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

Presented by: Ciara Brennan & MaryJoBell

Workshop – Ciara and Mary Jo will demonstrate and facilitate use of Animoto, Vine and Flipsnack – tools to tell the ‘story’ of your classroom activities.

Presenter Biography:

Mary Jo (@7MJB) teaches 31 Senior Infant boys and girls (who tweet as @MrsBellsClass) in St. Anne’s Primary School in Shankill, Co. Dublin . She was involved in the design of the course “Using ICT for Literacy and Numeracy in the Junior Classroom” and videos of her infant class using technology are used on numerous PDST courses. Mary Jo has hosted workshops at the ICT in Education Conference in Thurles and has recently featured at the First Education Congress in Gdansk, Poland. Ciara teaches 6th Class in St. Peter’s Primary, Bray. She runs Teachmeet Primary East and delivers PDST Tech in Ed courses when 6th Class give her the night off homework. She tweets with her students @StPetersBray and blogs at the Junior Spider winning She likes her Nepresso machine (and getting caught in the rain!).. As tutors for PDST Technology in Education, both Ciara and Mary Jo deliver courses on the use of ICT in education.