Naace Newsletter 21 October 2016

In this week’s edition:

* We are pleased to announce that the delegate bookings for the National Education Technology Conference 2017 are now open!
* The National Education Technology Conference; Guidance for Speakers
* Request to members – help us grow Naace
* Making Education Technology pay its way – the Emancipatory Effect
* GiDT Themed Training
* Further speakers confirmed – Smart Procurement for Schools, Saving Money and More
* What does creative computing look like? 5 key themes…and yes, you need time!
* Life After Levels Conferences
* Ministerial statement from Justine Greening: Primary Education
* Fellows
* eGuide update- more guides available for members
* Sponsors’ corner
* Bits and pieces

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GiDT Themed Training

I’ve been working through training scenarios for Get it Done Training (GiDT) in Office 365. This latest video looks at how 365 might be applied to support a school in refreshing their Schemes of Work.

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What does creative computing look like? 5 key themes…and yes, you need time!


In conversation with Sam Patterson, Puppet Master & Makerspace Coordinator, Echo Horizon School, San Francisco (@SamPatue), Michael Luetjen, Computer Sci. & EdTech Lead Learner, Pine Crest School, Florida (@Criticalclick), and Cory Roush, Literacy Specialist at Muskingum County Library System, Ohio (@coryroush) certain traits can be identified which are exciting educators ‘beyond the hour of code.’ These are…

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Naace Newsletter 14 October 2016

*The National EdTech Conference 2017
* Challenges and Opportunities
* Inviting Members and Sponsoring Partners to ‘Smart Procurement for Schools, Saving Money and More’ Friday 4 November 2016
* Other news
* Sponsor updates
* Bits and pieces

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Naace partners product update newsletter 30 September 2016

* Crick Software: London CPD Day for special school staff this term
* Plum Innovations
* EducationCity
* CanvasCon: Calling all educators
* InfoMentor
* E-safety Support: Plan e-safety activities throughout the 2016/17 academic year
* Did you know that Aardman Animations are celebrating a special birthday turning 40 this year?
* Life After Levels Launch New Website
* Switched on Computing
* Show My Homework
* Derventio Education
* Join the Microsoft Educator Community for free today!

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