Category: Digital Leaders

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Digital Leaders are pupils trained to be experts and advocates of using appropriate technologies in schools allowing them to act as ambassadors and peer mentors for staff, students and parents. There are hundreds of schools with thousands of Digital Leaders across the UK and feedback from pupils and staff at the schools is overwhelmingly positive. This has resulted in a range of connected technologies and pedagogies used effectively to raise self-esteem, improve attainment, independent learning and engagement across the curriculum. Many Digital Leaders support the management of a range of technologies across the school reducing the workload of teachers and the Computing subject leader.

Geek Squad animation session 2

So this week we had our second Geek Squad session at Shipley C.E. Primary. Having experimented with the basic tools of Go Ink’s animation app last week, we started to explore using multiple frames to make the animations a little longer and a...

Digital Leader visit St William’s Catholic Primary

Last week I visited St William’s Catholic Primary school to talk to their digital leaders. I was warmly met by Nicholas, Musa, Hannah, Harry, Wiki, Reece and Mrs Battersby. The children attended day one of the Bradford Digital Leader Academy in October and...

Digital Leaders: What makes a good presentation?

As part of our Digital Leader Academy we have online badges accredited to Digital Leaders for effective presenting. In order to achieve the Presenter Level 1 Badge the children need to be able to plan, create, deliver and review an effective presentation(s). In order...