Ray Chambers
Inspiring the developers of the future: Everything you need to
light up the imaginations of young developers
School: - Uppingham Community College
Role: - Head of ICT/Computing
Twitter: @lanky_boi_ray
Microsoft IT Academy
What is IT Academy? What can it do for me?
Microsoft IT Academy
What do you get access to?
Microsoft IT Academy
Isn’t it just for students…..?
Microsoft IT Academy
Certifications
Microsoft IT Academy
GCSE Computing App
Dreamspark
What is Dreamspark? How can it inspire your students?
Dreamspark
Encourages motivation and learning outside of the classroom.
Dreamspark
As a Student?
Dreamspark
As an Educator – Two Subscription Levels
-Dreamspark Standard: -

Windows Server
Visual Studio Professional
Exp...
Dreamspark
As an Educator – Two Subscription Levels
-Dreamspark Standard: - Students install the software at home

-Dreams...
TouchDevelop
Explore coding using a HTML5 browser from any device!
TouchDevelop
TouchDevelop
What can you do?
TouchDevelop
Uppingham Community College
-Year 7,8 and 9 doing development in lessons.
-App Squad
-Collaborating with the ...
TouchDevelop
Appathon
TouchDevelop
Local Press
TouchDevelop
TouchDevelop
The Curriculum
Thank you
IT Academy
- Great CPD
- Opportunity for E-Learning
- Certifications

Dreamspark
- Free tools for students at ho...
Thank you
Find out more?

Blog: - raychambers.wordpress.com

Tweet: - @lanky_boi_ray

Email: - chambers_r@ucc.rutland.sch....
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BETT 2014: Inspiring the developers of the future: Everything you need to light up the imaginations of young developers (Ray Chambers)

  1. 1. Ray Chambers Inspiring the developers of the future: Everything you need to light up the imaginations of young developers
  2. 2. School: - Uppingham Community College Role: - Head of ICT/Computing Twitter: @lanky_boi_ray
  3. 3. Microsoft IT Academy What is IT Academy? What can it do for me?
  4. 4. Microsoft IT Academy What do you get access to?
  5. 5. Microsoft IT Academy Isn’t it just for students…..?
  6. 6. Microsoft IT Academy Certifications
  7. 7. Microsoft IT Academy GCSE Computing App
  8. 8. Dreamspark What is Dreamspark? How can it inspire your students?
  9. 9. Dreamspark Encourages motivation and learning outside of the classroom.
  10. 10. Dreamspark As a Student?
  11. 11. Dreamspark As an Educator – Two Subscription Levels -Dreamspark Standard: - Windows Server Visual Studio Professional Expressions Windows Embedded SQL Server -Dreamspark Premium: - Gives access to a lot more content such as: Windows Client Project Visio - and learning outside of the classroom.
  12. 12. Dreamspark As an Educator – Two Subscription Levels -Dreamspark Standard: - Students install the software at home -Dreamspark Premium: - Install the software in your department -All subscriptions will allow students to publish their applications for free. -At this moment in time students do not get charged to submit apps to the Windows App Store.
  13. 13. TouchDevelop Explore coding using a HTML5 browser from any device!
  14. 14. TouchDevelop
  15. 15. TouchDevelop What can you do?
  16. 16. TouchDevelop Uppingham Community College -Year 7,8 and 9 doing development in lessons. -App Squad -Collaborating with the staff -Publishing applications -Helping technology in other lessons
  17. 17. TouchDevelop Appathon
  18. 18. TouchDevelop Local Press
  19. 19. TouchDevelop
  20. 20. TouchDevelop The Curriculum
  21. 21. Thank you IT Academy - Great CPD - Opportunity for E-Learning - Certifications Dreamspark - Free tools for students at home - Opportunity for programming software in your department - Students given the opportunity to publish apps into the store for free. TouchDevelop - Free programming tool through a HTML5 browser. Collaboration with staff Students building apps Students learning programming
  22. 22. Thank you Find out more? Blog: - raychambers.wordpress.com Tweet: - @lanky_boi_ray Email: - chambers_r@ucc.rutland.sch.uk
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