Student 'Feeling Lucky' thanks to Google

Posted by pt91 at Mar 01, 2012 04:35 PM |
University of Leicester PGCE student scored top result with popular web search company

Dr Jo Badge must have searched for the winning formula in order to secure a place at the next Google Teacher Academy, to be held in London, England on 4 April 2012.

Picked from hundreds of applications, Dr Badge, PGCE student in our School of Education, was thrilled to be among those selected; stating that she felt humbled and would be making the most of this fantastic opportunity.  Currently on teaching placement at The Hall School, Glenfield, Dr Badge has also worked as Web Resources Development Officer at the University, providing support with online learning technologies. 

The Google Teacher Academy is a free professional development experience designed to help school educational leaders get the most from innovative technologies. Each Academy is an intensive, one-day event where participants get hands-on experience with Google's products and technologies, learn about innovative instructional strategies, and receive resources to share with colleagues

Google Certified Teachers are exceptional primary and secondary school educators with a passion for using innovative tools to improve teaching and learning, as well as creative leaders and ambassadors for change. They are recognized experts and widely admired for their commitment to high expectations for students, life-long learning and collaboration.  

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