Many thanks for the annual support of our associate companies who have made this event possible: Classroom Communications, Follett, IRIS Connect and LightSpeed. Also the BETT13 associates: GEBOL; Group Call; Oracle; Steljes; My Knowledge Map; Texas Instruments; Outstream; and, TSM workshops. ‘Drop in’ demos were run between sessions by Light Speed, IRIS-Connect, My Knowledge Map and KO-SU.
Read David Obst’s BETT Blog.
Wednesday 30th January
Miranda’s ICT curriculum: today and tomorrow
The MirandaNet unconference opened with an interview with Sir Bob Geldof.
Questions and Answers: ‘The World is Calling’
with Professor Christina Preston and Stuart Abrahams, GroupCall.
Linking CPD, learning and technology:
David Weston, Chief Executive Teacher Development Trust
The MirandaNet approach to the new ICT curriculum:
Ian Lynch, GEBOL, Theo Keuchel, MirandaNet; Allison Allen, Outstream and Naace.
The accompanying MindMeister map can be found here:
Create your own mind maps at MindMeister
What does innovation in education look like?
Caroline Wright, from BESA, led a panel of MirandaNet associates, all of whom are designing the tools to promote innovation in teaching and learning including: IRIS-Connect, Follett; Group Call; KO-SU; Tom Holland, My Knowledge Map; GEBOL; LightSpeed; My Knowledge Map; Texas Instruments; and TSM workshops.
MirandaMod: An ICT curriculum for the Knowledge Age
Douglas Butler (TSM Workshops); Iris Lanny (Oracle); Bill Mitchell (British Computer Society); Roger Turner, LightSpeed; Andrea Forbes (Texas Instruments); Dr Chris Yapp and Dr John Cuthell, MirandaNet.
Here’s the MindMeister map:
“One way of visualising the MirandaMod method of working together in Web 2 is to compare it to the growth of a rhizome, a plant stem that sends out roots and shoots that allow the plant to propagate itself through organic growth into the surrounding habitat.”
MirandaNet Lounge abstracts and presentations.
Powering Learning BETT13