I defy any teacher to go to a Teachmeet and not leave with a springier step and a more cheerful heart. Even if none of the presentations actually addressed one of your immediate classroom needs, just knowing that you are in a community of like-minded souls who are happy to get together and share ideas and advice reassures the educator and raises the spirit.
Children in 20,000 schools across the UK are being invited by Sir Richard Branson to share how technology is supporting their learning and helping to shape futures.
"I have seen the Future, and it works"
I wrote my last post, Meetups and Teachmeets, here on bee-it just before the annual BETT Show, and it got a gratifyingly positive response. But I genuinely had no idea that with it I had foreseen the future, and tapped into the zeitgeist.
Apps for Good has today announced the finalists in the national Apps for Good Awards 2014, designed to inspire students and discover the country’s leading young digital entrepreneurs.