Hot Spot Education Highlighted at the Frankfurter Buchmesse

One of the highlights at Frankfurt Book Fair which starts next week is the “Hot Spot Education” zone in Hall 4.2.  This part of annual Frankfurter Buchmesse aims to bring education providers and prospective customers together, helping to showcase new developments in the fields of innovative teaching and learning tools.  The focus will be on distance and e-learning but there will be more than “just a nod” to traditional teaching methods.

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Reading books.

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Helping to Bring Educational Developments to the Forefront

The “Hot Spot Education” area will provide a one-stop shop for teachers, those who home school and educational professionals to catch up with the latest learning and teaching innovations.  Everything from software and e-tools, to the latest digital whiteboards will be on display.  If you ask nicely, you might even be given the chance to try out some of these exciting new classroom tools.  In addition, this part of the Frankfurt Book Fair will look at the role play and games can have in education.  There will be information about serious games and some not so serious, but still very educational games.  Schools have seen a greater focus on the use of digital technology both within the national curriculum and the cornerstones scheme of work.  The “Hot Spot Education” zone provides exclusive access to digital providers and digital content aimed specifically at the education profession.

Digital Meets Traditional Teaching at the Frankfurter Buchmesse

The "Hot Spot Education" Zone at the Frankfurt Book Fair.

Digital technology meets traditional teaching at the Frankfurt Book Fair.

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The talented organisers of the Frankfurter Buchmesse have listed the sort of product and topic areas that this zone will cover:

  • Developers and providers of innovative educational content such as interactive learning models and whiteboard software
  • Providers of innovative teaching and learning concepts such as online learning aids, mobile learning, e-learning models and web applications
  • Developer and publishers of games and gaming activities
  • Solution providers in the SEN (Special Educational Needs) sector
  • Technology provision for educational establishments from nursery to further education

For those members of the teaching profession heading to Frankfurt next week, this is one part of the enormous Frankfurter Buchmesse that they should definitely check out.

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