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Career Long Professional Learning - Featuring Scotland on Screen

Mini museum makers and film curators

Date: Wednesday 15 November 2017

Venue: National Library of Scotland, Kelvin Hall, Glasgow

Time: 16.00-17.30

Interested in creating your own school exhibition or screening with your pupils, but not sure where to begin? In this session we'll be demonstrating how you can use resources and real objects to create a group display on a theme of your choice. Guidance will be given on the role of the curators and designers in creating interactive exhibitions — how and why do they select objects / films / photographs for their audiences.

Contact:

For further information and to book, please email movingimagelearning@nls.uk

Scots language learning resource

Date: Wednesday 7 February 2018

Venue: National Library of Scotland, Kelvin Hall, Glasgow

Time: 16.00-17.30

Interested in working in the Scots Language with your pupils, but not sure where to begin?

Scots, alangside English and Gaelic, is kent as ane o the three main spoken leids in Scotland the day. It haes a lang-staundin ballad an literary tradition. The first scrievin in Scots appears in a 14th century poem frae a time whan it wis the offeecial leid o the ryal coort an la. Scots is nou actively taucht throu the Curriculum fir Excellence. In the census o 2011, 1.5 million fowk respondit that they cuid speak Scots!

In this informal event we'll be highlighting a new interactive resource from the National Library of Scotland which can be used in literacy, social subjects, and expressive arts. The session will provide guidance on how to get the most out of the new Learning Journey in the classroom. Resources featured will include the use of music, books, historic maps, archive film footage from Scotland on Screen and the Library's newly developed Scots website 'Wee windaes'.

Contact:

For further information and to book, please email movingimagelearning@nls.uk This session will guide you through a journey of early cinema in Scotland, many forms of animation which kick started the Edwardian beginnings of film, up to tablet film-making technology used in schools today. We will be highlighting resources which can be used for social subjects, including local history projects, and provide steps on how to get the most out of them.

Development of animation and cinema technology

Date: Wednesday 21 March 2018

Venue: National Library of Scotland, Kelvin Hall, Glasgow

Time: 16.00-17.30

This session will guide you through a journey of early cinema in Scotland, many forms of animation which kick started the Edwardian beginnings of film, up to tablet film-making technology used in schools today. We will be highlighting resources which can be used for social subjects, including local history projects, and provide steps on how to get the most out of them. Contact:

For further information and to book, please email movingimagelearning@nls.uk

For more information on the National Library of Scotland at Kelvin Hall schools programme, click Schools programme.