VTech Action Cam – Suitable for schools

As temperatures hit highs of 20 degrees around the country pupils are eager to go outdoors and have some fun. How do we continue to integrate I.C.T. tools into our outdoor lessons? As we bring children outside to explore mini-beasts and complete the orienteering course it would be fantastic to be able to record what they have done. Having a camcorder that is robust and waterproof is essential when dealing…

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Online Courses Spring 2015

TeachNet is currently enrolling for it’s Spring Course Programme with four online courses. All our courses are designed to help both primary and second-level teachers get the most out of technology in their classrooms, including our latest course to focus specifically on tablet computing and mobile learning entitled “Enhancing Literacy and Numeracy with the iPad or Tablet”.  TeachNet courses are designed “by teachers, for teachers” using the best interactive e-learning…

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CESI 4.0 Podcast

Interview with Adrienne Webb Chairperson of the Computer Education Society of Ireland. www.cesi.ie In this special podcast Michael Hallissy is joined by Adrienne Webb, Chairperson of the Computer in Education Society of Ireland, ahead of their special 2013 Annual Conference “CESI 4.0 – Back to Our Future”. This year’s conference marks the 40th anniversary of the founding od CESI and Adrienne explains how the annual conference is returning to Galway,…

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Classroom of the Future Podcast

Interview with Ciaran McCormack, of Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art Design & Technology (IADT) www.tme.ie In our latest podcast Michael Hallissy is joined by Ciaran McCormack of IADT to talk about the numerous educational technology projects he champions,TME and the classroom of the future. Ciaran has been to the fore in ICT integration in Irish Education for many years, and he has written and lectured widely both and home and…

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Learning Online Podcast

Interview with Leanna Archambault of Arizona State University www.leannaarchambault.com In our latest podcast Michael Hallissy is joined by Leanna Archambault, assistant professor in Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University, to talk about learning online. Leanna has studied and written extensively about online and blended learning scenarios in particular Teacher CPD. Some of the topics discussed include; the challenges that we face in online environments and the skills…

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CESI Podcast 2012

Interview with Adrienne Webb Chairperson of the Computer  Education Society of Ireland.www.cesi.ie In our latest podcast Michael Hallissy is joined by  Adrienne Webb, Chairperson of the Computer Education Society of Ireland, for her  annual TeachNet podcast recording, this time  ahead of their 2012 Annual  Conference “TEACHnology: merging teaching and technology in schools”. Adrienne  talks about this year’s keynote by Professor Steve Wheeler, details some of the  highlights on the packed…

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“Nano in My Life” Podcast

Interview with Mary Colclough of CRANN (The Centre for Research on Adaptive Nanostructures and Nanodevices), Trinity College. www.crann.tcd.ie In our latest podcast, host Michael Hallissy is joined by Mary Colclough of CRANN, the Centre for Research on Adaptive Nanostructures and Nanodevices in Trinity College, to talk about their new educational package for secondary science classrooms. The ‘Nano in My Life’ package, for the first time, will bring nanoscience (the study…

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‘SchoolPodcast.org’ Podcast

Interview with Dr Joan Henderson of educational charity Sólas www.schoolpodcast.org & www.tonnta.org In our latest podcast, host Michael Hallissy speaks with Dr Joan Henderson of Sólas, an educational charity based in Northern Ireland, to talk about a powerful new podcasting service they recently developed for primary and secondary students both North & South. School podcast is a new safe web facility which allows children to plan, research and create podcasts…

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‘B is for Blog’ Podcast

Interview with primary teacher & blogger Joanne Gilmartin In our latest podcast, host Michael Hallissy speaks with Joanne Gilmartin teacher at Leckaun National School, Co. Leitrim, to talk about the power of blogging in the primary classroom. Joanne is one of the guest contributors in the recently published Enhancing Literacy and Numeracy with ICTs publication which will soon be distributed to every school in country. During the interview Joanne details…

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Tmail Podcast–TeachNet’s Free Online Tools for Teachers

Interview with Michael Hallissy & Eamon Codd www.teachnet.ie In our latest podcast, host Clifford Brown is joined by Michael Hallissy of TeachNet and teacher Eamon Codd to talk about Tmail, TeachNet’s free email & online tools for teachers and schools, powered by Windows Live. During this short podcast Michael explains the rationale behind the services whilst Eamon details his own experience on the ground in one of the pilot schools.…

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