Click Here for the minutes of the meeting held on the 1st Nov at BHASVIC (as pdf). I would have put them in the body of this text but Donna has formatted them so beautifully that it would be a shame to lose that. But as a very quick summary, and as a precursor to next week’s meeting: The meeting
Did you know that in 2011, the combined shipments of smart phones and tablet computers are forecast to exceed those of personal computers (Morgan Stanley)? Did you also know that according to education experts in organisations such as BECTA and Futurlab, Smartphones – mobile phones that offer internet access and apps – have been proven
Attendees Mick Landman Paul Platts, ICT T&L Consultant B&H Council Charlotte Curl, IRIS Connect Richard Vahrman, Locomatrix Anne Caybourne, Digital Comms consultant, also mentoring digital minds Darren Snow, Crew Club Kevin Gist, Crew Club Martin Howe, City College Donna Comerford, resting teacher CT consultant Daniel Clark, Vivid Darren Kelly, faculty lead, ICT Sue Kolman, Education
As part of Brighton Digital Festival. Digital Education Brighton, Vital, IRIS Connect and City College came together to organise this very successful TeachMeet – 60+ attendees, 11 presentations and curry for all. Follow this link to see videos of all the presentations, and look out for another event in 2012.
Innov8 is an Open Innovation competition sponsored by Pearson Education that is open for entry now and closes on 31st October. The competition is open to anyone with an interest and good ideas about ways of applying technology in learning. There will be 5 finalists who will each receive £1,000 to take part in a
The 21st century is a digital age that permeates all our lives We work in new ways We communicate in new ways We socialise in new ways We must educate in new ways Digital technology, in the forms of mobile apps, games and other interactive resources, offers new and exciting ways of learning that can be
The meeting was attended by 12 people and started with a general round the table intro and then Update on the three projects that were identified at the last meeting. Using smartphones in the classroom. Mick updated the group. There has been interest from some teachers in participating in this. Notably Anna has a secondary teacher