BOOK YOUR FREE TICKET to DigiLearn Innovative Teaching and Learning FestIval - 9th,
10th and 11th Feb!
09 Feb 2021
Join us on the 9th, 10th and 11th of February for a practical, interactive online event designed to empower schools and colleges to transform teaching and learning. With a focus on positively impacting the student experience and learning outcomes, reducing staff workload, successfully planning for digital learning and more!....DigiLearn will provide a space to share best practice, tools and experience with guidance from Ireland's top educators and thought leaders. Bookings for DigiLearn are open now! Check out our full agenda and your FREE place at our workshops here: DigiLearn Event
Building Coding Skills Across the Curriculum
19 Oct 2020
Building Coding Skills across the CurriculumBy Michael O’ Kane With the focus of schools, teachers and school leaders on trying to navigate through the extremely choppy waters of teaching through the Covid19 pandemic, I have been pleasantly surprised to see how many schools are celebrating EU CodeWeek, which runs from the 10th to the 25th October this year. It is one of my favourite times of year (after Christmas!) and it really is a great starting point to ensure that your students develop key coding skills which will be immensely important to them in their future careers. The Seamless Integration of Coding across the CurriculumCoding in the classroom does not have to be a separate lesson, held at the same time every week. It can be integrated easily into lessons right across the curriculum, from the early years right through to Leaving Certificate. For 7 year old children this could involve using the Scratch Jr app to build a project about Neil Armstrong landing on The Moon. 1