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Join us for Microsoft Edu Day in Cork on 11th March!

11 Mar 2020
Enter the 21st Century classroom on Microsoft Edu Day and journey with us through the curriculum as you experience a series of hands on workshops and inspirational talks by the very best teacher technology experts. Designed to demonstrate how technology can successfully enhance teaching and learning in your school, Microsoft Edu Day will enable you to:Discover how to enable your students to ‘learn without limits’ with the latest accessibility developments for teaching and learningEffortlessly enhance communication and collaboration within your staff team with Microsoft TeamsFind out how to amplify student voice and create immersive learning experiencesBe the student and experience learning brought to life!With so much on offer in one event over one day, you really can’t afford to miss Microsoft Edu Day. Sign up here to book your place today!To book your place at the morning event in Kinsale Community School, register here:Register Here To book your place at the af
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Leading Change - Empowering your Digital Learning Community

27 Feb 2020
Leading Change - Empowering your Digital Learning Community With schools constantly changing and evolving faster than ever before, navigating and leading change poses opportunities as well as challenges. On the 27th February, join us in the Richmond Education and Event Centre for an innovative, dynamic approach to bridging the gap between whole school development planning and your digital learning plan at Wriggle’s ‘Leading Change’ event. Bringing together Ireland’s top educators, thought leaders and digital technology tools for education, our ‘Leading Change’ event is designed to empower you to:Effectively communicate and collaborate on a shared vision for enhancing teaching and learning within your school community by participating in our fully modelled school planning approachConnect with real school leaders and discover how they turned their vision for teaching and learning into an achievable, practical action plan to empower learners to take own
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Join us for our Webinar on Effective Digital Analysis for LCPE on the 26th March

26 Mar 2020
Are you trying to find an easy way to assess students' skills and performance in Leaving Cert PE? Looking for the best way to record their physical activity project and store these files safely and securely?On Thursday 26th March at 7.30pm, our on-staff teachers along with experienced Post-primary PE teacher, Jimmy Kiernan, will host a FREE webinar showing step by step how to do just that!We'll take you through:- Tips and advice on the best apps to enhance your PE teaching and your students learning in Junior Cycle PE, Senior Cycle PE and LCPE.- Setting up and using a digital learning portfolio for your students- How to enable your students to analyse and improve their learning outcomes in LCPE...and because our webinar is live, our teachers will be on hand to answer any questions you have right throughout the webinar.Simply click the link and register your name to avail of this fantastic FREE training session.Register Now
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Kildare Education Teacher Training Event

23 Apr 2020
Introduction to iPad in the Primary Classroom Join us from 4pm to 6pm on 23rd April in Kildare Education Centre, for an introduction to iPads in the Primary classroom. During this free training event, you will discover the practical, easy to use ways the iPad can enhance student learning and make the curriculum more accessible to all learners.In this hands on workshop you will learn how to:Efficiently navigate your iPad to use and find resources, freeing up your time so you can concentrate on teaching and learning. Enhance students’ creativity and communication through maximising the use of native iPad apps and built in features. Use the camera to capture evidence of learning and empower students to communicate their understanding in a clear, effective way.Use the iPad’s built in accessibility features such as zoom, dictation and reader view to create a more inclusive classroom that enables all students to communicate and access learning and achieve the learning outcomes.
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Teacher Feature - Enhancing Learning with iPad in Malahide Community School

04 Feb 2020
Welcome to my Digital Classroom - Teacher Feature. As business studies teacher in Malahide Community School, with 1200 students each with their own iPad for learning, Bernie Foley uses iPad throughout her lessons to help enhance her students’ learning using digital technology. Here she tells us what it’s like to work in a 1:1 iPad school and how it enables her to be better able to meet her students’ needs. Building Key Skills with iPadI’ve been working in Malahide Community School for 5 years now and I honestly couldn’t imagine teaching without the iPad. I use it in all my lessons along with more traditional methods of teaching and I find that students tend to be a lot more creative when they have the iPad. They have choice, so when I give an activity, they can produce a written piece, record an audio piece, use Clips to create a video or Pic Collage to visually represent it.
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