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 Prof. Vincent Cunnane

Amy and Denis interviewed Prof. Vincent Cunnane, LIT President. He spoke about the importance of events like #Ictedu and te importance of voices in education. He also talked about how LIT will take advantage of the changing landscape of education.

Amy and Denis

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 Eugene McDonough

Cara and Denis interviewed Eugene McDonough who is a Codeweek ambassador. He talked about Codeweek and the different events that go on around the country. He talked his experience with Coderdojo and what has happened throughout the 6 years it’s been running all around the country.

Cara and Denis

Youth Media Team.

Interview with Candace Marcotte

Denis and Charis interviewed Candace Marcotte at ICT EDU and she told us about her role in the MITE conference  and Michigan State University. She also told us about why she enjoys teaching and how long she has been teaching and as well about her experience in STEM.

-Denis and Charis
-Youth Media Team

Interview with Schools In Rang Bianca at #Ictedu

We interviewed a number of schools who showcased their work in Rang Bianca. we spoke to students from CBS Thurles, St. Joesph’s Borrisoleigh, Colaiste Mhuire Co-Ed, Thurles. they told us about how they used technology in their projects and their highlights of the day.

Denis, Cara, Amy, Lorcan and Charis

Youth Media Team




Interview with Cormac Cahill

Roisin and Jack interviewed Cormac Cahill today at ICT in Education. Cormac gave a presentation today and told us about it and why he continues to go to conferences like ICT in Education. He also told us about how he uses technology in the classroom.

Roisin and Jack
Youth Media Team

Interview with Muireann O’Sullivan

Cara and Denis interviewed Muireann O’Sullivan at ICT in Education today. Muireann told us about herself and the work she does. She is a primary school teacher and gave a presentation here today. She told us how Minecraft can be used with gifted students.

Cara and Denis
Youth Media Team