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Planning for Change

While the Living Schools Lab project has officially closed the CPD webinars, good practice videos and all the resources developed and shared during the life of the two year project are available at The STEPS planning document, a framework … Continue reading

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Introducing Edmodo (or any VLE) to my students?

So, How to introduce Edmodo to your school in 8 easy steps proves to be very popular with readers but we’ve been asked what’s the best way to introduce a VLE to students? Play to its strengths is what we suggest.  … Continue reading

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Whole-school issues

Living School Lab has recently published two reports that will hopefully not only encourage discussion in schools but bring about change in teaching and learning in schools throughout Europe. A Whole-School Approach to Technology Supported Change is a summary of … Continue reading

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Staying connected through eTwinning?

If you enjoy being part of a learning network and want your students to become digitally literate while forging friendships in Europe; eTwinning could be just the thing for you! On the 15th October Claire Morvan will present a webinar for … Continue reading

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News Update

With the upcoming changes for the LSL network and the publishing dates drawing near for the final report, case studies and the CPD course this is a busy time for the project coordinators and partners. Diana Bannister from the University … Continue reading

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Connected Classrooms

The today carries an inspiring news item for anyone interested in the integration of ICT into education.  The article tells of how through the “Connected Classroom” project four students in Warrenmount Presentation School participated in Maria Broderick’s higher-level maths … Continue reading

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8 easy steps?

One of the aims of the Living School Lab approach is to provide easy-to-replicate steps for other schools on ‘how-to’ mainstream the integration of ICT across a school and the curriculum. During the LSL summer school we tried to capture … Continue reading

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How about ICT for Learning this school year?

It’s that time of year again and we are all heading back to staff rooms and staff meetings for the new school year.  Why not put ICT on the staff meeting agenda?  How about showing this short video to the … Continue reading

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LSL Regional Hub Award Winners

While our award may be on display in the PDST Technology in Education office in DCU the award itself was earned by the innovation, hard work and commitment of the teachers in the Ireland Hub. They worked really well together … Continue reading

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Well done Team Ireland!

Congratulations to us! Delighted to be awarded winners of Best Hub at the Living Schools Lab Summer School last night at the gala dinner. We celebrated in typical Irish style with a sing song into the wee hours of the … Continue reading

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