Transform Teaching & Learning with Mobile Technology

Transform Teaching & Learning with Mobile Technology

We’d love for you to join us at this FREE event and experience how mobile technology can transform both teaching and learning in the classroom in a way that improves student engagement and results.

During the course of the day, we aim to provide you with knowledge in the following areas:
·  Learn the fundamentals of using mobile devices as a tool in your school.
·  Have a good awareness of the different operating systems available when choosing a mobile device, & the advantages & drawbacks of each
·  Explore new ways of engaging in the learning process
·  Discover and develop ways to create exciting content for your classroom
·  Raise awareness of potential to enhance and transform learning and teaching using technology


8.45 – 9.15 – Arrival/Registration & Refreshments

9.30 – Introduction to Academia – Presented by Nick Sims

9.45 – Workshop A- Lets Create! – Discovering ways to create digital content using cross platform applications.

Workshop B – Imagine: Using different techniques including Green Screens, QR codes and AR to develop imagination and creativity across the curriculum.

Presented by Jonathan Slater & Paul Hutton

10.45 – Refreshments

11.00 – Workshop C –  No more Chalk and Talk – Developing current resources to enhance teaching and learning in your classroom

Workshop D – Let’s work together – Use mobile devices in your classroom to collaborate, share and create engaging content across the curriculum.

Presented by Jonathan Slater & Paul Hutton

12.00 – Q & A – Presented by Jonathan Slater 

12.15 – Lunch – Supplier engagement

13.00 – Which platform is best you? – Presented by Jonathan Slater, Nick Sims & Paul Hutton

13.30 – Workshop & Tour – Presented by Jonathan Slater

14.30 – Refreshments

14.45 – Show & Tell & Next Steps – Presented by Jonathan Slater & Nick Sims

15.30 – Close


The Speakers:

S_Paul Paul Hutton: Since 1989 Paul has taught in several local authorities in primary schools in England and worked strategically as part of leadership teams in schools. He taught students in two secondary schools in France and in a Language School in Sydney, Australia.  For over three years he worked as a Senior Lecturer for the New Opportunities Fund (NOF), training nationally in over 100 schools, empowering teachers to make effective, engaging and relevant use of ICT in line with the advent of the internet in UK schools. He also served as a school governor and vice chair for seven years.

Paul set up Krowdrah in 2014 and is excited to be inspiring quality learning and teaching with technology in schools, colleges and academies nationally. He supports school leaders with their vision for learning with technologies linked to raising standards in achievement and designing packages for professional development ; as a highly experienced teacher he supports other teachers with mapping technologies into their existing long term planning, confidently supports identified groups and readily leads lessons to model effective, engaging, inspirational use of technologies.


S_Jonny Jonathan Slater: Jonathan has worked as a trainer/consultant/technician with over 50 schools nationwide, to help them implement mobile devices successfully into their school and curriculum. His experience from working in the classroom and the ‘backroom’ environment allows him to close that gap between technicians and teaching staff, ensuring all parties involved in any deployment have a clear vision. Before joining the Academia team, Jonathan worked in the film and television industry.

For the last 18 months he has been delivering Teacher training sessions to all abilities covering a wide range of topics. His enthusiastic and engaging approach allows for a relaxed learning environment, with 100% attendees saying they would recommend Jonathan’s training and found it beneficial to their development.

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