Since February 2011 Marc has been speaking at various events and conferences. These include TeachMeets, Local Authority CPD courses, Geographical Association Conferences and the BETT Show. Marc is also the manager of the Apple Regional Training Centre, Nottingham, which offers free courses throughout the year to schools in region. Visit the Nottingham RTC website here or see the upcoming courses below.
If you would like to know more about the courses that Marc offers, please get in touch using the forms on the ‘Contact’ page of this blog.
Introduction to iPad: Wednesday 27th September
4.00pm – 5.30pm, Burton Joyce Primary School
Today, you will experience how iPad can open up new, engaging ways of teaching and learning. You’ll learn how to Get Started With iPad, Work With iPad, Explore Learning Resources and how to Go Further.
Later in the session, you’ll see how the Apple Teacher Programme can help you develop the skills needed to deliver powerful learning experiences with iPad in the classroom. You’ll also have the opportunity to earn some Apple Teacher badges before the end of the session.
You Will Need:
- Your iPad
- Camera, Notes, Photos, Safari app (all pre-installed)
- To enrol your personal Apple ID to the Apple Teacher Learning Centre
iPad and the Early Years, Monday 16th October
4.00pm – 5,30pm, Burton Joyce Primary School
This is a bespoke workshop for early years teachers and leaders. You will understand how to use to iPad apps in Maths and English whilst progressing technology skills throughout the school year. This practical session will also showcase children’s work from a Foundation 2 class and you will build understanding of which apps to use in continuous provision areas and why.
Special Events: iPad in Education Networks
Delegates must attend all 3 networks.
Day 1 12/10/17
Day 2 08/03/18
Day 3 12/06/18
Edwinstowe House, 1.00pm – 4.00pm
Now in its 4th year, this network showcases the most effective practice with iPad devices.
Each course provides a wealth of app suggestions, practical resources, training and advice – all presented in a lively, fun and hands-on style. Every event includes specialist input from an Apple Distinguished Educator.
LINK2ICT, Birmingham City Council: Keynote speaker at Computing conference.
Nottinghamshire County Council Computing Conference: Planned and Organised Agenda, Workshops and Keynotes
Derbyshire County Council Computing Conference: Unplugged Coding and Maths Journal workshops
Nursery World Show Conference 2017: The Rich Potential of Children’s Photography seminar
Nottinghamshire County Council Leadership Conference: leading the Day 1 agenda
Slide to Unlock: Meet iPad.
iMovie and Creative Writing
The Coding Playground returns with a focus on STEM challenges
Teacher Authored Texts: iPad and Guided Reading
‘People, Wildlife and Timber’ with The Forestry Commission.
Animation Playground (Special Event for Student Teachers at Nottingham Trent University)
Coding Playground (Special Event at Computing at Schools Hub East Midlands)
- Hola iPad!
Digital Treasure Hunts.
Enabling Environments: Early Years and iPads
Guided Reading with iPad: Using Teacher Authored Texts
Nottinghamshire County Council iPad in Education Networks
Unlock to Learn: Meet iPad
The iPad Classroom: ongoing professional development group
Apple Regional Training Centre Conferences
Apple Learning Tour (Midlands)
TeachMeet East Midlands
Beeston Fields Primary School: bespoke learning workshop
Gotham Primary School: 3 bespoke learning workshops
Jesse Gray Primary School: 6 bespoke learning workshops
Heymann Primary School: bespoke learning workshop
Nottinghamshire County Council Teaching Assistants Conference.
Kings Independent School, Rochester: bespoke INSET
BETT Show 2014 Presentations
Powerful Tools for Writing, Derbyshire Hotel: Friday 29th November
Nottinghamshire Leadership Conference, Nottinghamshire County Council: Thursday 7th November
Computing at Schools event, Nottingham Trent University
The Festival of Innovation, Nottinghamshire County Council
Education Innovation Conference, European Electronique, Manchester
Transformation Conference, Nottinghamshire County Council
The BETT Show 2013 Presentations
iPad and Age-Appropriate ICT in a Playgroup Setting: Training with staff and commitee members, Sale and Davy’s Playgroup, Barrow-on-Trent, Derby
iPad in Early Years: Workshop at Leamore Apple Regional Training Centre
iPad in Primary Education: Head Teacher conference
iPad in Early Years: Nottinghamshire County Council, Local Authority Conference,
Workshop: Supporting staff and children with Apps Based Learning in a ‘single iPad setting’ Tiny Tots Day Nursery, Derbyshire
Speaking at a Recently Qualified Teachers twilight training event about Apps and Games Based Learning
Derbyshire County Council “Moving Forward Together” Early Years Conference
BETT Show 2012 Presentations
Foundation Stage Network Meeting, Autumn Term – Nottinghamshire County Council, Ashfield District
Geographical Association Conference 2011, University of Surrey, Guildford