Jack and Aisling interviewed Lord Puttnam. In the interview, they talked about technology in education, UNICEF, David’s worldwide teaching from his old barn in Cork and they couldn’t help but mention his huge success in film making. Lord Puttnam sits on the Labour benches but he’s not a politician. He believes that technology is the only way forward.
We were lucky enough to get a chance to chat to Dr René Lydiksen of LEGO Education. He talks about his new scheme launched with Mary I in Limerick and how he believes that LEGO can make learning about things such as algorithms fun!
An enthusiastic group of young Irish media creatives have dropped into WordPress where they will share snippets, observations and thoughts from events they cover as part of the Youth Media Team. This is their first post, written quickly as a group to test the set-up of YMT.fm on WordPress.
There’s a lot to learn about blogging, content creation during live events, and sharing a workflow while trying to juggle new pieces of technology. But that’s the challenge we like to face with the Youth Media Team crew!
Finn and Jack spoke to Adrienne Webb, chairperson of CESI to hear about their “Spark the Imagination” conference. She speaks about her long term involvement with CESI and the work that they do to support teachers to integrate technology in their classrooms.