Welcome to the website for TeachtheTeachers Meet
This ‘TeachMeet’ will be unique as it is being organised and run by students (namely the Digital Leaders of Fulford School) with the focus on students speaking at the event and teachers/educators in the audience.
The event will be held at the Fulford School on 28th June 2012.
A little history of our journey as Digital Leaders
Just to give you a little background about us, the Fulford School Digital Leaders:
We are a group of 8 who are tech enthusiasts with one simple aim:
“Aim to advance the use of technology throughout school and use it to enhance learning”.
Applied in response to an email application sent through the school system to become Digital Leaders. Interviewed and accepted on to the program .
February 2011 to May 2011
Various mini-projects such as amending and contributing to school website, peer presentations, videoing each other and analysing presenting skills, discovering web 2.0 tools and sharing new tools/skills in the group
Co-ordinated, videoed and edited footage of teaching in lessons in school as part of Fulford’s in-house Outstanding Teaching & Learning Group programme
Prepared for and led staff INSET twilight sessions on using Prezi in the classroom
Visited Skipton Girls’ High School to observe and provide feedback to Fulford Senior Leadership Team on the use of mobile technology in school
Invitation to visit Microsoft UK HQ in Reading to share ideas and experiences with another school on work as Digital Leaders
Delivered presentations on use of Web 2.0 tools to PGCE students at Huddersfield University
Took part in a professional video as part of the Microsoft Partners in Learning network working on a deforestation project (see the video here)
Showcasing of this video plus question and answer session live on stage in London for the Microsoft Education Leaders Briefing (see all materials including videos here)
Presented at TeachMeettakeover as part of BETT 2012 at Olympia
Our latest work
We have decided to hold our own TeachtheTeachersMeet so we can tell others about what we do and how we feel the technology can improve learning. We will also have some guest speakers sharing their views as well!