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  • Don’t mind admitting I’m excited to be here with you todayTim DM – committed to improving children’s life chances by providing educational activities which prepare them for world of work and encourage them to be life-long learners Developed out of product called MW…
  • Says social learning platform – social school – ‘school in cloud’everything happens in school expect to see on Makewaves - teacher materials – materials from employers – rather than responding with text books respond using the tools we use today web and mobile.. Very important that alongside teacher materials there are materials from employers – because takes teachers, parents AND employers to prepare children for world going to enter after school
  • As well as web mobile Mobile becoming increasingly important today – some schools going completely mobile.
  • As well as web mobile Mobile becoming increasingly important today – some schools going completely mobile.
  • As well as web mobile Mobile becoming increasingly important today – some schools going completely mobile.
  • Idea that’s really taking hold in schools – secret to overnight success is 10 yrs of hard work!
  • Open BadgesOpen Badges are digital images (pngs) with meta data hard baked into them, important stuff like: Who the badge belongs toWhat they’ve done to earn the badgeWho has endorsed the badge
  • They can be displayed anywhere are across the web
  • And a group of people you’ll recognise have got together to create badges which start to recognise all the achievements of young people using Open Badges
  • Hand over to these guys, know more than me, they have been testing, give them a big welcome….
  • Journalist = mastery of skills e.g. Creating media, presenting, communication, interviewing, promoting to an audienceProducer = team working, world of work skills, leadership, problem solving etcCoach = analytical skills, communication skills,

Makewaves & digital me partner introduction Presentation Transcript

  • 1. The Social Media Platform for Schools
  • 2. The leading safe social learning platform A fun way to engage children & teachers with video, blogging & digital badgesMakewaves homepagescreenshot Oct 2012
  • 3. Mobile AppPublishvideo, audio,photos andblogs fromanywhereBroadcaststories tousers
  • 4. Impact on Young People
  • 5. Project partners Schools 200 Schools 87 Media stories3,017 Page views 17,500 Page views 20,129 Page views 23,609 Unique visits 10,000 Unique visits 11,408 Unique visits 13,435Some Other Partners
  • 6. Example Project:Safe – the certificate insafe social networkingPractical activities toteach children the skillsthey need to stay safewhilst using socialmediaOver 1,500 primaryschools reachedInnovative deliveryusing multi-awardwinning Makewavesplatform
  • 7. Example partnerpage Schools 200 Page views 17,500 Unique visits 10,000
  • 8. What are Open Badges? Open Badges are images withmetadata hard-coded into them
  • 9. D ISPLAY SIT ES personal web site job sites social networking WordPress / Tumblr profiles
  • 10. Organisations involved
  • 11. Digital media + learning competition winners
  • 12. DigitalMe Badge ProgrammePushed out to Open BadgeInfrastructure and havevalue to a broad audienceQualitative assessment ofskills by peers/leaders3 sets Journalist, Coach&Producer3 levels in each set:Bronze, Silver & Gold
  • 13. Cliff Manning Tim