Category Archives: Events

Musings about big events we’ve attended.

Interview with Dughall McCormick

Here David and Finn interviewed Dughall McCormick at the end of #cesicon. We talked to him about the English CESI equivalent NAACE, where teachers and their families come together over a weekend or long weekend . Along with sharing their thoughts and ideas they also have family based activities such as ; treasure hunts, music making and camp fires, creating an inclusive and interactive atmosphere.

Youth Media Team,

Finn and David

Interview with Tim Rylands and Sarah Nield

In our interview with Tim Ryland and Sarah Nield, we talked about the importance of blending analog and digital in the learning environment. They also shared their thoughts on why the word teacher can sometimes be too one sided and also why the best teachers are the ones with bite marks on their tongues.

Jack and Christopher
Youth Media Team

Interview with Sabine McKenna

Jack and Christopher interviewed Sabine McKenna , a minecraft expert. We discussed the importance of technology in classrooms. Sabine told us about the possibilities when using minecraft in classrooms. You can use Minecraft for Maths, English and History and so much more. She believes programming is a necessity in Ireland because it is the future.

Jack and Christopher
Youth Media Team

Interview with Conor Power – #cesicon

At #cesicon Conor Power gave a workshop on the Google suite of “classroom” and how he was using the new Google service in his own classroom. Finn and David also talked to him about his first year being on the CESI excecutive and also discussed his long history with the CESI group and the conference itself.

Youth Media Team,

David and Finn.