Monthly Archives: March 2014

Training Teachers in Mobile Learning

Since June of last year, Sir Jonathan North Community College have been working on a BSF ICT Innovation Project which aims to develop staff pedagogy in the delivery of content and resources to students in a familiar and accessible manner; enhancing … Continue reading

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Making Learning LAST: an Innovation Project

As part of their BSF ICT Innovation Project, Beaumont Leys will be using classroom observation technology to deliver three elements of the project: supporting self and peer observation and reflection for NQTs and Year 2 teachers, recording teaching materials for … Continue reading

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Improving Digital Literacy at Babington Community College

Having trialled iPads within the school, Babington are now turning their investigations towards web-based services and tools in order to support a cross-platform approach – through a BSF ICT Innovation Award. Martin Corbishley, the school’s Computing Subject Leader, aims to … Continue reading

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iPad Orchestra: An Innovation Project

On Friday 14 March, Ash Field Academy treated an audience of pupils, staff and family to a performance of their iPad Orchestra. The project, funded as a Leicester City Council BSF ICT Innovation project, was started in January and has … Continue reading

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TeachMeet Leicester Digital Literacy #TMDL14

TeachMeet Digital Literacy 2014 from Josie Fraser   This week we held a TeachMeet in collaboration with VESA (the Vocational Education Support Agency). Hosted at Crown Hills Community College on 18th March, the evening was an opportunity for educators from … Continue reading

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Staff Digital Literacy Resources – call for recommendations

The DigiLit Leicester project is collecting resources to share with and support school staff in developing their practice in relation to key digital literacy areas – and we very much want your help! We are collecting recommended resources that provide … Continue reading

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Flipped Classroom: final reflections

Mark Ostler, Faculty lead for Humanities at St Paul’s Catholic School, has been investigating the flipped classroom technique with his learners, as one of our BSF ICT Innovation Projects. You can read Mark’s initial and interim posts here. The end? … Continue reading

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