Interview with Elizabeth Treacy

Elizabeth Treacy did a session about the new Junior Cycle and how it gives teachers a new opportunity to listen to the student voice via the medium of project work.She also talked about how she used green screens in the classroom and why student voices are important and how digital technology supprted student voice.

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Denis and Charis
Youth Media Team

Interview with Stephen Howell

Amy and Lorcan interviewed Stephen Howell. Stephen Howell is the current Academic Engagement Manager for Microsoft Ireland. He describes himself as having a passion for teaching kids to code. Stephen did the closing Keynote for today’s event.  He talked to us about the Dream Space in the new Microsoft building. We asked him about the developments in Technology that excite him the most and told us about the highlight of the event so far.

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Amy and Lorcan

Youth Media Team

 

Interview with Cormac Cahill

Cara and Denis interviewed Cormac Cahill.  He is a primary school teacher in Cork, Apple distinguished educator, apple education trainer, book creator ambassador and a passionate advocate of technology in the classroom . He talked about the different augmented reality apps he uses in his school. He also explained how he thinks these types of apps will benifit all subjects in the future.

Cara and Denis

Youth Media Team

Interview with Roy Mitchell from the PDST

Lorcan and Amy interviewed Roy Mitchell from the PDST,

He told us a little bit about his workshop he was running on the Digital Learning Framework. He also spoke about the schools pilot program and digital tools that could be used in school to support effective learning. We also spoke about the work of webwise and the dangers of the internet for young students

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Amy and Lorcan

Youth Media Team

Interview with Joanna Norton @ #Ictedu in LIT Thurles

Lorcan and Cara interviewed Joanna Norton at #Ictedu in LIT Thurles, April 28 2018.

Joanna Norton gave a very interesting key note talk at the conference. After this, we spoke with her about efforts to reform science education i Ireland to try and increase the engagement of students in STEM. We also spoke about how can we bring authentic voice to education and what Joanna saw as her greatest challenge and what inspired her to become involved in education.

Listen below to our interview