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Demonstrator Led Webinars

These webinars and events are created and run by our EdTech Demonstrators addressing local and regional needs but appropriate for a national audience.

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Effective Use of Technology to Support the Processes of Teaching and Learning
Technology Solutions - Platform functionality
Strategic Leadership and Creating Change

Thursday
28
October
2021

15:45 - Tapestry in the Classroom

Demonstrator(s)Kibworth Church of England Primary School

How should we use Tapestry now? How do you engage parents? What do you need to record? Does it support teacher workload? Who should use it in the classroom setting?

Monday
01
November
2021

16:15 - Next Steps in EdTech: Life After Remote Learning

Demonstrator(s)Sandringham School

Working to build upon the successes and steps forward made during remote learning. This 45 minute webinar will explore how we can capitalise and build upon the lessons learnt and skills established during this time. We will share wider research and look at how we, at Sandringham, have sustained and developed our use of technology across the past 10 years. There will be time for questions and answers at the end.

Tuesday
02
November
2021

12:00 - ICT School Leadership Roadshow - Barrow

Demonstrator(s)Dalton St Mary's Primary School

A series of free events designed to inform Headteachers and Senior Leaders of the latest trends and updates in education technology. About this event Join us for a limited series of School Leadership events, exploring the role of technology in education, and the rapid changes made over the last 24-months. This event is hosted by Dalton St Mary's CE Primary (DSM), a sector-leader in the education technology space. DSM have been awarded the Apple Distinguished School and Apple Regional Training Centre accreditations, and also holds a position on the EdTech Demonstrator Programme. In collaboration with leading Apple Authorised Educaton Specialist, Sync, DSM will share and demonstrate the ways that iPad helps them to reduce the workloads of teachers, make assessment more efficient, and deliver more engaging learning. The afternoon will begin with a hot buffet and time to network from 12.45pm. The event will continue at 1.15pm with discussions, practical workshops, and time to ask questions / action plan. Sessions include: Developing a Strategy: School Vision, Planning, and Finance How iPad supports teachers and learners and DSM Assessment practices and whole-school workflows If you are a Senior Leader, and interested in finding out how technology can transform your school - or you would like to make sure that the technology you already have is being used to its full potential, then this is the event for you! 

Tuesday
02
November
2021

15:30 - EdTech Options for Supplementing & Improving Key Stage 2 Maths

Specialisms Primary Primary Teaching Teaching
Demonstrator(s)Digital Learning Cornwall - Aspire Academy Trust (Mount Hawke Academy)

Maths EdTech options for KS2 - a brief overview of some of the key tools with questions and answers:

  • Times Tables Rockstars - key approaches for using it well
  • Sumdog - accessing analysis and setting work for children
  • Learning by Questions - key approaches for use
  • Seneca Learning
  • Maths Frame
  • Timestables.co.uk
  • Further tools and discussion

This session is free to attend via the EdTech Demonstrators Programme. It is due to run as a quick-burst 45-minute session, but there will be scope for extended Q+A for those who would like to use the opportunity.

Tuesday
02
November
2021

16:15 - Let’s get jazzy documents looking fun & engaging– with Adobe Spark Page

Specialisms Apps/Tools Apps/Tools
Demonstrator(s)Harlow College
CategoryEffective Use of Technology to Support the Processes of Teaching and Learning

Polish up any working document with the latest design trends to make your resources jazzy in just 30 minutes in Adobe Spark Page

Wednesday
03
November
2021

12:00 - ICT School Leadership Roadshow - Keswick

Demonstrator(s)Dalton St Mary's Primary School

A series of free events designed to inform Headteachers and Senior Leaders of the latest trends and updates in education technology. About this event Join us for a limited series of School Leadership events, exploring the role of technology in education, and the rapid changes made over the last 24-months. This event is hosted by Dalton St Mary's CE Primary (DSM), a sector-leader in the education technology space. DSM have been awarded the Apple Distinguished School and Apple Regional Training Centre accreditations, and also holds a position on the EdTech Demonstrator Programme. In collaboration with leading Apple Authorised Educaton Specialist, Sync, DSM will share and demonstrate the ways that iPad helps them to reduce the workloads of teachers, make assessment more efficient, and deliver more engaging learning. The afternoon will begin with a hot buffet and time to network from 12.45pm. The event will continue at 1.15pm with discussions, practical workshops, and time to ask questions / action plan. Sessions include: Developing a Strategy: School Vision, Planning, and Finance How iPad supports teachers and learners and DSM Assessment practices and whole-school workflows If you are a Senior Leader, and interested in finding out how technology can transform your school - or you would like to make sure that the technology you already have is being used to its full potential, then this is the event for you! 

Wednesday
03
November
2021

12:00 - How Not to Suck at PowerPoint

Specialisms PowerPoint PowerPoint Microsoft Microsoft
Demonstrator(s)Exeter College
CategoryEffective Use of Technology to Support the Processes of Teaching and Learning

Want to spice up your presentations but short on time? Fancy flipping a classroom and trying out a new way of working? You fell asleep during Aunt Betty's 300 slide PowerPoint on her 19th Tandem Bicycle trip to Cambodia and don't want your lessons to sound like hers. Well, don't be like Betty. Be awesome. Join Anthony for a lighter, more engaging presentation, on presentations!

Wednesday
03
November
2021

13:30 - Excel Basics to Save Time in the School Office

Specialisms Office 365 Office 365 Finance and Budgeting Finance and Budgeting Staff Workload Staff Workload Microsoft Microsoft
Demonstrator(s)Digital Learning Cornwall - Aspire Academy Trust (Mount Hawke Academy)

A session for school and multi-academy business managers and administrators.

The session focuses on the use of Microsoft Excel to improve the processing of information and save time in a school office environment.

Peter Bradburn, delivering this session, has extensive experience in procurement and implementation of IT systems across both primary and secondary settings. Schools and MATs will be invited to gain further help with us through the EdTech Demonstrator programme; tailored to your specific requirements.

This session will make explicit reference to:

  • Excel basics including filtering and sorting data
  • Using formulas
  • Mail merging data into letters

This session will consist of a short presentation followed by conversation and Q+A as required by attendees.

Wednesday
03
November
2021

15:30 - Spelling Shed for Primary Schools

Specialisms Primary Primary
Demonstrator(s)Digital Learning Cornwall - Aspire Academy Trust (Mount Hawke Academy)

Spelling Shed for primary schools

This quick-burst session will look at the practicalities of implementing this spelling scheme product across a typical primary school setting.

The session will include tips and advice on:

  • Choices on elements to deliver in-class and as homework
  • Setting up week-by-week automated spellings for different classes and groups
  • Managing staff / pupil accounts, classes and logins across a school
  • Group learning elements and game options

The session will also include the option for extensive Q+A as led by attendees.

All sessions are free to attend via the EdTech Demonstrator Programme. Many run as quick-burst sessions with scope for extended Q+A as requested.

Schools in England will be requested to register for the EdTech Demonstrator Programme (fully funded by DfE), when accessing the training

Thursday
04
November
2021

15:45 - Microsoft Teams and Parents

Specialisms Teams Teams Microsoft Microsoft
Demonstrator(s)Kibworth Church of England Primary School

What do parents need to know? How can we engage parents to access Teams? Why should we use another learning platform? Is there additional support for parents?

Tuesday
09
November
2021

13:30 - Cyber Security - Simple Steps to Protect your School

Specialisms Office 365 Office 365 Cyber Security Cyber Security Microsoft Microsoft
Demonstrator(s)Digital Learning Cornwall - Aspire Academy Trust (Mount Hawke Academy)

A session for school and multi-academy management and leaders / business managers / IT managers / EdTech & Computing curriculum leaders.

The cyber security threat to schools is on the increase. The impact of ransomware, data breaches and fraud can be hugely damaging.

This session will help you to understand the nature of these risks and:

  • Help you to identify the risks in your network
  • Focus on simple steps that make a big difference
  • Demo tools within MS Office 365 to improve security
  • Explore security by design - considerations when implementing systems
  • Discuss Cyber Essentials - a framework to help guide your next steps
  • Cover Data protection implications
Thursday
11
November
2021

14:00 - Tapestry - Observations & Basics (for TAs/Support Staff/Beginners)

Specialisms Primary Primary
Demonstrator(s)Digital Learning Cornwall - Aspire Academy Trust (Mount Hawke Academy)

Suitable for staff who wish to get up-to-speed quickly with Tapestry observation making and parental communication; either in Reception / KS1, or working with a child in one to one circumstances.

Full of lots of tips and tricks for saving time and making the most of this digital platform.

A short presentation will cover the processes involved, followed by an opportunity for Q+A and specific help with devices / observation techniques / Tapestry accounts. If staff cannot commit to the whole session, they are welcome to drop in and out as required.

Please note, this event will be taking place online. It is free to attend - institutions in England will need to complete a form for the DfE's EdTech Demonstrator Programme.

Thursday
11
November
2021

15:45 - Assignments and Grades

Specialisms Teams Teams Assessment/Feedback Assessment/Feedback Microsoft Microsoft
Demonstrator(s)Kibworth Church of England Primary School

How to use assignments and grades in Teams. Teacher view/pupil view. Creating an assignment. Using the grades tab. Top tips and features

Monday
15
November
2021

15:30 - Google Classroom & Key Tools

Specialisms Classroom Classroom Blended Learning Blended Learning Google Google
Demonstrator(s)Digital Learning Cornwall - Aspire Academy Trust (Mount Hawke Academy)

Google Classroom and Additional Tools for In-Class and Blended Learning - including use of video:

  • Google Classroom is a key tool in communication, task setting and feedback for children.
  • Look at clear, rational ways to layout your lessons, while adding variety and liveliness through video and other online systems.
  • Additional tools - often free - that can be integrated into GC easily for great gains and motivated learners.

This session is free to attend via the EdTech Demonstrators Programme. It is due to run as a quick-burst 45-minute session, but there will be scope for extended Q+A for those who would like to use the opportunity.

Wednesday
17
November
2021

15:30 - Seesaw for Primary - where, why and how

Specialisms Primary Primary
Demonstrator(s)Digital Learning Cornwall - Aspire Academy Trust (Mount Hawke Academy)

Seesaw is an increasingly popular platform for primary schools; bringing alive communication and feedback between students and teachers, including Key Stage 1.

This session will look at Seesaw usage in-class, and will also consider how Seesaw can be used to provide homework communications and other facets of home / school communication.

Includes links and mentions to other web-based tools that can be used in conjunction with Seesaw.

This session is free to attend via the EdTech Demonstrators Programme. It is due to run as a quick-burst 45-minute session, but there will be scope for extended Q+A for those who would like to use the opportunity.

Wednesday
24
November
2021

12:00 - ICT School Leadership Roadshow - Kendal

Demonstrator(s)Dalton St Mary's Primary School

A series of free events designed to inform Headteachers and Senior Leaders of the latest trends and updates in education technology. About this event Join us for a limited series of School Leadership events, exploring the role of technology in education, and the rapid changes made over the last 24-months. This event is hosted by Dalton St Mary's CE Primary (DSM), a sector-leader in the education technology space. DSM have been awarded the Apple Distinguished School and Apple Regional Training Centre accreditations, and also holds a position on the EdTech Demonstrator Programme. In collaboration with leading Apple Authorised Educaton Specialist, Sync, DSM will share and demonstrate the ways that iPad helps them to reduce the workloads of teachers, make assessment more efficient, and deliver more engaging learning. The afternoon will begin with a hot buffet and time to network from 12.45pm. The event will continue at 1.15pm with discussions, practical workshops, and time to ask questions / action plan. Sessions include: Developing a Strategy: School Vision, Planning, and Finance How iPad supports teachers and learners and DSM Assessment practices and whole-school workflows If you are a Senior Leader, and interested in finding out how technology can transform your school - or you would like to make sure that the technology you already have is being used to its full potential, then this is the event for you! 

Wednesday
24
November
2021

12:00 - Tech Tips and Timesavers

Specialisms Remote Learning Remote Learning
Demonstrator(s)Exeter College
CategoryEffective Use of Technology to Support the Processes of Teaching and Learning

Working from home brings a whole stack of new challenges for us, join the Innovations team and learn how to get the most out of your every day apps. In this session we will help you Discover, Draft, Do, Declutter and Document your remote working life.

Wednesday
24
November
2021

16:15 - A new modern twist using Nearpod

Specialisms Apps/Tools Apps/Tools
Demonstrator(s)Harlow College
CategoryEffective Use of Technology to Support the Processes of Teaching and Learning

You'll wonder how you taught without it.

Nearpod helps educators make any lesson interactive whether in the classroom or virtual

Thursday
25
November
2021

12:00 - ICT School Leadership Roadshow - Carlisle

Demonstrator(s)Dalton St Mary's Primary School

A series of free events designed to inform Headteachers and Senior Leaders of the latest trends and updates in education technology. About this event Join us for a limited series of School Leadership events, exploring the role of technology in education, and the rapid changes made over the last 24-months. This event is hosted by Dalton St Mary's CE Primary (DSM), a sector-leader in the education technology space. DSM have been awarded the Apple Distinguished School and Apple Regional Training Centre accreditations, and also holds a position on the EdTech Demonstrator Programme. In collaboration with leading Apple Authorised Educaton Specialist, Sync, DSM will share and demonstrate the ways that iPad helps them to reduce the workloads of teachers, make assessment more efficient, and deliver more engaging learning. The afternoon will begin with a hot buffet and time to network from 12.45pm. The event will continue at 1.15pm with discussions, practical workshops, and time to ask questions / action plan. Sessions include: Developing a Strategy: School Vision, Planning, and Finance How iPad supports teachers and learners and DSM Assessment practices and whole-school workflows If you are a Senior Leader, and interested in finding out how technology can transform your school - or you would like to make sure that the technology you already have is being used to its full potential, then this is the event for you! 

Thursday
25
November
2021

15:45 - Teaching & Learning– Blended Approach

Specialisms Blended Learning Blended Learning
Demonstrator(s)Kibworth Church of England Primary School

What is blended learning? Does it make an impact on teaching and learning? How do I encourage the teaching staff to embed blended learning into their lessons? Where do we start?

Thursday
02
December
2021

15:45 - How to support a group of learners with Teams?

Specialisms Teams Teams Forms Forms Microsoft Microsoft
Demonstrator(s)Kibworth Church of England Primary School

How to use Teams meetings. How to use the posts tab in Teams. Using polls and MS Forms. Embedding apps into the Team. Adapting & locking the channels. Assignments

Thursday
02
December
2021

16:15 - Active learning in the classroom or remotely using – Padlet

Specialisms Apps/Tools Apps/Tools
Demonstrator(s)Harlow College
CategoryEffective Use of Technology to Support the Processes of Teaching and Learning

Part 1: Padlet for collaborative learning and assessment in the classroom

 

Part 2: Online portfolio – impress employers, universities and awarding bodies 

Monday
06
December
2021

16:15 - Formative Assement: Using Technology to Inform Recovery Support in Education

Demonstrator(s)Sandringham School

How do you understand where your students are and how can you use technology to support this? A short evidence based webinar to support and aid your approach and application of recovery support in education. We will be exploring how EdTech can be used to establish positive routines for formative assessment, identifying practice which will support teachers in checking student understanding, collecting data and then using that data to inform best practice. We will also be looking at how the recovery premium and externally provided programmes of support may benefit you during this time.

Tuesday
07
December
2021

15:45 - What should we see in the classroom?

Specialisms Strategy Strategy
Demonstrator(s)Kibworth Church of England Primary School

What questions should governors be asking? How do they know what they should be looking for and where can they find more information

Tuesday
07
December
2021

16:15 - Inspire and stimulate feedback using – Showbie

Specialisms Apps/Tools Apps/Tools
Demonstrator(s)Harlow College
CategoryEffective Use of Technology to Support the Processes of Teaching and Learning

Visual feedback in minutes using amazing tools, pen tool, highlighter tool, text tool and voice notes in Showbie

Wednesday
08
December
2021

12:00 - Education Transformation Framework

Specialisms Strategy Strategy
Demonstrator(s)Exeter College
CategoryStrategic Leadership and Creating Change

Join Anthony Martin (Digital Innovations and Engagement Manager at Exeter College) in an introduction to the ETF, and how Exeter College are embedding this in our approaches to digital and our evolving digital strategy. From this session we help you think about the questions you need to ask as you start your journey and signpost you to some practical next steps.

Thursday
09
December
2021

15:45 - Creating a supportive learning environment on Teams

Specialisms Teams Teams Microsoft Microsoft
Demonstrator(s)Kibworth Church of England Primary School

Look at a class Team. What can you do with the channels? Adding Stream videos to a channel. Threaded conversations. Group or individual channels. Additional channel tabs. Communicating with parents

Thursday
16
December
2021

15:45 - Utilise the learning platforms to promote wellbeing for all

Specialisms Forms Forms OneNote OneNote Microsoft Microsoft
Demonstrator(s)Kibworth Church of England Primary School

Use assignments to send out a short wellbeing Form. Use the Class Notebook and create a reflection section for the children during PSHE lessons. Set up a specific section for individual children/parents

Thursday
06
January
2022

15:45 - Tapestry and Child Accounts

Specialisms Primary Primary
Demonstrator(s)Kibworth Church of England Primary School

What is the child account? How do we set it up? What do we need to do before we use it with the children? How should it be used with the children? Can it be used at home? Why is it important for the children to have their own account?

Tuesday
11
January
2022

15:45 - Using Microsoft Teams with your Class

Specialisms Teams Teams Microsoft Microsoft
Demonstrator(s)Kibworth Church of England Primary School

What do the children need to know? How can we engage children to access Teams? Why should we use another learning platform? How do we teach lessons with Teams? What are the benefits and the difficulties?

Thursday
13
January
2022

15:45 - Class Notebook – The structure and how to use it in the classroom and for homework

Specialisms Microsoft Microsoft OneNote OneNote
Demonstrator(s)Kibworth Church of England Primary School

What is the class notebook? Why do we need to think about the structure? Useful features and inclusive tools. Linking the class notebook to assignments. How to use it during lessons and for homework?

Tuesday
18
January
2022

15:45 - Blended Learning Champions and Every Teacher an Expert

Specialisms Blended Learning Blended Learning
Demonstrator(s)Kibworth Church of England Primary School

The importance of blended learning champions and experts. Helpful resources and training. Real examples. How can I convince every teacher to become an expert? What impact will this have on my staff’s wellbeing?

Thursday
20
January
2022

15:45 - How to Teach & Support an Intervention Group on Teams

Specialisms Teams Teams Microsoft Microsoft
Demonstrator(s)Kibworth Church of England Primary School

Look at the structure of three intervention sessions. What apps and tools did the staff use? How to keep the children engaged? How to teach the children to use the tools?

Tuesday
01
February
2022

15:45 - Understanding the Key Features in OneNote

Specialisms OneNote OneNote Microsoft Microsoft
Demonstrator(s)Kibworth Church of England Primary School

Inclusive tools in OneNote. How to structure and personalise a class notebook for a small group of children or individual children. How to use the collaboration space, content library and the teacher only space? Distribute pages

Thursday
03
February
2022

15:45 - Create structures in the online platforms to enable you to support children efficiently

Demonstrator(s)Kibworth Church of England Primary School

In the class Team set up a locked ELSA channel for specific children so that they can request to speak to an adult. Request to unlock private chat and video (admin) for children/parents who need additional support. Protocols and procedures

Thursday
10
February
2022

15:45 - Supporting SEND through Technology / Blended Learning

Demonstrator(s)Kibworth Church of England Primary School

What does this look like in a blended learning classroom? How are SEND pupils supported on the LMP?

Thursday
24
February
2022

15:45 - Tapestry and Microsoft Teams (Flipgrid and Kahoot)

Demonstrator(s)Kibworth Church of England Primary School

How to combine the two learning platforms. Why do we need to use both platforms? What do the parents need to know? How should teachers be using Teams in EYFS?

Tuesday
01
March
2022

15:45 - Class Notebook, Children and Parents

Demonstrator(s)Kibworth Church of England Primary School

What is the class notebook? When should teachers and children use it? How will it help to support learning? Why do parents need to know about the class notebook?

Thursday
03
March
2022

15:45 - Assessment and Feedback – MS Forms, Class Notebook and Assignments

Specialisms Microsoft Microsoft
Demonstrator(s)Kibworth Church of England Primary School

Making formative assessment efficient and effective. A quick overview of Forms and how to analyse the feedback form a quiz. Class notebook – audio tool, digital inking, stickers, typed communication, and feedback. Feedback in the assignments tab – rubrics, points and general

Tuesday
08
March
2022

15:45 - Staff CPD and Training

Specialisms Microsoft Microsoft
Demonstrator(s)Kibworth Church of England Primary School

Microsoft Education Centre and other courses. Inset training. Changing staff meetings and inset days. Flexible Working. Programme links. Be creative with your teachers release time and using Teams

Thursday
10
March
2022

15:45 - How to use the Class Notebook with an Intervention Group

Specialisms Teams Teams Microsoft Microsoft
Demonstrator(s)Kibworth Church of England Primary School

The class notebook and how to use it in Teams. Set up new sections for groups of children. Use the collaboration space. Set individual tasks and support the children (multi-authoring). Use video clips, embed websites, research information, use the audio tool, use dictate and digital inking

Tuesday
22
March
2022

15:45 - Creating sections in the Class Notebook to support learners and communicate with parents/carers

Specialisms Microsoft Microsoft
Demonstrator(s)Kibworth Church of England Primary School

Create new sections and pages in the notebook. How to use the notebook to communicate with parents and carers. Tips and hints

Thursday
24
March
2022

15:45 - Make the tools work for you – Reduce Workload

Specialisms Forms Forms Microsoft Microsoft
Demonstrator(s)Kibworth Church of England Primary School

Use MS Forms. Use assignments. Use the Class Notebook (Teacher only) for notes. Use the OneDrive. Use Share Point. Use Word and SWAY to create letters and send information

Thursday
31
March
2022

15:45 - Safeguarding and Online Safety for Governors

Specialisms Digital Wellbeing Digital Wellbeing Cyber Security Cyber Security
Demonstrator(s)Kibworth Church of England Primary School

What should schools be doing? What policies need to be on school websites? How do schools keep staff informed? What does an online-safety / safeguarding audit look like?