Worldwide Telescope workshop added to the Microsoft Partners in Learning UK Forum 2011

We have talked about Worldwide Telescope before, its one of our favourite free applications. But, to do the imagery real justice its needs a large display. So we have teamed up with a company called  Science Dome, who will be presenting Worldwide Telescope in one of their inflatable planetariums as a workshop session at our…

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Innovative Teachers Meet @ Microsoft Partners in Learning UK Forum 23rd Nov.

Venue – The Royal Tandoori in Reading Time – 7:30pm-9:30pm Date: 23rd Nov 2011 Last year’s  informal, free event for Teachers and Educators was a resounding success and the overwhelming feedback was that we should do it again. This year’s event will again follow a mix of the usual Unconference or Teachmeet structure. We will…

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A climate of change and being brave – Dan Roberts – Festival of Education #3

Being Brave This is the 3rd Microsoft session from the Sunday Times Festival of Education at Wellington College that took place in June. This presentation is by Dan Roberts Deputy Head at saltash.net community school In this presentation Dan discusses the school’s ethos and attitude to technology and how they have taken and managed risks….

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Microsoft UK Partners in Learning Forum–Additional Workshop–Skype in the Classroom

We are pleased to announce that we have been able to add an extra workshop to the the fantastic list of professional development opportunities at this year’s Forum. Bringing classrooms together with Skype Ever wanted to collaborate with other teachers, classes and experts around the world to help your students learn? Chances are your budget…

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Partners in Learning UK Forum Keynote 2011– Alex Bellos

Maths Made Easy–Alex Bellos I first encountered Alex Bellos on BBC Breakfast TV , talking about about his book, Alex’s Adventures in Numberland,( which I subsequently went out and bought!) He described his passion and interest in Mathematics.  It reminded me that the subject of Maths has some amazing concepts , ideas and activities, that…

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Partners in Learning UK Forum Keynote 2011–Ian Livingstone OBE

BBC Newsnight  last night broadcast an interview with Ian Livingstone, discussing the current of state of computer science education in the UK. You can watch the interview on the BBC iplayer. Ian Livingstone is one of the founding fathers of the UK’s interactive entertainment industry, and will be continuing this discussion in his keynote at…

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Microsoft UK Partners in Learning Forum–Workshops

The 8th Microsoft UK Partners in Learning Forum is a one-day conference, free of charge to all teachers and educators who wish to attend. The workshops and keynotes this year have a STEM ‘flavour’ and address the theme of ‘Teach more, learn more, inspire more.’ This year the Forum is being held at the Microsoft…

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