Digital Learning Ambassadors



December 14th, 2015

Week 5: Digital Learning Ambassadors LinkedIn Events

Week 5 Challenge for Digital Learning Ambassadors – Preparing for LinkedIn Events This is our final report before we break for Christmas. This week, we’ve been planning events to be held in the canteen at lunch times to introduce other students and staff to the benefits of LinkedIn. Students have… Read More »

MIEE-certificate katharine jewitt

December 12th, 2015

Katharine Jewitt appointed Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert

Katharine Jewitt is announced as a Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Expert joining the MIE program worldwide. Each year, Microsoft selects innovative educator experts to share ideas, try new approaches and learn from each other through a global community dedicated to improving student outcomes through technology. “I’d like to congratulate Katharine… Read More »


December 9th, 2015

TheFeed – Issue 3 – December 2015

The December issue of The Feed is out now, published by Microsoft. Katharine Jewitt, Digital Learning Fellow is featured on page 30, as a newly appointed Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert. #TheFeed – Issue 3 – December 2016 from Microsoft

adobe voice

December 8th, 2015

Week 4 Digital Learning Ambassadors

Week 4 Challenge for Digital Learning Ambassadors – Demonstrating Learning with Adobe Voice This week, we have been testing Adobe Voice as a method for learners to demonstrate their learning. We found it easy to use and really had fun making it. Watch this short clip on Adobe Voice and… Read More »

LinkedIn project by digital learning ambassadors

December 4th, 2015

Linked In Profile Check List

Using Powtoon I have created this short clip to provide a check list for you to create a LinkedIn profile. This Powtoon clip has been created as part of the PROCAT Digital Learning Ambassadors scholarship to help students use LinkedIn effectively. This short animation is 2 minutes long and uses Powtoon… Read More »

Women and STEM

December 3rd, 2015

Women and STEM

There is an acute shortage of females in four key areas of science. Known collectively as “STEM,” these disciplines include Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics — all of which have historically been male-dominated. What’s most worrisome is that negative stereotypical attitudes are often developed early in young girls and boys… Read More »

How to stop procrastinating

December 2nd, 2015

How to stop procrastinating

How to stop your students from procrastinating September is fast approaching when students return to school, college and university. In a poll of 2,000 students it was found that procrastination was a major cause of stress in students. Help your students use technology for effective learning and help them with… Read More »

powtoon video animation

December 1st, 2015

Week 3 Powtoon Video Animations

Week 3 Challenge for Digital Learning Ambassadors – Creating Powtoon Video Animations In our third week as Digital Learning Ambassadors, we have been progressing our LinkedIn project at the same time as trialling a new digital tool. We were tasked with using Powtoon to create an animation video clip, to… Read More »

Innovative Aircraft Technology at PROCAT

November 30th, 2015

Innovative Aircraft Technology at PROCAT

PROCAT’s mission is to provide excellent technological education which supports the skills needs of key sectors of the UK economy. David Hill, Course Leader at PROCAT Aviation Academy demonstrates Aerosim PROCAT’s Aviation Academy is leading on the development and use of digital learning technology, with the introduction of Aerosim Virtual… Read More »

digital learning ambassadors set goals in linkedin

November 25th, 2015

Goals in LinkedIn

Using Powtoon to explain how to tailor your LinkedIn profile to your goals This Powtoon clip has been created as part of the PROCAT Digital Learning Ambassadors scholarship to help students use LinkedIn effectively. This short animation is 1.5 minutes long and uses PowToon to communicate how to tailor your… Read More »