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EXHIBITOR PROFILES44www.scottishlearningfestival.org.ukThe Scottish Learning Festival 2010 Show GuideVisit Oxford University Press at stand D45 and see Project X the amazing whole school improvement programme researched and developed to raise boys' literacy standards. Maths Makes Sense, a transformational system that delivers deep mathematical understanding for every child. Read Write Inc. Comprehension Plus - a dynamic language programme for upper juniors. From Oxford Reading Tree, Stories for writing by Pie Corbett inspires a love of reading and story telling. Floppy's Phonics fiction and non-fiction titles featuring your favourite characters. Time Chronicles, Biff, Chip, Kipper and friends have grown up and their true destiny is about to be revealed...OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESSD45Great Clarendon Street, Oxford, OX2 6DP, UKTel: 01865 353 070Fax: 01865 353 309Email: sarah.turner@oup.comWeb: www.oup.co.ukThe Outward Bound Trust has been established in Scotland for over 75 years. We offer high adventure and profound learning opportunities through our residential and peripatetic outdoor learning programmes. Our courses support the experiences and outcomes set out in a Curriculum for Excellence, especially in the area of Health and Wellbeing. The Trust raises over £2 million each year to be offered in bursary support for school and other groups, supporting the access of young people onto our programmes where economic issues would be an obstacle.THE OUTWARD BOUND TRUSTK50Hackthorpe Hall, Hackthorpe, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 9DW, UKTel: 01931 740020Fax: 01931 740001Email: peter.moran@outwardbound.org.ukWeb: www.theoutwardboundtrust.org.ukOutside The Box Learning Resources provide Teachers and Educationalists with innovative professional development resources, which are cutting edge, classroom focused, embedded with thinking skills, problem solving, critical and creative thinking, practical multiple intelligence instruction and learning styles. These resources focus on the 'How' rather than the 'What' students are learning. Two exciting new products will be launched at the Scottish Learning Festival namely the 'Spell Write Right' games based spelling programme and the S.A.L.T (Stop Ask Listen Talk) conflict resolution programme. Outside the Box provide resources suitable for foundation level, key stage 1 - key stage 4 and special needs students. OUTSIDE THE BOX LEARNING RESOURCESQ30W6W Tougher's Business Park, Newhall, Naas, County Kildare, IrelandTel: +353 45 409 322Fax: +353 45 409 959Email: irene@otb.ieWeb: www.otb.ieOur Dynamic Earth is the only centre of its kind in the UK dedicated to the furthering of Earth and Environmental Sciences. The HMIe inspected education service seeks to enthuse and encourage young people with challenging relevant and enjoyable curriculum linked learning in a stimulating and unique environment. Actively engaging young people with opportunities for both intra and interdisciplinary learning you can choose from immersive storytelling, investigative workshops, topical group debates or inspirational lectures covering a broad variety of Science and Social Studies topics including climate change, volcanoes and earthquakes, biodiversity, energy sources and sustainability. OUR DYNAMIC EARTHH61Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, EH8 8AS, UKTel: 0131 550 7800Fax: 0131 550 7801Email: enquiries@dynamicearth.co.ukWeb: www.dynamicearth.co.ukOrkney Islands Council is the smallest local authority in Scotland and serves about 3000 pupils across 22 schools, with many of our schools located in remote island communities. Education has a high profile in Orkney and so there are high expectations of achievement and equality of access to education. All schools are supported through visiting specialist who may even fly or take a boat on a daily basis to provide expressive arts and secondary subject support! Increasingly Glow is playing a role in supporting collaborative activities amongst our schools and supporting our ' Islands apart working together' ethos.ORKNEY ISLANDS COUNCILLA12School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY, UKTel: 01856 873535Web: www.orkney.gov.ukNumberGym Software specialises in maths software for school and home. Fantastic on whiteboards. Winner of the Pirelli Award for the Communication of Mathematics, "for its ability to provide children, by means of interactive tools and games, with an informal and fun approach to the complex world of mathematics". From Foundation to KS4 (ages 4 to 16), from learning multiplication tables to creative open-ended explorations, games and challenges. All our software is age neutral and uses minimal text so no barriers to accessing the mathematics. Great for SEN, adult learners, gifted & talented, class teaching and individual learning programs.NUMBERGYM SOFTWAREJ64A108 Brampton Road, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL1 4PY, UKTel: 01727 759 439Email: melvynrust@numbergym.co.ukWeb: www.numbergym.co.ukNorth Lanarkshire Council's Learning and Leisure Services has produced a series of high quality curricular resources which form part of a programme of support for the whole school development linked to Curriculum for Excellence. Resources have a proven record in raising pupil attainment and are specifically designed to ease teacher workload by providing teacher and pupil material and planning formats. A selection of resources are available for viewing and forpurchase at the North Lanarkshire exhibition stand with teachers on hand to provide information on the latest addition to our active literacy resources.NORTH LANARKSHIRE COUNCILLA7Kildonan Street, Coatbridge, ML5 3BT, ScotlandTel: 01236 812215Fax: 01236 812575Email: qdspacks@northlan.gov.ukWeb: www.northlanarkshire.gov.uk/curriculummaterialsNorth Ayrshire Council Education and Skills serves a school population of around 20,000 pupils in 53 primary, nine secondary and four special schools. Younger children attend one of the Council's 40 nurseries or approved voluntary or private nurseries. The recently restructured Community Services focuses on maintaining the strong traditions of lifelong learning and capacity building and is now developing projects emerging from the integrated service. Active learning is well embedded throughout our schools. The development of Curriculum for Excellence, with a strong focus on literacy, numeracy and HWB, has been supported through collaborative learning, cross-curricular work and learning outdoors.NORTH AYRSHIRE COUNCILLA30Cunninghame House, Irvine, KA12 8EE, ScotlandTel: 01294 324445Fax: 01294 324444Email: gjohnstone@north-ayrshire.gov.ukWeb: www.north-ayrshire.gov.uk

www.scottishlearningfestival.org.uk45The Scottish Learning Festival 2010 Show GuideEXHIBITOR PROFILESPrim-Ed Publishing specialises in the publication of high quality teacher resource material, covering all areas of the curriculum. All our books are written by practising classroom teachers. Come visit us on Stand D27 and you will see a full selection of our copymasters, workbooks, software and posters. You will be able to browse our NEW releases like The Comprehension Box, English Homework Back to Basics and Exploring Visual Arts and get a demonstration of Maths Basic Facts and other fantastic easy to use interactive software. There will also be great show offers for all visitors.PRIM-ED PUBLISHINGD27Po Box 2840, Coventry, CV6 5ZY, UKTel: 0870 876 0151Fax: 0870 876 0152Email: louise@prim-ed.comWeb: www.prim-ed.comPrescience Communications has worked primarily in the area of innovative educational videoconferencing since 1999. For example, in working for Glasgow City's Education Directorate, we provided consultancy, training, proof of concept and advanced programmes for Glasgow's 29 secondary schools. Our innovative real-world links projects have been reported internationally and, more locally, at the Scottish Learning Festival and Edinburgh's E-live festival. We have developed a test, the Mr Benn Test, a method for developing and judging the quality of real-world links to schools who follow an advanced school curricula, such as Scotland's Curriculum for Excellence. This work was presented at the 2010 European Distance Education Network conference in Valencia.PRESCIENCE COMMUNICATIONSJ64NThe Melting Pot, 5 Rose Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian EH12 2PR, UKTel: 0131 313 3599Email: t.kane@prescience.co.ukWeb: www.prescience.co.uk PlayFoam® (from Learning Resources®) is the squishable, mouldable, tactile sculpting material that has to be experienced hands-on! Visit the stand and discover lightweight, non-toxic PlayFoam that comes in eight different colours and original and sparkle varieties. It never dries, crumbles or sticks to skin or surfaces keeping children engaged and mess-free. Children can get really creative and build anything in their imagination, and when they're done they can simply squish it and start again making the creative possibilities endless! PlayFoam comes ready to use and its therapeutic properties make it perfect for special needs children too.PlayFoam®A125 Merchants Close, Oldmedow Road, Hardwick Estate, Kings Lynn, Norfolk PE30 4JX, UKTel: 01553 762276Fax: 01553 769943Email: customerservice@learning-resources.co.ukWeb: www.LearningResources.co.ukPlayback ICE places learners and those who have a responsibility for their education and personal development at the forefront of our resource development.Including: A Sector Leading Self Evaluation E- Resource - How Well Do You Know Your School? embedding self-evaluation into everyday classroom practice, Moving On - Transition in Action - A Personal and Social Development Programme Credit Rated by Scottish Qualifications' Authority onto the SCQF at Level 3 and 4 comparable to a General/Foundation Standard Grade, fully linked to CfE Experiences and Outcomes across Health and Wellbeing, Literacy and Numeracy placing students at the centre of every activity. PLAYBACK ICED52489 Lanark Road, Edinburgh, EH14 5DQ, Great BritainTel: 0131 453 5514Email: lizfitzpatrick@playback.fsbusiness.co.ukWeb: www.playbackice.comThe PETA Foundation is pleased to be exhibiting free humane-education materials for all age groups. These include lesson plans, DVDs and other materials to help you teach kindness and empathy for every living being. We will also be giving away our cross-curricular Meat-Free Monday resources for both primary and secondary schools! By participating in Meat-Free Monday, school pupils will learn to be more responsible global citizens, better understanding how the choices they make today will affect themselves and future generations tomorrow. Come pick up your free packs at Stand A24!PETA FOUNDATIONA24Po Box 36678, London, SE1 1YE, UKTel: 020 7357 9229, ext. 263Fax: 020 7357 0901 Email: Education@petaf.org.ukWeb: PETAF.org.ukNurseries within Perth & Kinross have been involved in a development which has promoted integrated working between the Early Years Team, Speech and Language Therapists and I CAN (Early Talk). This has been aimed at developing practitioners' skills in supporting children's speech and language development leading to I CAN accreditation.PERTH & KINROSS COUNCILLA9Early Years Base, c/o Balhousie PS, Dunkeld Road, Perth, Perthshire PH1 5DH, ScotlandTel: 01738 639991Fax: 01738 634582Email: vbeckett@balhousie.pkc.sch.ukPearson is the world's largest supplier of education and business resources, helping children and adults to learn and businesses to make better decisions. Pearson supports teachers and learners in Scotland raise attainment through: . Heinemann and Longman delivering primary and secondary resources for the Curriculum for Excellence . BBC Active with inspirational content to enhance learning . Pearson Phoenix in delivering the e¹ centrally hosted Management Information System to Fife, Highland and Western Isles . Fronter helping educators innovate by providing a digital platform for learning.PearsonK15PO Box 229, 11 Caxton Hill, SG13 7XH, UKTel: 0845 630 1111Fax: 01865 314028Email: jack.ormandy@pearson.comWeb: www.pearsonschoolsandfecolleges.co.ukThose involved in the use of Hand Held devices in teaching environments will find the products displayed by Parat UK Ltd of particular interest. The IT related division of Parat UK Ltd provides systems for the charging and synchronising of multiple iPods, iPhones and iPads, and for the charging of Nintendo DTis. The PARASYNC functions universally with iPod and iPhone models of all generations, and will charge and synchronise 20 devices: simply Connect PARASYNC to your MacBook and open iTunes; no third party management software required. Other systems on display charge and store multiple numbers of Netbooks and Nintendo DTis. PARAT UK LTDJ64VUnit C1 Europa Trading Estate, Europa Way, Stoneclough Road, Radcliffe, Manchester M26 1GG, UKTel: 01204 868 630Fax: 01204 868 631Email: sales@paratuk.co.ukWeb: www.paratuk.co.uk