teach talk: engaging your school with awesome technology

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With everbuilding pressure on teachers in the classroom, implementing change is never easy - especially where new technology is concerned. Find out the exciting measures that three schools have taken to increase the use of technology within the classroom to engage the entire school community.


  • 1.Engaging your school with awesome technologyJohn Taylor High SchoolSharon Chandler and Graham HowellKingsbridge Community CollegeTom Graham and Matt JamesThe Streetly AcademyBilly DownieTeach Talks

2. Frog@JTHS 3. issuesfacedPrevious failed VLEsOld school staffInfrastructureAccess 4. keyfeaturestherolloutResearch and PlanningTrainingSoft LaunchSingle sign on 5. bestpracticeDesignCentralisationA reason to access mild force!Time saving techniquesGet everyone involved 6. engagementVideo by students 7. Kingsbridge Community CollegeTom GrahamGeography TeacherMatt JamesVLE CoordinatorMaths TeacherVLE Coordinator@mattjamestwit@tgrahamgeo 8. ContextWhere are we now? Network Mobile devices Departmental choices 9. Mobile devices from SeptemberDepartment Device QuantityLibrary Netbooks 20English Netbooks 30Maths Tablet 30Science iPads 30RE/History Tablet 30Geography Tablet 30MFL Netbooks 30Drama/Music iPads 15PE Tablets 15Philsophy iPads 15Technology Laptops 156th Form Laptops 30TOTAL 290 10. IT & eLearning Hub5 Whole college Hubse.g. AfL, Literacy,...Staff given choice of HubAll meet termly TriadsPromote action which feeds into departmental practiceBuild alliances across the collegeHelp staff meet targets set out in TIPs and CPDLearning PortalGuided by HoDCross curricularMeet informallyReviewLearnSharecentral libraryFrogcollaborationMatched to CPDE-users groupEmbed into SoWs + T&LVariety of training opportunitiesCoaching 11. Helen - History 12. Helen - History 13. Angela - Science 14. Angela - Science 15. Pete - Art 16. Pete - Art 17. Pete - Art 18. Jon - English 19. Science 20. Science 21. Science 22. Science 23. Science 24. tinyurl.com/kccfrog@mattjamestwit@tgrahamgeo 25. Engaging your school withawesome technology10 ideas to start on tomorrowBilly Downie @billydownieHeadteacher The Streetly Academy 26. Aggregation of Marginal GainsHomeworksLog-inBespokeDesignsLaunch daysOne StopShopProgress DataYear 9 OptionsRAISE PagesCover Work/FrogRoomTutor Reviews 27. Engaging your school withawesome technology10 ideas to start on tomorrowBilly Downie @billydownieHeadteacher The Streetly Academy 28. Any Questions?Teach Talks