BETT 2012: Using motion capture technology

Extract from today’s feature in the Guardian on how technology is revolutionising classroom learning. The use of technology in schools marks an increasing convergence of the classroom with children’s home lives. Gareth Ritter, a teacher at a Willows high school in Cardiff, has begun using motion capture technology to harness his pupils’ enthusiasm for playing…

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BETT 2012: Microsoft DreamSpark

As part of the Curriculum pod on our stand at BETT 2012, in addition to Learning Suite, Partners in Learning Network, Skype in the Classroom and the IT Academy, we will be showcasing Microsoft DreamSpark. If you are not familiar with this offering, DreamSpark is essentially a free suite of development and design software from…

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So what exactly are the Microsoft team showing off at BETT 2012?

I can honestly say that the last couple of months has kept me extremely busy with organising the Microsoft stand at BETT 2012! With everything from staff, to entertainment, to presenters and presentations, demo kit right the way through to the colour of the polo shirts (dark blue as apparently Steve Beswick doesn’t suit pink…)…

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BETT 2012: Gaming in Education

As mentioned earlier this week, a core focus for us at BETT 2012 is gaming in education. With a dedicated showcase area staffed by the K-Team and inspiring daily presentations by the always motivating Ollie Bray, our stand at BETT 2012 promises to be an essential pit stop for those interested in learning more about…

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BETT 2012 here we come!

Happy New Year! Hope you all had a great festive season! With the holidays now behind us, its now all go to get ready for BETT 2012. After months of preparation, I can’t believe its now only a little over a week to go! More will be revealed over the next week on the blog,…

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