Conference 2014: “Spark the Imagination”

= Presentation = Workshop

Saturday, Mar 1st

09:00 - 09:20

Welcome and Opening of Conference

Adrienne Webb (Chairperson of CESI) & Ciaran Cannon TD (Minister of State for Training and Skills at the Dept of Education and Skills)
TH1000
09:20 - 10:00

Keynote Address

Dr Daithí Ó Murchú
TH1000
10:00 - 10:50

Keynote Address: The National Digital Strategy

Dr Deirdre Butler & Dr Michael Hallissy
TH1000
10:50 - 11:20

Coffee

11:20 - 11:45

Sound Effects

Caroline Carswell
TH1000

Wireless Networks to support mobile computing including BYOD

Tom Lonergan
Rm994

Linking Language Learners based on their Shared Interests to Chat through their Target Languages

Aidan Duggan
RM995

Moving towards a Paperless School

Philip O'Callaghan
RM996

In the Shadow of Innovation

Laurence Cuffe
RM997

Makey Makeys in the Classroom (11.20 – 12.10)

Bianca Ni Ghrogain & Drew Buddie
IT Centre 1

An Introduction to the Raspberry Pi (11.20 – 1210)

Jake Byrne
IT Centre 2
11:45 - 12:10

Living Schools Lab Project – Showcasing good ICT practice in schools and exploring ways to upscale and mainstream this in other schools

Karin Whooley & Sarah-Jayne Carey
TH1000

Diffusion of Innovation

Leo Casey
Rm994

Apps for the Development of Speech and Language

Maggie Green
Rm995

Lights, Camera, Learning!

Barry Ryan
Rm996

Introduction to WordPress

Ian Roller
Rm997

Makey Makeys in the Classroom (11.20 – 12.10)

Bianca Ni Ghrogain & Drew Buddie
IT Centre 1

An Introduction to the Raspberry Pi (11.20 – 1210)

Jake Byrne
IT Centre 2
12:10 - 12:35

Making and Managing MOOCs: An Experience from the Udder-side

Mark Brown
TH1000

The skills developed in finding and selecting information using ICT

Seán Gallagher
Rm994

Integrating Digital Literacy across the Junior Cycle curriculum: possibilities and challenges

Frederique Rantz & Dr Kenia Puig Planella
Rm995

Open Education Resources, Portals and Communities, Supporting Innovation in Education

Neil O'Sullivan
Rm996

Rebooting Education – Practical implementation of J.C. 2.0

Conor Power
Rm997

Building apps and games even if you can’t program at all (12.10 – 13.00)

Stephen Howell
IT Centre 1

Introduction to Scratch 2.0 Workshop (12.10 – 13.00)

Clare McInerney
IT Centre 2
12:35 - 13:00

Online Resources for Active and Inclusive Learning, incorporating JC Key Skills and SSE

Siobhán O'Sullivan
TH1000

Issues & Opportunities in Teaching and Learning with Mobile Technology in Irish Post-primary settings: a study in leading–edge practice

Claire Phelan & Conor Galvin
Rm994

Perspectives on what creates an effective online learning experience. Real world views from teachers and students

Marianne checkley
Rm995

Licensing Microsoft and Adobe for use in your school. An overview of the potential benefits and cost savings

Seán Deasy
Rm996

Coding and the Curriculum through the eyes of a CoderDojo Mentor – Junior Cert Programming and Coding Short Course

Ben Chapman
Rm997

Building apps and games even if you can’t program at all (12.10 – 13.00)

Stephen Howell
IT Centre 1

Introduction to Scratch 2.0 Workshop (12.10 – 13.00)

Clare McInerney
IT Centre 2
13:00 - 13:50

Lunch

13:50 - 14:15

Rolling With the Punches: Integrating New Technology into a Chicago Public School Classroom

Alex Selkirk
TH1000

Trouble Shooting…

Hassan Dabbagh
Rm994

Curriculum Online

Aoife Kelly
Rm995

Social Media and Collaboration in Education

Brian O'Donoghue
Rm996

Don’t get hacked! Security on the modern web

Kenneth Macleod
Rm997

Bridge 21 meets CoderDojo (13.50 – 14.40)

James Crook
IT Centre 1

Flipping the Classroom (13.50 – 14.40)

Frances Sheridan & Sam Cogan
IT Centre 2
14:15 - 14:40

‘Dance like the waves of the sea’ – Ten top tech tips by WB Yeats

Dughall McCormack
TH1000

Digital Media Literacy – One teachers view from a pilot school

Stephen McFarlane
Rm994

Google as a tool in the Classroom – Using Flubaroo and Google Moderator

Nicole Mullen
Rm995

Addressing an Anti-technology Stance in your School

Gareth Callan
Rm996

The Challenges and Opportunities of teaching advanced Software Development subjects online

Larkin Cunningham
Rm997

Bridge 21 meets CoderDojo (13.50 – 14.40)

James Crook
IT Centre 1

Flipping the Classroom (13.50 – 14.40)

Frances Sheridan & Sam Cogan
IT Centre 2
14:40 - 15:05

Coffee

15:05 - 15:30

Using “Badges” for sustainable Professional Development for Teachers

Mark Glynn
TH1000

Let Me tell You a Digital Story: Using iPad apps in the language classroom

Joe Dale
Rm994

Spark the Imagination – A Digital Response to the Class Novel

Damien Quinn
Rm995

Geocaching & Technology for Outdoor Education

Tony Sweeney
Rm996

The Programming and Coding short course for the new Junior Cycle

Fred Boss & Ben Murray
Rm997

Outer Space inside the Classroom (15.05 – 15.55)

Paudie Scanlon
IT Centre 1

Scientix (15.05 – 15.55)

Willie McTiernan & Michael O'Leary
IT Centre 2
15:30 - 15:55

Global Voices Connected by the Wundering Moleskine

Bernard Goldbach
TH1000

Digital storytelling using the iPad

Cormac Cahill
Rm994

Mobile Health in the Treatment of Obesity

Grace O'Malley
Rm995

Becoming/Being Open Educators

Catherine Cronin
Rm996

Scratch in CoderDojo

Seamus O'Neill
Rm997

Outer Space inside the Classroom (15.05 – 15.55)

Paudie Scanlon
IT Centre 1

Scientix (15.05 – 15.55)

Willie McTiernan & Michael O'Leary
IT Centre 2
15:55 - 16:45

Sparking the Imagination

TH1000
16:45 -

Conference Close

Bernard Kirk (Director of Galway Education Centre) & Adrienne Webb (Chairperson of CESI)
TH1000
17:00 -

Annual General Meeting of the Computers in Education Society of Ireland

TH1000

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