Category Archives: Professional Development

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

Posted in In-school projects, Professional Development, Whole-school planning

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

Posted in In-school projects, Professional Development, Sharing expertise

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

Posted in Professional Development, Uncategorized

Summer School’s a comin’…

Imagine our surprise when from the 12 European countries in the Living Schools Lab Project, Ireland was selected as the venue for the Summer School! We may not be able to promise summer weather but the 120 teachers and other … Continue reading

Posted in Professional Development, Sharing expertise

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

Posted in eSafety, How-to, Professional Development

iPads and Google Apps Rollout

We recently took delivery of 16 iPad 2 devices, a Macbook Pro to manage them, a “Lock’n’Charge” trolley to store, charge, sync and transport the devices and an AirPort Extreme wireless router. I am currently in the process of adding … Continue reading

Posted in In-school projects, Mobile Technology, Professional Development, Sharing expertise

Here’s Fred!

Time to book a spot in your diary!  The next webinar in the Community of Practice will feature Ireland’s own Twitter in education expert, Fred Boss.  Fred will lead a 30 minute webinar on Twitter for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) … Continue reading

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Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes!

This is just another quick update on our iPad situation. Apple went and announced their new iPad Air when we were trying to finalise a list of what we wanted so we’ve had to change our mind a little bit. … Continue reading

Posted in In-school projects, Professional Development

Are you free for a Twitter chat?

LSL will hold its first Twitter Chat on Wednesday 23rd October at 7 -8 pm GMT.  Use the hashtag: #lslchat to join the conversation. The topic is “Will technology replace tradition?” and we’re looking for your views and opinions on … 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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