MakeCode Arcade: Using Coding to Encourage Creativity, Collaboration & Problem-Solving in Wellbeing

I have recently started teaching coding as part of the wellbeing curriculum in my school. You might think; what has coding got to do with a student’s wellbeing? It turns out, quite a lot! Collaboration & Problem-Solving Firstly; wellbeing focusses on the junior cycle key skill of staying well. It is outlined in the wellbeing …

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Say Hello to the Microsoft Learn Educator Center

Over the years many TeachNet blog contributors have waxed lyrical about the Microsoft Educator Center (MEC) and rightly so IMHO as MEC has been the stellar educator portal since its inception, providing a fantastic range of resources and development opportunities to teachers for free, including courses, classroom resources, lesson plans, options to connect with other …

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Join the Microsoft Dream Space Team this Summer

For Summer 2022, TeachNet in association with Microsoft Education Ireland, are delivering 5 blended courses (Face-to-face & online), 3 Minecraft for Education and 2 Dream Space STEM in the Primary Classroom Join the Dream Space team for two days in Microsoft Dream Space (One Microsoft Place, Leopardstown, Dublin) to take part in hands-on, curricular focused …

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Up-skill this Summer with DreamSpace & TeachNet

For Summer 2022, TeachNet in association with Microsoft Education, are delivering 5 blended courses (Face-to-face & online), 3 Minecraft for Education and 2 DreamSpace STEM in the Primary Classroom Join the DreamSpace team for two days in Microsoft Dream Space (One Microsoft Place, Leopardstown, Dublin) to take part in hands-on, curricular focused workshops followed by …

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Transform Teaching & Learning with Microsoft Tools

Next week Exertis Ireland in association with Microsoft and Lenovo are hosting two live webinars, one for Primary schools on Wednesday October 6th @ 3pm and one for Post-primary schools on Thursday October 7th @ 4pm. These live sessions are designed specifically for school leaders and teachers interested in discovering how Microsoft technologies can support …

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