All posts by roisin donnelly

Interview With Kate Delaney

Elena and Amy interviewed Kate Delaney, founder of Make Create Innovate, who held a workshop at CESICon. Kate is passionate about providing an opportunity about maker education. During the workshop Kate encouraged groups to build their own instruments using crafts and to connect them to computers to add sound.

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Interview with Anne Looney

Roisin and Cara interviewed Anne Looney today at Cesicon 2017. Anne was giving the capstone speech today. Anne is currently the Interim CEO at the Higher Education Authority in Dublin and has recently been appointed as the founding Executive Dean of Dublin City University’s new Institute of  Education. Anne spoke about her previous job as CEO of NCCA, she also spoke about the impact woman make on education.

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Interview with Richard Millwood

Elena and Roisin interviewed Richard Millwood at Cesicon 2017 today. Richard was presenting a workshop at Cesicon about Computing in the Irish Curriculum. Richard spoke about his views for the future of computer science in the Irish curriculum. He also spoke about how important it is to integrate computing into the Irish curriculum.

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Interview with Maggie Green

Cara and Roisin interviewed Maggie Green from Genius Journals today at CESICon 2017.  Maggie Green is a primary school teacher who works on Genius Journals with her class. Genius Journals allow children to explore their thoughts and ideas and to develop concepts and designs. Maggie has found that since implementing Genius Journals into her class the children are more eager to learn and attendance has increased.

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