NAAE Events

 

NAAE online event: Discovering Children’s Books at the British Library

Please join us on Thursday 23 July 2020 for a free, members-only online event to meet Andrea Varney, National Outreach Manager (Digital Learning) at The British Library as she shows us round their free resources.

The event will be held via Zoom and will last around an hour, starting with Andrea presenting a range of available resources which may be useful for your work supporting schools. This will be followed by a Q&A session.

If you know someone who might be interested in joining NAAE, please pass on this email as they would also be welcome at this free event (non-members who sign up may be contacted with an invitation to join NAAE but there is no requirement for them to do so).

Date: Thursday 23rd July 2020

Time: 3.30 pm

Location: via Zoom

Cost: Free for members and guests

Booking through Eventbrite:  here.

 

 

Andrea Varney

NAAE online event: Discover Pobble with Simon Blower

Simon will share how teachers around the world are using Pobble to improve writing.

As well as a demo of the platform Simon will also explain how advisers will be able to use some of the tools, such as moderation, to support their work with schools.

The session will include a demo of many of the new features which include:

– Discover – lessons created by the Pobble team, including Pobble 365

– Publishing – how schools use Pobble to provide an audience and purpose

– Pupil tools – children can upload writing to Pobble and use the self and peer assessment tools

– Moderation – an online tool to support online moderation

Date: Mon, 24 August 2020

Time: 3.30 pm

Location: via Zoom

Cost: Free for members and guests

Booking through Eventbrite:  here.

Simon is one of the Pobble co-founders. After a 16-year teaching career culminating in the role of Deputy Head teacher of a large Primary school in North Yorkshire he left his teaching position to fulfil his dream of impacting the lives of thousands of children. He now leads on the delivery of Pobble into schools. Simon is passionate about making a difference for young writers and helping teachers to deliver high quality literacy sessions.