Category: Digital Leaders

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.

Digital Leader Visit Dixons Marchbank

As part of the Bradford Digital Leader Academy programme I get the chance to visit the Digital Leaders at their school to catch up on the activities they have engaged with since the first training session. Today I was warmly welcomed to Dixon’s...

Geek Squad animation session 3

Having created a simple animated sequence last week showing that a plant needed light and water to grow this week’s target was to add a suitable backdrop and show an assortment of flowers all growing at the same time to create the final...

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...

Killinghall Digital Leaders get busy!

Last week I visited Killinghall Primary school to talk to their digital leaders. I was warmly met by Halimah, Elizah, Romaisa, Zara, Zuhayr, Hasnain and Mr Beaumont. The children attended Day one of the Bradford Digital Leader Academy in October and this was...

Digital Leader visit Burley Oaks Primary

I recently visited Burley Oaks Primary school to talk to their Digital Leaders. I was enthusiastically met by Daniel, Gracie, Zach, Megan S, Megan R and Ms Archer. The children attended Day one of the Bradford Digital Leader Academy in October and this...