficiency in filming and editing. In this final video of the series, Jean Menzies outlines some great ways to start building an audience for your vlog and networking with other vloggers.

Vlogging is a fantastic way to develop communication skills as well as proficiency in filming and editing. In this second video of three, Jean Menzies explains the basics of filming and editing your vlog.

Vlogging is a fantastic way to develop communication skills as well as proficiency in filming and editing. In this first video of three, Jean Menzies takes you through the basics, including how to decide your topic and format.

Vlogging is an exciting way to build communication and writing skills. It involves the creation of short informative videos about a chosen topic. In this video series, vlogger Jean Menzies takes you through the process of filming and editing vlogs, choosing a topic, structuring a vlog, and building an audience if that's your aim!

Attending a writer event can lead to some fantastic cross-curricular learning. This resource, created in partnership with Edinburgh International Book Festival, gives you lots of ideas to help maximise the impact of a writer visit.

Attending a writer event is a fantastic experience for pupils, whether you invite a writer into school or go out to see one at a festival. This handy guide, created in partnership with Edinburgh International Book Festival, will help you prepare pupils and yourself for getting the most out of any event.

This resource will help pupils from Levels Early to Fourth write about food, sharing their experiences and memories where food has played a big part.

This lesson plan and resource challenges you and your pupils to undertake a Reading Dare! To motivate pupils to read, it's important to try and create a personal reading journey for them; this lesson plan can increase their awareness of their likes and dislikes, as well as their knowledge of the diverse range of books available.

Shared Reading is a project which yields enormous benefits for both the younger and older pupils involved. Find out how to go about it with this step-by-step resource.

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