The last Northants BLT Development Day of the school year takes place on Tuesday 21st May at Bridgewater Primary. The theme of the event centres around ‘student voice’ and how we might use digital tools, creative processes and techniques to increase the ownership and impact of pupils on their own learning and school communities.
The overview of the day is below and you can still sign up for the event at http://bltmay2013.eventbrite.com
09:15 – Arrival
09:30 – Amplifying Student Voice in Learning and School Life
Principles and parameters of student voice in schools with practical examples from around the world.
10:00 – Tools for Participation
Hands-on exploration and evaluation of digital tools for encouraging, facilitating and capturing student participation.
11:00 – Coffee
11:15 – School Councils and Digital Leaders – Problem Finders and Solvers
Sharing ideas, approaches and experiences – including short presentations from digital leaders in local schools. Collaborating to create a BLT Problem Finders toolkit for schools.
12.30 – Lunch – (Bring your own!)
13:15 – Creative Processes to Equip Students for Impact
Exploring a range of hands-on creative processes and techniques that students and teachers can put to immediate use back in school to identify and come up with innovative ways of tackling problems that are worth solving.
14:45 – Launch of the $100 Challenge
A collaborative opportunity for school councils and digital leaders in Northants BLT schools and in Texas, USA to use their creativity to make a positive impact on their school communities.
15:00 – Finish