BETT 2017 – Microsoft Learn Live Theatre and Showcase Classroom Session Schedule


Now that the festive holidays are behind us, there’s one thing for us to look forward to… BETT 2017! We're pleased to share the schedules for our Learn Live Theatre and Showcase Classroom sessions.

BETT allows us at Microsoft to connect with the broader education community. It allows our Education to team to connect with and celebrate the amazing achievements of our partners and customers. It also allows us to showcase the exciting things that our Showcase Schools and MIEEs are up to, sharing all the latest with everyone at the show.

This year it’s going to be big! The biggest show floor, coupled with the biggest partner village yet and the most dynamic range of interactive sessions will make this year without question, the best BETT yet!

Building on the incredible success of previous BETT shows, we aim to deliver even more value by ensure that we deliver authentic, value-add stories and experiences across a huge dynamic range of sessions across the entire show. We’re going to have scenario led demos and presentations, our Learn Live Theatre and Showcase classroom sessions lead by educators delivering amazing content.

These sessions will focus on how digital transformation and the amazing changes to how we do things in education. In addition, the show will feature inspiring speakers and education experts who will share their insights across a range of keynote speeches and seminars that you won't want to miss!


Learn Live Theatre

A full overview of all sessions can be found below. Each session is 20 minutes in long, with a short break between sessions. If you can't make a particular slot then do no worry! The sessions are repeated twice daily, so find the time the suits you best. While you get comfortable in our Learn Live Theatre we will have plenty of great videos from schools playing on the screens!

Here's the full schedule:

Wednesday - Friday

  • 10.30am - 11.00am: Intro to Minecraft: Education Edition - Stephen Reid (Immersive Minds) & Meenoo Rami (Minecraft Education)
  • 11.00am - 11.30am: Virtual Adventures with Skype in the Classroom - Kristy Griffin (The Bolsover School)
  • 11.30pm - 12.00pm: Badges and more: An introduction to teacher training and CPD - Paul Watkins (Ysgol Bae Baglan School)
  • 12.00pm - 12.30pm: Learning Tools for OneNote: transforming the learning experience one student at a time - Jan Lusty (Knowl Hill School) & Mike Tholfsen (Microsoft)
  • 12.30pm - 1.00pm: Windows 10 in Education: Helping students and teachers do great things - Ben Whitfield (St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School) & Craig Ashley (Microsoft)
  • 1.00pm - 1.30pm: Surface in Education: Reimagined for Learning - Alan Crawford (Shireland Collegiate Academy) & George Isherwood (Microsoft)
  • 1.30pm - 2.00pm: Day in the Life of an Educator with Office 365 - Ari Schorr (Microsoft) & Natalie Burgess (Microsoft Teacher Ambassador)

 

  • 2.00pm - 2.30pm: Intro to Minecraft: Education Edition - Stephen Reid (Immersive Minds) & Meenoo Rami (Minecraft Education)
  • 2.30pm - 3.00pm: Virtual Adventures with Skype in the Classroom - Kristy Griffin (The Bolsover School)
  • 3.00pm - 3.30pm: Badges and more: An introduction to teacher training and CPD - Paul Watkins (Ysgol Bae Baglan School)
  • 3.30pm - 4.00pm: Learning Tools for OneNote: transforming the learning experience one student at a time - Jan Lusty (Knowl Hill School) & Mike Tholfsen (Microsoft)
  • 4.00pm - 4.30pm: Windows 10 in Education: Helping students and teachers do great things - Ben Whitfield (St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School) & Craig Ashley (Microsoft)
  • 4.30pm - 5.00pm: Surface in Education: Reimagined for Learning - Alan Crawford (Shireland Collegiate Academy) & George Isherwood (Microsoft)
  • 5.00pm - 5.30pm: Day in the Life of an Educator with Office 365 - Ari Schorr (Microsoft) & Natalie Burgess (Microsoft Teacher Ambassador)

Saturday

  • 10.30am - 11.00am: Intro to Minecraft: Education Edition - Stephen Reid (Immersive Minds) & Meenoo Rami (Minecraft Education)
  • 11.00am - 11.30am: Virtual Adventures with Skype in the Classroom - Kristy Griffin (The Bolsover School)
  • 11.30pm - 12.00pm: Badges and more: An introduction to teacher training and CPD - Paul Watkins (Ysgol Bae Baglan School)
  • 12.00pm - 12.30pm: Learning Tools for OneNote: transforming the learning experience one student at a time - Jan Lusty (Knowl Hill School) & Mike Tholfsen (Microsoft)
  • 12.30pm - 1.00pm: Windows 10 in Education: Helping students and teachers do great things - Ben Whitfield (St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School) & Craig Ashley (Microsoft)
  • 1.00pm - 1.30pm: Surface in Education: Reimagined for Learning - Alan Crawford (Shireland Collegiate Academy) & George Isherwood (Microsoft)
  • 1.30pm - 2.00pm: Day in the Life of an Educator with Office 365 - Ari Schorr (Microsoft) & Natalie Burgess (Microsoft Teacher Ambassador)
  • 2.00pm - 2.30pm: Windows 10 in Education: Helping students and teachers do great things - Ben Whitfield (St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School) & Craig Ashley (Microsoft)

Showcase Classroom

We will also be providing hands on interactive sessions that are 20 minutes in length and will be delivered by Teacher Ambassadors and members of the Microsoft in Education team. This provides a great chance to get a more hands on guided experience with our expert, getting a more in depth learning experience on all the latest and greatest!

Wednesday - Friday

  • 10.30am - 11.00am: Inking and learning with Windows 10
  • 11.00am - 11.30am: Start your MIE journey with your first badge
  • 11.30am - 12.00pm: Welcome to the new Microsoft Classroom
  • 12.00pm - 12.30pm: OneNote: A digital companion for you and your students
  • 12.30pm - 1.00pm: Save time with skills from the Office 365 ninjas
  • 1.00pm - 1.30pm: Creating a Professional Learning Community in 3 easy steps
  • 1.30pm - 2.00pm: Intune for Education: Device Management Made Easy

 

  • 2.00pm - 2.30pm: Inking and learning with Windows 10
  • 2.30pm - 3.00pm: Start your MIE journey with your first badge
  • 3.00pm - 3.30pm: Welcome to the new Microsoft Classroom
  • 3.30pm - 4.00pm: OneNote: A digital companion for you and your students
  • 4.00pm - 4.30pm: Save time with skills from the Office 365 ninjas
  • 4.30pm - 5.00pm: Creating a Professional Learning Community in 3 easy steps
  • 5.00pm - 5.30pm: Intune for Education: Device Management Made Easy

Saturday

  • 10.30am - 11.00am: Inking and learning with Windows 10
  • 11.00am - 11.30am: Start your MIE journey with your first badge
  • 11.30am - 12.00pm: Welcome to the new Microsoft Classroom
  • 12.00pm - 12.30pm: OneNote: A digital companion for you and your students
  • 12.30pm - 1.00pm: Save time with skills from the Office 365 ninjas
  • 1.00pm - 1.30pm: Creating a Professional Learning Community in 3 easy steps
  • 1.30pm - 2.00pm: Intune for Education: Device Management Made Easy
  • 2.00pm - 2.30pm: Inking and learning with Windows 10

We look forward to seeing you at BETT, but if you can’t attend, follow us on Twitter for all the updates, analysis and valuable insights we’ll be sharing with the entire Microsoft Educator community.

Looking forward to an amazing BETT 2017!

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