Category Archives: How-to

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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Connected Classrooms

The Journal.ie 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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ICT and the Connected Maths Classroom

Thanks again to Maria Broderick from Coláiste Bríde in Clondalkin for her great webinar last week on ICT and the Connected Maths Classroom. Plenty of useful advice and tips on how to manage and teach via video conference as well … Continue reading

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A spot of Springcleaning?

A hundred years ago we’d have been busy cleaning windows, washing floors and perhaps even whitewashing the barns to prepare for Springtime in Ireland.  Today, a spot of digital springcleaning might be a good idea and “Amazing Dave” could well … Continue reading

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Tips and Treats

Thought as a Halloween treat we could share some of our favourite websites.  A current favourite of mine is Edudemic, whose goal is to connect teachers with technology.  It’s ‘How to’ section for teachers has over 40 pages of tips, … Continue reading

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Edmodo webinar video

Sarah Jayne gave us a great overview of the many features of Edmodo on Wednesday 2nd. Click on the 20 minute webinar video below to check it out.

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Edmodo webinar tips

WebEx is the online meeting tool we’ll use for the Edmodo webinar.  It’s easy to use but best to click on the link in the advance email 15 mins prior to the meeting to check that: Your Java is up-to-date … Continue reading

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Tips and Tricks webinar

If your school is interested using Edmodo, Schoology, Moodle or any VLE then Irene Pateraki’s webinar in the CoP on Thursday 26th September, (at 5 PM our time), should be useful to you. Irene will share tips and tricks about … Continue reading

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