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Saturday, August 10 • 12:10pm - 1:00pm
Make Learning Real

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Learning must be real, kids need to see the why's and how's of where their learning relates to the real world. Incorporating real-world concepts, scenarios and collaborative working environments are now possible across many areas. Because of the combination of realistic simulations, simple apps, single sign-on websites and accessible media and printing technologies: authentic learning experiences are easier than ever. I want to guide you through the way we are crossing the curriculum and incorporating multiple subjects in tasks that engage students to go deeper. I will share apps, websites, spreadsheets, activities, concept maps and assessments that are already successfully working within our classrooms. We use cloud-based learning, 1 to 1 Chromebooks, Minecraft, CAD, Email correspondence and Financial planning. Primary school never looked so professional.

This session is suitable for: Primary

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Steve Whitehead

Learning Technologies Coordinator, Ardtornish Primary School
While living in central London in the early 2000's I was given the opportunity to coordinate the schools minuscule IT area. I loved my position despite the job's frustrations of no budget and terrible existing hardware. With the enlistment of talented parents and colleagues, we got... Read More →


Saturday August 10, 2019 12:10pm - 1:00pm
Room: M10