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Curipod: The Secret Weapon for Irish Teachers Tackling the ‘Silly Season’ with AI-Powered Fun

Banish End-of-Year Boredom with Curipod: AI Fun for Irish Classrooms As we dive headfirst into the “silly season” in primary schools across Ireland, it’s the perfect time to throw a bit of excitement into your classroom. Enter Curipod, an innovative AI tool designed with teachers in mind. With students itching for engaging activities, Curipod offers […]

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Creating Healthy Digital Habits in a Connected World

The rise in technology has undeniably revolutionized every aspect of our daily lives. From instant communication to endless entertainment, our mobile devices (and laptops, etc) offer a constant stream of communication, connection and convenience! However, we are all aware of the negative aspects of digital technology and how easy it can be to fall into

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Rehearse with Coach

As an English teacher, emphasising the importance of effective communication skills is a huge area of the curriculum. Whether it’s a classroom presentation, a graduation speech, or a talk to peers, being able to convey ideas confidently and fluently is crucial for our students in today’s world. Enter the ‘Rehearse with Coach’ feature in Microsoft PowerPoint—a powerful

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Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts Application Time!

It’s that time of year again! MIE Expert self- nominations are open until June 17th for first time nominations and renewals! Becoming a MIE Expert is a great opportunity for educators to gain recognition for how they use digital technology to enhance teaching & learning in their classroom! To complete the self-nomination process educators must

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Building a Professional Learning Community Using WhatsApp

The concept of a ‘Professional Learning Community’ (PLC) first entered my consciousness during the initial training for the new Leaving Certificate Agricultural Science specification in 2018. To their credit, the PDST (as they were known as the time – now Oide) wanted to create a space for teachers to collaborate and share best practice while

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Free Technology for all Primary Schools

Technological University Dublin  has recently celebrated the launch of a landmark educational research project that will see every primary school in Ireland receive a free Digital Technology kit. EDTips: Enabling Digital Technology in Primary School will provide every primary school with free digital technology teaching resources and equipment to prepare for the introduction of the Primary Curriculum

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