30.01.13. Events in the MirandaLounge: MirandaNet at BETT13

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:

About MirandaMods

“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

January 30th – 2nd February
Excel Centre, Royal Docklands,
London, E16 1DR