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Here we are again, we've packed our suitcases (I had to sit on mine to close it, and while I am sure it now weighs more than I do, I am assured that it doesn't) so that we can go to the airport after the last presentation of the day.
Morning Session - 21st Century Learning
Added by Lynette Barr on January 28, 2012 at 19:35 — No Comments
We've just filed into the Main Theatre here at the Olympia Conference Centre on Hammersmith Road in London, the same venue that hosted the BETT Conference 2 weeks ago. A different area of the venue is being used - instead of using the huge open area utilised for the BETT Expo, a narrower, longer space is being used to house big, white, inflatable domes with displays in them. I spotted a Nintendo Dome, and it's full of 3DSs set up for delegates to have a go on. I'll be going…Continue
Added by Lynette Barr on January 26, 2012 at 11:04 — No Comments
After seeing Dawn Hallybone speak about using Nintendo Wii and Nintendo DS at Learning Without Frontiers 2011, I have followed her work through her blog From Dawn till Dusk where she writes about her experiences using Games-Based Learning in her classroom. When organising this trip I got in contact with Dawn, and she was more than happy to have myself and Adrian Camm visit her…Continue
Added by Lynette Barr on January 24, 2012 at 3:30 — No Comments
I am currently in London attending conferences and conducting school and university visits as part of my project to investigate best practice in Games-Based Learning in Education. I attended the BETT 2012 Show and Collabor8 4 Change (a BETT Unconference) on Thursday and attended the BETT Teachmeet on Friday at Olympia London, on Hammersmith…Continue
Studio Schools (UK) - Schools for 14-19 year olds to achieve academic quals and route into university. Focus is on teaching curriculum through practical projects, working through doing, and doing through working. Students work to timetables like a business, and have personal coaches as well as teaches. All schools of this kind are publically funded. See:…Continue
Added by Martin Westwell on September 21, 2010 at 11:30 — No Comments
Something that I am currently reading is the OECD Innovation Strategy: Getting A Head Start On Tomorrow.
The report provides analysis and policy guidance on a broad range of issues from education and training to business environment, infrastructure and actions to foster the creation and diffusion of knowledge. It…Continue
Added by Adrian Camm on June 11, 2010 at 13:30 — No Comments
Recordings of the many and varied presentations from the 2010 Innovation Showcase are now available. If you did not have the opportunity to attend the Showcase you will still find the videos and podcasts engaging, and the supporting files include the powerpoints or videos that were shown.Continue
Yesterday I attended the DEECD Innovation Showcase (hashtag…
Added by James Spittal on May 15, 2010 at 22:35 — No Comments
The Digital Education Research Network (DERN) is a network of researchers interested in research about education and the use of digital technologies to improve teaching and learning. It focuses mainly on Australian research although not exclusively. DERN is managed by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) in Melbourne, Australia.
The DERN service…Continue
Added by Adrian Camm on March 19, 2010 at 21:26 — No Comments
Added by Jeff Evans on February 1, 2010 at 11:21 — No Comments