Connect Education 2.0 Seminar

Education 2.0:  Education in the Information Age

Dublin West Education Centre
17th November 2010

Session 1
The Connect School in practice

South Dublin County Council’s Connect School Project at St Aidan’s Community School, Brookfield, Tallaght uses ICT extensively to deliver education. Every student and teacher in St Aidan’s has a laptop and uses one-to-one computing in the classroom.

10.00am    What we have learnt from the Connect School project
Conor Galvin PhD, UCD College of Human Sciences
Lecturer in Education / Director MA Education Programme

10.30am    How we delivered the Connect School Project
                Frank Moran, Principal, St Aidan’s Community School

10.50am    Connecting to Communities though ICT in Education
                Avril Bailey, an Cosán

Questions & Answer session

Break for tea/coffee

Session 2
Education’s Future: Technology in the Classroom

11.45am    Google Apps in Education
                Sam Peter – Google Education Specialist

12.15am    Microsoft’s vision for Education & Learning
                Dr Kevin Marshall, Education Lead, Microsoft Ireland

12.45pm    Camara- bringing Technology to Education
                Steven Daly, Camara Ireland Education Manager

Session 3
2.00-4.00pm Practical Workshops – list
-         Google Apps in the Classroom
-         Using Hot Potatoes in Moodle
-         Project Maths using ICT
-         Connect Community of Practice
-         ICT School Roadmap
-         ICT and Business Studies

Follow us on Twitter @connectschool

Camara operates as a social enterprise and operates in two distinct business lines: ‘Electronic Waste Reuse’ and ‘Education Delivery’. The connection between these two, seemingly disparate business units is technology.

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