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Using Technology to Excite Learners - seminar

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Using Technology to Excite Learners - seminar

Time: February 2, 2010 from 9am to 3pm
Location: Venue: RENAISSANCE LEARNING UK LTD
Street: 32 Harbour Exchange Square
City/Town: London E14 9JX
Event Type: web2.0, seminar
Organized By: Bev Humphrey, Woolwich Poly, UK
Latest Activity: Jan 28, 2010

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Specialist Schools & Academies Trust seminar
Using Technology to Excite Learners
Date: Tuesday 2nd February 9.00am to 3.15pm)

Cost: £80 per delegate
Led by: Bev Humphrey (Literacy Lead Practitioner)
‘Who should attend?’ … Anyone interested in using new technologies for literacy teaching or to enthuse students about learning by using the tools they use online all the time - for any subject
Hear from excellent practitioners about ways they use online applications and technology such as mini camcorders innovatively to encourage students to enjoy increasing their knowledge using new collaborative medias. Topics will include nings, international shared writing, Twitter, ereaders, Skype/videoconferencing, Voicethread, Glogster, using social networking for continuing professional development and many others. .
Benefits of attending:
• Increased knowledge of new technology
• Learn how to use technology to have an impact on teaching and learning
• Hear from a popular children’s author about how he uses technology to promote reading to young people
• Learn how web 2.0 can make the job of getting young people to read and write much easier – and more fun!
We are very lucky to have children’s author Tommy Donbavand (@tommydonbavand) presenting at this seminar, along with Dai Barnes (@daibarnes) an inspiring teacher who is very experienced at using online media with learners, Caroline Roche (@carolineroche) a school librarian and proficient blogger and twitterer (!), Nicola McNee (@NicolaMcNee) librarian and enthusiastic user of glogster, igoogle etc and Bev Humphrey (@LibWithAttitude) LRC Manager/Learning Gateway Coordinator and founder of the Write Path, an international collaborative writing project. We are confident that everyone that attends will go away with at least two new ideas to use in school – please do look presenters up on Twitter to get an idea of their focus and enthusiasm for new medias.
To book or for more information please contact: Bev Humphrey by email:Bev.humphrey@yahoo.co.uk
Alternatively email Shazia Asgher practitioners@ssatrust.org.uk or contact her by phone on 0207 802 9003

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