Naace Newsletter 20 January 2017

The annual Education Technology Conference is taking place this March - will you be joining us? Join us for the NaaceMeet – a teachmeet style event and networking dinner at the National Education Technology Conference 2017 Naace at Bett – stand G135 Assessment and a New Partnership Successful school does it again How can technology assist dyslexic learners? Schools aggregated procurement for tablets, laptops and desktops The EdTech Podcast Weekly - Latest Episode Links Sponsors' Corner
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Successful school does it again

"This is really a brilliant example of Third Millennium Learning" Park Road Primary School shows exceptional use of technology across many aspects of teaching and learning both in school and beyond. This supports and enhances the learning experience of pupils and the school demonstrates outstanding communication activity across the whole school and community.
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Naace Newsletter 6 January 2017

In this edition: Mind the digital skills gap: Naace conference workshop Skype in the Classroom HundrED School wins high praise Primary school leads the way on parental engagement The EdTech Podcast Weekly #46 - with Prof Stephen Heppell Opportunity for Naace members at Bett 2017 Children left to fend for themselves in the digital world Sponsors' corner Bits and pieces
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Primary school leads the way on parental engagement

Whilst the first video submission focuses on the role technology has played in empowering pupils, this new submission shows how the school has gone on to use technology to build a powerful learning community that engages all stakeholders in pupils' learning experiences. These go beyond the use of technology to push information to parents, and involve parents in gathering assessment evidence, thus demonstrating the value placed on learning beyond the classroom walls.
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School wins high praise

There was some great news for Denbigh High School this week- the school has been showered in praise from the judges as they were awarded 'Feature school' status for their Third Millennium Learning Award submission. The school says of itself: 'Denbigh is a thriving and happy learning community where expectations and standards are very high.' The judges did not disagree.
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Naace Newsletter 16 December 2016

In this edition: Holiday greetings and more... EdTech Challenger Event Free CPD at Bett 2017 Non-examination assessment (NEA) requirements tightened Sponsors' corner Bits and pieces
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Naace Newsletter 2 December 2016

In this week's edition: Baker’s Dozen – Programming Pedagogy Breakout for the Naace Conference Physical computing with the Raspberry Pi at Naace Conference Computing Assessment Framework An Essential Guide to using Ed Tech for Assessment for Learning DfE grammar schools consultation A strategy to improve experiences of computing and technology for pupils Naace @ The Academies Show 2016 Education Business Technology Summit E-safety 360 degree safe E-Safety Mark assessor training The Edtech Podcast Sponsors' Corner Bits and pieces
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Naace Newsletter 18 November 2016

In this edition: * Promoting STEM careers by incorporating Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, GIS and 3D printing in the classroom - join us for this keynote at the National Education Technology Conference 2017 * Jargon-busting in EdTech * Bett 2017 celebrates education game changers * PowerPoint’s Neglected Talents * 2017 Bett Award finalists * Invite to Minecraft: Education Edition – UK launch event * Sponsors' corner * Bits and pieces
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Jargon-busting in EdTech

We’re surrounded by incredible innovations in technology for education, but the terminology surrounding this and the types of learning made possible can often be confusing. We throw around terms like “flipped learning” and “gamification”, but what do these actually mean in practice?
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