Keynote: Out Of This World – Tech To Inspire

Presented by: Tim Rylands & Sarah Neild

Tim Rylands and Sarah Neild, both award winning teachers, will present some inspiring, accessible tools and ideas, for raising the level of writing, speaking and listening, and creativity in children of all ages. An exploration of virtual worlds, Web2.0 and visual literacy elements, and how they have had a huge impact on raising children’s confidence and collaboration, across the creative curriculum. Using, and creating, relevant, engaging resources, to motivate, and enthuse, children of all ages and abilities. Come prepared to be inspired and to leave with many practical ideas to apply back in the classroom.

Presenter Biography:

Tim and Sarah travel the globe as the “So Into It” team, bringing magical learning to schools, teachers, & children of all ages, sharing and showcasing interesting, (and more often than not, FREE) tools, resources and ideas, some old, some new, all inspiringly useful. Tim is a master at developing literacy and imaginative thinking by leading students though the world of immersive multimedia games like Myst. (Think Gandalf without the hair!). Team tagging with Sarah, he will pepper the audience with ideas to take back to class. (Oh, and watch out for the magic wand!).