Category Archives: Sharing expertise

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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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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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

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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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No time for January blues!

We had a busy time of it here in the Ireland Hub during January.  Diana Bannister came to pay Observation Visits to our primary and post-primary Advanced Schools and attended our Focus Group Meeting on Wednesday 22nd. Diana’s visit to … Continue reading

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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

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New Year Plans

We’re looking forward to a New Year visit by Diana Bannister in the week of the 20th of January.  She will visit Coláiste Bríde and Scoil Na gCeithre Maistrí and then return to Dublin for a Focus Group Meeting with … Continue reading

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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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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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