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#BettChat archive 22nd January 2013

Bett‏  @Bett_show

Welcome to #BettChat! Today’s topic: your peer tips and advice for new & familiar faces at #Bett_Show. Who wants to start?

Lucie Da Silva‏  @eSchools_Lucie

Literature vs photos, so many brochures are dumped outside and paper is heavy! #BETTChat

eInstructionApacEmea‏  @eInstruction_uk

#BettChat Wear the comfiest shoes you can find. Trust us, your feet will thank you at the end of a busy day (or 4!) #Bett_Show

russell dyas‏  @russdev

@bett_show Decide your focus and must visit stands before you go vrs wondering around the show #BETTChat

Vocab Express‏  @vocabexpress

With the scale of #Bett_Show, planning your visit in advance on the website can really help make the most of your day! #BettChat

Lucie Da Silva‏  @eSchools_Lucie

PLAN PLAN PLAN. It’s a big place…focus on why you are there and remember what you want to gain from your visit #bettchat

Lucie Da Silva  ‏@eSchools_Lucie

Wear layers, if ExCel is like Olympia…it gets pretty hot in there! Oh and take some deodorant 😉 #bettchat

Lucie Da Silva‏  @eSchools_Lucie

Bring your own sandwiches…or take out a loan in order to buy lunch… #bettchat

eInstructionApacEmea‏  @eInstruction_uk

Registering for your visitor pass in advance on the #Bett_Show website can also help you beat the morning door queues! #BettChat

BESA  @besatweet

@Bett_show #BettChat the BESA Information Point is the best place throughout the show to get any information you need – we’re here to help

BBC Worldwide’s Labs  ‏@BBCWLabs

#BETTChat: advice to get the most out the event – plan, stay focused & wear comfy shoes (passing this on to @kosuMobile @Flooved)

Lucie Da Silva‏  @eSchools_Lucie

Look out for your free coffee vouchers available through our partners #bettchat #eschools #workingtogetherforfreecaffeine

Advanced learning‏  @advlearning

If you want to attend any seminars make sure you book in advance so you don’t miss out #BETTChat

Karen Pernyes‏  @KarenPernyes

@Bett_show It’s bigger than you think. Don’t just turn up without planning or comfy shoes #BettChat

eInstructionApacEmea‏  @eInstruction_uk

We’ve heard talk of people adding their Twitter ID to the visitor passes – makes connecting with others after easier! #BettChat

WebBased‏  @WebBasedLtd

Check out the Bett profiles beforehand & use the new interactive floorplan to mark who you want to see & where you need to go #BettChat

Claire Ashton  ‏@ClaireAshton

#BettChat don’t collect brochures willy-nilly, you’ll end up with a very heavy bag you’re unlikely to look at again.

Bett‏  @Bett_show

We’d like to add make sure to follow the hashtag #Bett_Show as we will be tweeting news, events & offers throughout the show! #BettChat

BBC Worldwide’s Labs‏  @BBCWLabs

@eInstruction_uk Great idea! Adding Twitter ID to your visitor pass! #bettchat

Casio Projectors  ‏@CasioProjectors

@Bett_show Look out for our Casio stand at the show – new faces, you won’t be alone, we have some excited Bett-newcomers too! #BettChat

Claire Ashton‏  @ClaireAshton

Take your device and connect to the wi-fi. Many companies have gone electronic with their brochures/information using QR codes #BettChat

Claire Ashton‏  @ClaireAshton

Search out stand offers and competitions promoted on Twitter only! Find out company hash tags for the show before arriving #BettChat

Karen Pernyes‏  @KarenPernyes

#BettChat @ClaireAshton shoulderbag or rucksack at least – you’ll end up with stacks of paperwork however hard you try

Peter Mason‏  @ptrmsn

#BettChat Plan your visit in advance! I’ve shared my top tips over on the @PlanetSherston blog. http://bit.ly/USrMKb

WebBased‏  @WebBasedLtd

You’ll have a lot to get round on the day so save plenty of time by pre-registering for #Bett_Show https://form.n200.com/?s=2hfw51qqzv2p4&check=1 … #BettChat

Robyn Clark Rajab  ‏@clarkformaths

#BettChat #Bett_show all I want to know is how to survive the weather in England! It’s scaring me more than giving a talk.

Smoothwall  ‏@Smoothwall

Pre-register to save hassle http://bit.ly/OUQAA1 #Bettchat

Bett‏  @Bett_show

Don’t forget to download the new #Bett_Show app for an interactive schedule and directory of all there is to see! #BettChat

Lucie Da Silva‏  @eSchools_Lucie

@clarkformaths It’s shorts and flip flops weather over here currently so don’t worry 😉 #bettchat #britishweather

Kevin Brunton‏  @kbrunton1912

#BettChat Plan a route, don’t be afraid to say no and go to the next stand, bring water, get web addresses/download links and not brochures

Smoothwall‏  @Smoothwall

Make sure you pick up plenty of freebies! #Bettchat

Lucie Da Silva  ‏@eSchools_Lucie

Change your avatar to a proper pic and/or add your twitter name to your badge so we know who you are #bettchat

Lucie Da Silva‏  @eSchools_Lucie

Do your research! Lots of companies offer BETT discounts but check how much it is to make sure it’s a good deal! #bettchat

Lauren Pinney‏  @HPSMrsPinney

@hps We’d like to add make sure to follow the hashtag #Bett_Show as we will be tweeting news, events & offers throughout the show! #BettChat

russell dyas‏  @russdev

If doing more than one day then make sure get an oyster card for underground etc #bettChat

Bett‏  @Bett_show

@clarkformaths We are keeping our fingers crossed that the last of the snow will be gone by then! #BettChat

Zu3D animation‏  @Zu3D

Yes! And have some water & throat sweets if you’re an exhibitor RT @lapsafe: Our top tip for @Bett_show? Wear your comfiest shoes! #BettChat

Pora Ora Ed‏  @PoraOra

Best advice from an #edtech startup perspective – NETWORK! Chat & take emails (carry a stash of business cards!) #bettchat

Dave Coleman‏  @davecoleman146

RT @russdev: If doing more than one day then make sure get an oyster card for underground etc #bettChat <- Good advice

Bett‏  @Bett_show

Some fantastic #Bett_Show top tips so far in today’s #BettChat! Keep them coming!

Frog‏  @frogtrade

Excitement has hit fever pitch at Frog towers for #Bett_Show can’t wait for you to see our stand & find out what freebies we have #BettChat

Lucie Da Silva  ‏@eSchools_Lucie

@ZU3d Yes you just reminded me! By 4pm each day, most of the eSchools team had almost lost their voice! Throat sweets are vital! #bettchat

Bett‏  @Bett_show

#BettChat tip: Remember that #Bett_Show has a new home @excellondon! Here’s some help to plan your journey in advance http://ow.ly/h1NK4

Pora Ora Ed‏  @PoraOra

Don’t get too magazine/catalogue happy. Our shoulders have never been the same since the Brand Licensing Event! #Bettchat

Smoothwall‏  @Smoothwall

Attend a Learn Live session at take useful tips back to the classroom. http://bit.ly/143usdE #BettChat

Claire Ashton‏  @ClaireAshton

@Bett_show @excellondon Yes, don’t go to Olympia! #BettChat

Smoothwall‏  @Smoothwall

Attend a Learn Live session and take useful tips back to the classroom. http://bit.ly/143usdE #BettChat

Lucie Da Silva‏  @eSchools_Lucie

Don’t rely on hearing your mobile phone if you’ve arranged for a contact – put it somewhere where you’ll feel it vibrate! #bettchat #noisy!

eInstructionApacEmea‏  @eInstruction_uk

We saw a great tip from @terryfreedman – make up/bring some business cards to save filling in loads of contact forms! #BettChat

Capita SIMS‏  @CapitaSIMS

@clarkformaths It does take some getting used to Robyn! Make sure you stop for a nice cup of tea every now and again at #Bett 🙂 #BettChat

Bett‏ @Bett_show

Don’t just follow #Bett_Show – share your thoughts & findings with us & the world using the hash tag too. We would love to hear! #BettChat

Lucie Da Silva‏@eSchools_Lucie

@eInstruction_uk @terryfreedman Lots of people were using stickers with their details on last year, business cards can be lost… #bettchat

eInstructionApacEmea‏  @eInstruction_uk

@eSchools_Lucie Thanks Lucie – that’s a great idea! #BettChat

stephen heppell‏  @stephenheppell

Had fun afternoon playing with ancient comptometers etc #BETTchat folk – wander by the central feature and play too http://www.heppell.net/radio

eSchools‏  @eschoolsuk

#bettchat have a plan for your @Bett_show visit & stick to it. If you have a smart phone follow your planned company/orgs for updates

Zu3D animation‏  @Zu3D

We’ll be tweeting RT @eschoolsuk #bettchat have a plan & stick to it. If you have a smart phone follow your planned company/orgs for updates

eSchools‏  @eschoolsuk

Take a few little energy snacks to @Bett_show it can be a tiring day & you need small regular energy boosts! #BettChat

Claire Ashton‏  @ClaireAshton

@KarenPernyes Small bags are best, less opportunity to fill with brochures! #BettChat

stephen heppell  ‏@stephenheppell

My 3 top tips: yoghurt+honey fab for voice; central feature kids know where best free stuff is; don’t forget Oyster swipe on DLR #BETTchat

Karen Pernyes‏  @KarenPernyes

@ClaireAshton Small bags are good, as long as a shoulder bag & as long as when it’s full, it’s full. Then one in, one out maybe?! #bettchat

eSchools‏  @eschoolsuk

Be sure to pop in & say hi to #eSchools at stand C62 at @Bett_show Guaranteed fun & lots of exciting news to share with you #BettChat

James Northridge‏  @JamesNorthridge

@Bett_show Looking forward to heading over from Ireland, lets hope the snow is gone! #Bett_Show #BettChat

Claire Ashton‏  @ClaireAshton

@KarenPernyes No doubt some stands will be giving away ‘eco-friendly’ bags that visitors can fill with glossy paper! #BettChat

School Improvement‏  @Key_improvement

Find out what other school leaders are doing and share ideas #BettChat #collaboration

Lucie Da Silva  ‏@eSchools_Lucie

Tried wearing heels last year…..my feet have never recovered…. #bettchat

Claire Ashton‏  @ClaireAshton

We have water on our stand, if you get thirsty! #BettChat @CapitaSIMS

Teachit Languages ‏@TeachitLang

#bettchat has some great tips on it! Teachit will be @Bett_Show, come and see us there! #languages #mfl

Lucie Da Silva‏  @eSchools_Lucie

Are the free mugs, pens, usb sticks, badges really worth it? #heavy #bettchat

School Improvement‏  @Key_improvement

Have a chat with researchers from The Key @use_the_key @Key_Curriculum @Key_schoolstaff #BettChat

Lucie Da Silva‏  @eSchools_Lucie

Find out where the toilets are when you get there, you don’t want a mad dash without knowing which direction to go! #bettchat

The Whizz Prof‏  @WhizzProf

Perhaps take photos of the things you see. A visual reminder is often more effective than trying to remember from memory! #BettChat

will789gb‏  @will789gb

#BettChat Is there news on Gove? Will he be there? ICT is fitting in how exactly? Kids with tablets, leave them at home?

eSchools‏  @eschoolsuk

Decide what technology you need to really improve key aspects of your school & visit the companies/orgs that can offer solutions #BettChat

Casio Projectors‏  @CasioProjectors

We’ll be passing this one on to our Casio stand speakers! #BettChat RT “@stephenheppell: …yoghurt+honey fab for voice!”

Bett‏  @Bett_show

Thanks to everyone for a truly fantastic #BettChat filled with tips! We hope some of you can put these to good use for next week. #Bett_Show

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#BettChat archive 8th January 2013

(All these tweets took place between 4pm and 5pm on Tuesday 8 January 2013)

Bett‏  @Bett_show

Welcome to #BettChat! Today’s topic: What do think has been the biggest game-changer for learning tech since #Bett_Show started in 1985?

eSchools‏  @eschoolsuk

@Bett_show #BettChat pupil’s ability to have the world at their fingertips?

Promethean Planet‏  @planet_tweets

Um… we say: The biggest game changer in education since ’85 has been INTERACTIVE WHITEBOARDS!! Agree/Disagree? #Bettchat #learningmatters

Future Learning‏  @_futurelearning

Is vertical teaching a viable option?: http://goo.gl/IORyg http://goo.gl/OUPEo #education #bettchat

Animate It!‏  @AnimateEducate

The size and portability of tech is a major change – as is the amount of storage. I have more in my new phone than in my 1st PC! #BettChat

Joe Makepeace‏  @ischoolaudit

#BettChat One of the biggest change since 1985 has to be access to information from both the teachers and the pupils perspective.

Joe Makepeace  ‏@SmartAuditLtd

#BettChat One of the biggest change since 1985 has to be access to information from both the teachers and the pupils perspective.

Adrienne Phillips‏  @Planet_Editor

MT @planet_tweets: Um… we say: The biggest game changer in ed since ’85 has been IWBs! Agree/Disagree #Bettchat #learningmatters AGREE!!

edubiscuit‏  @edubiscuit

#Bettchat @Bett_show #BETT2013 I’d have to say Internet radio would be near the top

Access Area Ltd‏  @Accessarea

@planet_tweets We certainly supply lots of them and they are a fantastic resource for teachers/pupils. Have they changed the game? #BettChat

Promethean‏  @PrometheanUSA

AGREE!! MT @planet_tweets: Um… we say: The biggest game changer in ed since ’85 has been IWBs! Agree/Disagree #Bettchat #learningmatters

Joe Makepeace  ‏@ischoolaudit

Does anyone have a show guide from ’85? What interactive social media forum was available at the time – guessing it was the Pub #BettChat

Joe Makepeace‏  @SmartAuditLtd

Does anyone have a show guide from ’85? What interactive social media forum was available at the time – guessing it was the Pub #BettChat

Russell Prue‏  @russellprue

Just to remind everyone that #BETTChat is well-underway today and some good topics up already join the crowd and use the tag!

Joe Makepeace‏  @ischoolaudit

@edubiscuit I am intrigued as to your reasons for Internet Radio being near the top. #BettChat

Joe Makepeace‏  @SmartAuditLtd

@edubiscuit I am intrigued as to your reasons for Internet Radio being near the top. #BettChat

Promethean Planet  ‏@planet_tweets

@Accessarea Definitely. We love that IWBs can be used to get kids out of seats, at the board, physically interacting in the lesson #BETTChat

joeharrod‏  @joeharrod

Biggest game changer in #education since ’85? The World Wide Web! After that – why it’s interactive whiteboards of course! #Bettchat

eSchools‏  @eschoolsuk

#bettchat has learning tech progressed faster in the last 3 years than the previous 25 years? #tablets #android #iphone #learningmatters

joeharrod‏  @joeharrod

Biggest game changer in #education since ’85? The World Wide Web! And interactive whiteboards of course! #Bettchat #learningmatters

Promethean Planet‏  @planet_tweets

#BETTchat Video! The NEXT biggest thing in Education >> instant feedback. Check this out: http://bit.ly/TINq5W #edchat #learningmatters

Joe Makepeace‏  @ischoolaudit

#BettChat It would appear that #IWB‘s are well in front so far….

Access Area Ltd‏  @Accessarea

@planet_tweets Does every classroom now have access to #IWB‘s or is it still a work in progress? #BettChat

Andy Knill‏  @aknill

#BettChat mobile technology and its versatility

Andy Knill‏  @aknill

#BettChat the access to the Internet and global exchange of ideas and information

attro  ‏@attro_UK

We would agree that IWB’s have been the biggest changer since 1985. Tablets to the next one? #bettchat

Andy Knill‏  @aknill

#BettChat ICT tech has become a tool we can all access

Claire Ashton‏  @ClaireAshton

#BETTChat, has anyone mentioned actual access to technology? In 1985, one suite of BBCs in my sec school now technology is ubiquitous

Promethean Planet‏  @planet_tweets

@Accessarea depends on market but we know they are a game changer for teachers. Thanks for supplying 🙂 #IWB #Bettchat #learningmatters

Andy Knill‏  @aknill

#BettChat IWBs have made a big difference ( #promethean #activadvocates role)

David Kempster‏  @KempsterD

@aknill: #BettChat IWBs have made a big difference ( #promethean #activadvocates role)” Have they? When used well but most aren’t.

IrritableTech  ‏@IrritableTech

#BETTChat What do think has been the biggest game-changer for learning tech since #Bett-Show started in 1985? Affordability. Sorry I’m late!

David Kempster‏  @KempsterD

#BettChat I think that IWBs have led to more didactic teaching over the past few years. The BBC Master was a big game changer 4 me.

Bett‏  @Bett_show

Thanks everyone for some great contributions to #BettChat! Remember to let us know your suggestions for next week’s topic

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#BettChat archive 18th December 2012

(All these tweets took place between 4pm and 5pm on Tuesday 18 December 2012)

Bett  ‏@Bett_show

Welcome to today’s #BettChat! Who would like to start us off by sharing why or what they love about #Bett_Show?

WebBased‏  @WebBasedLtd

A brilliant way to showcase your products & say hi to existing clients as well as meeting new ones, come see CPD Online, Stand C44 #Bettchat

Bett Workplace‏  @Bett_Workplace

If you are exhibiting at or visiting Bett 2013, join #BettChat now and tell us why or what you love about #Bett_Show.

eInstructionApacEmea  ‏@eInstruction_uk

For us, #Bett_Show is all about getting to meet new faces who share our passion for the potential of technology in education! #BettChat

Animate 2 Educate‏  @Animate2Educate

#BettChat Great opportunity to meet new people and companies. Last year I discovered the amazing @Zu3D for the first time. #Bett_Show

WebBased‏  @WebBasedLtd

A great opportunity to see & hear all about the newest & latest technology that’s around!! #Bettchat

InfoMentor UK‏  @infomentoruk

The chance to talk to people about what really matters in education & to talk to people from all over the world about learning #BettChat

Claire Ashton‏  @ClaireAshton

@Bett_Workplace #BETTChat As well as meeting customers, it’s a great chance to meet up with colleagues we’re rarely together in such numbers

Matthew Pearson‏  @mattpearson

I can’t in all honesty say I love the BETT show, if it didn’t exist, it would probably need inventing though #bettchat

Zu3D animation‏  @Zu3D

#BettChat We love seeing the moment people realise it’s really easy to animate in the classroom. And making films all day is pretty fun.

Animate 2 Educate‏  @Animate2Educate

@Zu3D Great piece of software. So many great sessions with children of all ages this year. Even more planned for 2013! #BettChat #Bett_Show

Smoothwall‏  @Smoothwall

The #Bett_Show is a wonderful opportunity to meet with ICT and e-safety staff and share our expertise. #BettChat

Vocab Express‏  @vocabexpress

We love the buzz – getting to meet so many people every day is fantastic! #BettChat #Bett_Show

Ergo Computing‏  @ergocomputing

The #Bett_Show gives you the chance to meet new & familiar faces, see the latest technology & conversations that lead to change #BettChat

Loxit‏  @loxitltd

@Bett_show is an opportunity for us to showcase new products and the invaluable #BettChat helps set a product roadmap for the following year

WebBased‏  @WebBasedLtd

Hope you all have a great Christmas, CPD Online look forward to seeing you all at the #Bett_Show in January! #BettChat

Kari Rajala‏  @KariRajala

Meet people, get new ideas, see all that new technology, visit in London #BettChat

Kari Rajala‏  @KariRajala

RT @Bett_show : Join us for #BettChat at 4pm and share why or what you love about #Bett_Show #finnbett

Kari Rajala‏  @KariRajala

@KariRajala: Meet people, get new ideas, see all that new technology, visit in London #BettChat #finnbett

Access Area Ltd‏  @Accessarea

Not having been before, I am not sure what to expect but reading the #BettChat it would appear that I am in for a treat. Am I right?

Joe Makepeace  ‏@ischoolaudit

Not having been before, I am not sure what to expect but reading the #BettChat it would appear that I am in for a treat. Am I right?

Joe Makepeace‏  @SmartAuditLtd

Not having been before, I am not sure what to expect but reading the #BettChat it would appear that I am in for a treat. Am I right?

Bett‏  @Bett_show

@ischoolaudit Definitely! 🙂 #BettChat

Claire Ashton‏  @ClaireAshton

@SmartAuditLtd Wear comfy shoes and take a spare pair if you can! #BETTChat

Bett  ‏@Bett_show

Thanks to everyone who took part in #BettChat tonight! It is great to hear so many people passionate about #Bett_Show

Bett‏  @Bett_show

…This was our last #BettChat for 2012, so we wish everyone a merry Christmas & happy New Year! Join us on 8 Jan for the next #BettChat.

Joe Makepeace  ‏@ischoolaudit

“RT @bett_show: @ischoolaudit Definitely! 🙂 #BettChat” Not much to look forward to at the end of January……until now! #BETT2013

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#BettChat archive 11th December 2012

(All these tweets took place between 4pm and 5pm on Tuesday 11 December 2012)

Bett‏  @Bett_show

In today’s #BettChat we want to hear your plans for #Bett_Show. Tell us what you’re doing on your stand, let’s create some excitement! GO!

Smoothwall‏  @Smoothwall

@YHGFL will deliver tech support and e-safeguarding sessions at the Smoothwall stand, B290. #BettChat

WebBased‏  @WebBasedLtd

CPD Online have some fantastic new packages to demo for Teaching Schools, CPD Online Lite & PLC!! stand C44 #BettChat

Ergo Computing‏  @ergocomputing

New Windows 8 devices & Design your own Laptop Competition on Stand F241 at the #Bett_Show #BettChat Exhibitor Zone: http://bit.ly/S4wQ1V

School Website‏  @SchoolWebsite

#BettChat Everyone welcome at Stand C41 where our staff will demo and discuss websites, mobile versions, digital prospectuses and more!

InfoMentor UK‏  @infomentoruk

Visit us at stand B182 where we will be demoing our Teaching and Learning Platform that creates the right conditions for learning #BettChat

Smoothwall‏  @Smoothwall

We are delighted that Edugeek @edugeekfeed will be sharing a stand with us #techsupport #BettChat

Zu3D animation‏  @Zu3D

#bettchat We’re going to be showing people how easy it is to animate in the classroom. We’ll even have some fab films for you to watch.

Joe Makepeace‏  @SmartAuditLtd

We will be launching @ischoolaudit on stand IN-5 – come & say hello & we’ll demo our unique Audit #Apps http://www.ischoolaudit.com #bettchat

Animate It!‏  @AnimateEducate

We’ve got animators from Aardman joining us to show some great animating tips! Come and meet a real life animator!! #BettChat

Janet Chapman‏  @jachapman82

#bettchat Showing #naace free ICT curriculum resources at our learning live session.

Animate It!‏  @AnimateEducate

We’re also launching a brand new Mobile App and some great new resources to support learners #BettChat

Animate It!‏  @AnimateEducate

And be sure to download our great Bett Trail App to use at the show and win an iPod! #BettChat

Animate It!‏  @AnimateEducate

Our friends @ATcomputersEd are going to be doing lots of interactive workshops with iPads to get the best out of them in Ed #BettChat

Russell Prue‏  @russellprue

Have your own Radio@BETT live station on your stand #BETTchat get in touch if you’d like to add 100,000 people to your audience

Bett‏  @Bett_show

Are any exhibitors doing any competitions or running any exclusive special offers on their stand at #Bett_Show? #Bettchat

Russell Prue‏ @russellprue

This was our listening audience from Stephen Heppell’s stand this year podcasts still very popular #BETTChat reach the world from BETT2013

Animate It!  ‏@AnimateEducate

@Bett_show #BettChat We have a competition to win an iPod, as well as special show pricing through the week on stand E95

Smoothwall‏  @Smoothwall

@Bett_show Re tweet this message & we’ll enter you in advance into our special draw – for attendees only, winner drawn at stand #BettChat

Zu3D animation‏  @Zu3D

@Bett_show We have a special film making comp to win animation goodies, more info at http://www.zu3d.com/blog/bett-competition … #bettchat

ClickView UK‏  @ClickViewUK

@Bett_show Yes! It’s #ClickViewandMe .Tweet a pic of yourself with a member of the CVUK team and enter to win a Microsoft Surface! #Bettchat

ClickView UK  ‏@ClickViewUK

We’re also hosting expert ClickView Talks on all kinds of topics including, using media in the classroom #Bettchat

Janet Chapman‏  @jachapman82

@appshed competition for best app produced @Bett_show Winner to get app into store #Bettchat

ClickView UK‏  @ClickViewUK

AND we’ll have some very special guest appearances from some of our users: Stowe School, Hampton School and lots more! #Bettchat

Bett‏  @Bett_show

Thanks to everyone who joined us for #BettChat tonight. Sounds like we have got a lot to look forward to at #Bett_Show next month!

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#BettChat archive 4th December 2012

(All these tweets took place between 4pm and 5pm on Tuesday 4th December 2012)

Bett‏  @Bett_show

Welcome to today’s #BettChat. Who wants to start us off by discussing the ICT topics/issues for academies & free schools?

Smoothwall‏  @Smoothwall

Raising The Participation Age – more pressure on academies to offer a good post 16 educational experience. http://bit.ly/GPYA4P #Bettchat

Bett‏  @Bett_show

Is anyone exhibiting at #Bett_Show providing resources/systems to support academies? #BettChat

Daydream Education‏  @DaydreamEdu

@Bett_show #bettchat are free schools still to be run as a charitable status? Plenty of cost issues there!

Smoothwall‏  @Smoothwall

@Bett_show @Smoothwall is exhibiting at #Bett_Show and we provide web filtering and web security solutions for academies. #BettChat

Bett‏  @Bett_show

What do you think will be the topic on everyone’s lips at #Bett_Show? #BettChat

Lara UniServity‏  @LaraUniServity

@bett_show We’ve created an online learning consultancy deal for academies wanting to review use/development of their VLE #BettChat

Serco E & L‏  @Serco_Education

#ProgressoMIS supports academies and free schools to use their data more effectively and efficiently #BettChat

Lara UniServity‏  @LaraUniServity

Enabling networking & collaboration to prevent schools from becoming isolated and to share best practice is important #BettChat

Firefly Solutions‏  @fireflyteam

@Bett_show Lots of the schools we work with want to talk about iPads and mobile learning #BettChat

semantise‏  @Semantise

@LaraUniServity has a good point. Non-Academy / Academy schools will get left as LA support is withdrawn due to cost cutting, #BettChat

Animate It!‏  @AnimateEducate

We think everyone is going to be talking about budgets this year. How to get the best value with limited ££ #BettChat

Capita SIMS‏  @CapitaSIMS

Are there any Tweeters from actual Free Schools or Academies that can contribute to this? #BETTChat

Frog‏  @frogtrade

Visit stand D100 at the @Bett_show to have a play with the new technology developed by @frogtrade http://wp.me/p1HkQJ-fh #BettChat

Animate It!‏  @AnimateEducate

Also lots of schools looking for Apps for the mobile devices they have/are about to buy, and the impact they can have on learners #BettChat

XMA ‏  @XMAITSolutions

XMA will be at Bett with a “Do More, With Less” theme, showing how institutions can provide better education with less resources #bettchat

Daniel Cresswell‏  @EdCityDan

Visit the @EducationCity stand D300 at the @Bett_show to see the great developments that we have made  #BettChat

XMA ‏@XMAITSolutions

Check out http://www.xma4education.co.uk/bett for more information on topical seminars that will be held throughout Bett in Gallery Room 18 #bettchat

Smoothwall‏  @Smoothwall

Protecting students from inappropriate sites or online bullying and having a suitable e-safety policy. http://bit.ly/VhOoml #Bettchat

School Website  ‏@SchoolWebsite

The arrival of amazing new consumer technologies doesn’t dilute what is already a great education system unless people let it #BettChat

Lara UniServity‏  @LaraUniServity

@capitasims Tend to find few school staff are able to spare the time at this stage of the day (especially this time in the term) #BettChat

Lara UniServity‏  @LaraUniServity

@animateeducate Yes, this will affect all schools, especially those that lose out as funding formulas around FSM & SEN change #BettChat

XMA   ‏@XMAITSolutions

You can also check out XMA’s exhibitor zone here http://bit.ly/Xmxidb for more information about who were are and what we’re about #bettchat

Lara UniServity‏  @LaraUniServity

@Semantise Perhaps this is a positive if tech can enable schools to create new networks through interest rather than locality? #BettChat

Capita SIMS‏  @CapitaSIMS

Capita SIMS is used by almost 30 Free Schools. If you’re a Free School, find out more at BETT stand B250 #BETTChat

Bett  ‏@Bett_show

A big thank you to everyone who took the time to join us for #BettChat tonight. Have a lovely evening!

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