Conference 2015: Beyond the Horizon – Technology in Education

= Presentation = Workshop

Saturday, Feb 28th

2/18/15 08:00 - 2/18/15 09:00

Vendor Exhibition, Registration, Refreshments

2/18/15 09:00 - 2/18/15 09:15

Fáilte & Conference Opening

 

Adrienne Webb, Chair CESI & Bernard Kirk, Director Galway Education Centre
TH1000
2/18/15 09:15 - 2/18/15 10:15

Opening Keynote

Out Of This world – Tech To Inspire

Tim Rylands & Sarah Neild
Th1000
2/18/15 10:15 - 2/18/15 11:15

Google Classroom in the… Classroom!

Conor Power
IT Centre, Bay 1

Design Thinking and Technology in the Classroom

Nicola Mullen
IT Centre, Bay 2

The changing nature of digital images and how they can be used for recording and assessment

Seán Gallagher & David McMahon
IT Centre, Bay 3

[10:15 – 10:45]

A 21st century’s digital School’s story on the BeeBot Application: Teaching programming, emotional social language development in a Primary school

Nichola Spokes
Rm 994

[10:15 – 10:45]

Flipping the Classroom – Why and How

Gareth Callan
Rm 996

[10:15 – 10:45]

Technology to Empower Student-Led Learning

Dr. Kathy Kipp
Rm 997

[10.45 – 11.15]

Technology and Languages in the Early Years

Susan Nic Réamoinn
Rm 994

[10:45 – 11:15]

Introduction to Socrative and its use in the classroom

Frank Kehoe
Rm 996

[10:45 – 11:15]

Khan Academy & MATHletes Challenge: innovative tools for blended learning

Martina Sexton & Kelly Kirkpatrick
Rm 997
2/18/15 11:15 - 2/18/15 11:45

Break & Refreshments

2/18/15 11:45 - 2/18/15 12:45

Android Tablets in the Classroom

David Kearney
IT Centre, Bay 1

Beyond the Classroom Horizon – using online tools to shift the classroom horizon to the home

Ciara Brennan & MaryJo Bell
IT Centre, Bay 2

Edcite in the Classroom

Julia Sweeney
IT Centre, Bay 3

Computational Thinking Unplugged – An overview of tools and approaches towards developing a definition of Computational Thinking

Dr. Richard Millwood, Nina Bresnihan, Glenn Strong, Ruairi Brown
Rm 997

[11:45 – 12:15]

21st Century Storytelling in the Primary Classroom

Cormac Cahill
Rm 994

[11:45 – 12:15]

Ready, Steady, Code!

Seamus O'Neill
Rm 996

[12:15 – 12:45]

Eyrecourt Examiner to the World!!

Eilís Treacy & Student Editors
Rm 994

[12.15 – 12:45]

Managing a 1:1 environment & managing in a 1:1 environment

Frieda Crehan
Rm 996
2/18/15 12:45 - 2/18/15 13:30

Plenary Panel Discussion

Are we there yet? Approaching the Horizon

https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/sites/default/files/2014-nmc-horizon-report-eu-en_online.pdf

Provocateur: Dr Conor Galvin
TH1000
2/18/15 13:30 - 2/18/15 14:15

Lunch

2/18/15 14:15 - 2/18/15 15:45

Python from Scratch

Dr Jake Byrne & Bridge21 Team
IT Centre, Bay 1

Plan beyond the Horizon – a MaKey MaKey workshop

Bianca Ni Ghrogain & Drew Buddie
IT Centre, Bay 2

Robots Rule – or do they? Programme your own Sesca robot

Note: 2 x 45 mins (strict limit 24 pre-booked per each workshop, be sure to sign up at registration)

Pete Redmond
“Red Square” Room 509

[14:15 – 14:45]

Making the abstract concrete: Contextualizing Humanities and Technology Skills in Heritage Sites

Danielle O'Donovan & Sharon Kearney
Rm 994

[14:15 – 14:45]

BYOD – Bring your own ‘Device’ or ‘Disaster’

Tom Lonergan
Rm 996

[14:15 – 14:45]

Wikipedia for Education

Eugene Eichelberger & An Lucht Vicí
Rm 997

[14:45 – 15:15]

Mathematics Classroom Contexts and Game-Based Learning:a Solution to Improving Students’ Attitudes Towards Mathematics

Ali Mc Namara
Rm 994

[14:45 – 15:15]

EUFolio – Project Update

Ben Murray & John Hurley
Rm 996

[14:45 – 15:15]

MOOCs for Secondary School Students

Rita Day & Brian Mulligan
Rm 997

[15:15 – 15:45]

Can a blended learning platform enable Irish to become a living language for L2 learners?

Jane O'Connell
Rm 994

[15:15 – 15:45]

The Online Level 2 e-Planning Toolkit

Fred Boss & Denise Kelly
Rm 996

[15:15 – 15:45]

The future is here but it is not evenly distributed

John Heffernan
Rm 997
2/18/15 15:45 - 2/18/15 16:00

Break & Refreshments

2/18/15 16:00 - 2/18/15 17:00

Closing Keynote

World of Difference

John Davitt
TH1000
2/18/15 17:00 - 2/18/15 17:15

Conference Closing

Adrienne Webb, CESI Chair & Dughall McCormick, Chair NAACE, UK
TH1000
2/18/15 17:30 - 2/18/15 18:30

Annual General Meeting of the
Computers in Education Society of Ireland

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