Sessions 10 minutes

Kahoot

Make learning awesome

In this session Irfan will demonstrate the highly engaging Kahoot quizzing platform. Kahoot’s unique feature over other quizzing tools is the scoring system which combines accuracy with response speed. So if you want to engage your audience with competitive quizzing Kahoot is worth a look. (find out more)

Tuesday 13th December

12-12.10

Sandra Burslem G.06

Nearpod

Tools for the most important job in the world

Nearpod is an engaging presentation experience rich with features that may benefit your presentations. Starting with a PowerPoint, uploading it to Nearpod will automatically generate a presentation that can broadcast to practically any web enabled device. You can add a wide array of interactive elements including quizzes, polls, self-speed slideshows, images that can be annotated, VR slides to give virtual field-trips and more. This session will introduce you to the feature rich presentation platform that captures all your session data for review after. (find out more)

Wednesday 14th December

12.30 - 12.40

John Dalton E0.07

Sway

Reimagine your presentations

Sway is part of the staff offering with Office 365. It allows you to convert documents in to highly engaging web based presentations. You can convert existing documents, so an outline in Word or Powerpoint can be instantly converted into a sway presentation. You can deliver as a regular presentation of leave web embedded as a self-serve presentation for students. Really good if you wanted to experiment with flipped learning. You can embed a range of items within sway and can also embed sways quickly and easily into web pages or Moodle. (find out more)

Wednesday 14th December 2016

12.10 - 12.20

John Dalton E0.07

Mentimeter

Create an environment for intensive discussions

Mentimeter is a simple to use platform that allows you to build an array of polls. Few platforms allow you to build word clouds based on audience response automatically, but Mentimeter does. This is great for temperature checking students and gauging opinion quickly. Mentimeter has an array of different question types you can use and is highly visual so if beautiful looking Polls and quizzes are important then Mentimeter could be the one for you. (find out more)

Thursday 15th December

12.10 -12.20

Brooks Building 2.02

Ombea

Supercharged presentations

Ombea can supercharge your presentations with live response built in. It can be added as a tool within power point allowing you to remain in a family toolset but introduce greater interactivity in your sessions. Ombea is not limited to powerpoint and can be used as a stand alone application and can run on Apple devices. (find out more)

Tuesday 13th December

12.10 - 12.20

Sandra Burslem G.06

Adobe Spark

The canvas is never blank, it's full of opportunity

Adobe spark is less of a interactive tool but allows you to quickly and easily build web based newsletters, embeddable presentations or annotated videos. A really simple interface allows you to build great looking web based presentations with little or no effort. (find out more)

Thursday 15th December

12.20 - 12.30

Brooks Building 2.02

Socrative

Visualizing student understanding has never been easier

Socrative is your classroom app for fun, effective classroom engagement. No matter where or how you teach, Socrative allows you to instantly connect with students as learning happens. Quickly assess students with prepared activities or on-the-fly questions to get immediate insight into student understanding. Then use auto-populated results to determine the best instructional approach to most effectively drive learning. (find out more)

Tuesday 13th December

12.30 - 12.40

Sandra Burslem G.06

Playposit

Unleash Interactive Video

PlayPosit is an online learning environment to create and share interactive video lessons. Teachers begin with any online video (screencasts, Khan Academy, TED, etc.) and transform what is traditionally passive content into an active experience for students, with time-embedded activities. (find out more)

Wednesday 14th December

12.20 - 12.30

John Dalton E0.07

Sli.do

Crowdsource the best questions from your audience

Maximize the effectiveness of your Q&A time. Let the people decide which questions they would most like to discuss.. (find out more)

Tuesday 13th December

12.20 - 12.30

Sandra Burslem G.06

Weebly

A beautiful website starts here

Weebly's powerful drag and drop website builder and guided set up get you to the finish line faster, no coding needed. (find out more)

Thursday 15th December

12 - 12.10

Brooks Building 2.02

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