Category Archives: Digiteach Blog

  • EdmodoCon 2014

    EdmodoCon 2014 will take place on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 from 12.00 – 23.00 (Irish time). EdmodoCon is a virtual conference, so you can participate anywhere you have an internet connection. Sign up for EdmodoCon today to enjoy the following: Free, live, online participation Keynotes from educators across grade levels and subject areas A certificate of participation […]

  • coolkidsstudio.com

    The www.coolkidsstudio.com website was created by Lauren Boyle, who is 9 years old, as a fun interactive way of teaching life skills to children up to the age of 12 years. The site teaches children life skills through games, suggestions, role playing ideas, and links. The site is divided into three age categories: age 3-6, […]

  • Some iPad Apps for the Primary Classroom

    We’ve had iPads at school for a few months now and I thought I’d share our favourite apps so far. 1. Math Duel The idea here is simple. You play on your own or against an opponent (very useful in our school where we have one iPad between two students) to answer maths questions as quickly […]

  • EXCITED Learning Festival

    The EXCITED Learning Festival (http://www.excited.ie) will take place next Friday and Saturday (May 30th and 31st) in Dublin Castle. This significant event marks the first important step in a movement to unite students, teachers, industry, parents, academics, technology enthusiasts, policy makers and others in shaping the future of the digital landscape for teaching and learning […]

  • ICT in Education Conference 2014

    May is now well and truly upon us and it is going to be a busy month for Ed Tech enthusiasts in Ireland, with no less than three conferences taking place, two TeachMeets, and the opening days of the month seeing the conclusion of Tech Week 2014 and Digital Art Week 2014. We will preview […]

  • Digital Art Week 2014

    Today (Monday 28th April) marks the start of Digital Art Week 2014. Now in its fourth year, this initiative gives primary school children around Ireland the opportunity to share their art with other children around the country and complete some fun visual arts activities. During the course of the week, schools will use digital tools […]

  • Microsoft Ireland Educators Summit 2014

    On Thursday March 20th 2014 the Microsoft Ireland Educators Summit will take place at Microsoft Ireland. This event will focus on  key issues facing educators in the primary and secondary school sector today.  During the day attendees will have an opportunity to plan for the future whilst listening to relevant content on topics such as assessments, […]

  • BETT 2014

    There was something really special about arriving at the ExCel in London for BETT, I was there in 2012 for the Olympics and arriving off the train I got the same rush of excitement coupled with that feel I refer to as CESI Fever. I am slightly amazed I didn’t squeal if I’m honest! I’ve […]

  • Junior Spiders

    Junior Spider Awards 2014

    Entries are now open for the eircom Junior Spider Awards, which are Ireland’s school internet awards. The fifth Junior Spider Awards will take place on May 1st at the RDS and are open to students from primary to post-primary levels. Find out more atwww.juniorspiders.ie/enter-now.