Tech That TeachMeet

Animate 2 Educate Ltd are delighted to be hosting their 'Tech That TeachMeet - A Night of Smash Hit Teaching Ideas' on the evening of Thursday 9th November 2017.
The event is being held at APPLEBY PARK HOTEL (Appleby Magna, Swadlincote DE12 7AP - just off junction 11 of M42) and will run from 7:00pm - 11:00pm. The evening will be packed full of wonderful ideas that you can take back to school and use in your own classrooms.
Tickets are FREE, but must be booked in advance as there is a maximum capacity for the room and numbers are also needed for catering.
You can also book your tickets as part of a package with the 'Tech That' conference, which is being held the following day, also at The Appleby Park Hotel.
For those of you not familiar with the TeachMeet concept, the event will be a bit like an open-mike session for musicians, but instead will give speakers from the educational world will have an allocated time to share a good idea that they feel can make a difference in schools.
The evening will also feature a keynote from the brilliant Julian Wood (@Ideas_Factory) who will inspire, enthuse and share lots of wonderful ideas in his 20 minute presentation.
There are then 15 slots available for presenters to give a presentation of 2, 5 or 7 minutes in duration, where they share an idea or resource that has had an impact in their class or school. Not only is this a brilliant CPD opportunity for those in attendance, but also for those who choose to present.
Although Tech That TeachMeet is being held on the eve of a Computing conference, there is no requirement for ideas to be computing-based, just simply a good educational idea that you think is worth sharing. The target audience for this event, and therefore for ideas shared is Primary and KS3 from the Secondary sector.
If you are interested in presenting then please e-mail: stating your name, organisation and intended topic for your presentation. Please note that you must book a ticket for Tech That TeachMeet to be able to present at this event.
A few carefully selected companies will also be given the opportunity to share ideas about their exciting resources throughout the evening.
For those of you who simply want to come along and enjoy the wonderful ideas that are being shared then please e-mail: or call: (0191) 469 2932 / 07921 069 489 to book your places.
Timetable of the evening:
6:30pm - 7:00pm - Arrival and networking

7:00pm - 7:15pm - Welcome and introductions Martin Bailey (@animate2educate)

7:15pm - 8:30pm - Series of 'Smash Hit' Teaching Ideas (Part 1)

8:30pm - 9:00pm - Buffet 

9:00pm - 9:20pm - Keynote Presentation: Julian Wood (@Ideas_Factory) 

9:20pm - 10:55pm - Series of 'Smash Hit' Teaching Ideas (Part 2)

10:55pm - 11:00pm - Closing remarks Martin Bailey (@animate2educate)

11:00pm - 12:00am - Bar remains open for further networking opportunities

Address and Car Parking
Appleby Park Hotel, A444, Appleby Magna, Swadlincote DE12 7AP
The Best Western Appleby Park Hotel, just off Junction 11 of the M42 is located on the outskirts of Tamworth, midway between Birmingham and Nottingham.
There is a large car park at the hotel and this will be free to all attending the event.
Wi-Fi and Event Hashtag
FREE wi-fi will be available to all attendees on the evening. The official hashtag for the event is #TechThat
A screen, projector and laptop will be available for you to use at the fornt of the room. You can either e-mail your presentation in advance, or can bring it along on a memory stick. Alternatively you may wish to bring along your own device to plug into the VGA cable. VGA to 30 pin and VGA to lightning connectors will also be available for those wishing to use iPads. A handheld microphone and headset microphone will be available for presenters to use and there is and integrated sound system in the room, so you can simply plug an audio jack into your device for those of you needing sound. There is however no need to use digital resources, some presenters may wish to simply talk about their idea, or show a resource or pupils work. The format of the presentation is entirely up to you!
Places at this event are strictly limited, don't delay, book your places today!!!