TeachNet Summer Courses for Primary Teachers

​ TeachNet courses will be delivered using the new H2 Learning Platform The TeachNet team is currently offering online summer courses for primary teachers.  With EPV day approval, we are delighted to announce that the following technology related courses “by teachers, for teachers” are available: Getting the most from your Interactive WhiteboardThis course explores practical …

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21st Century Learning

The Coalition of School Networks (CoSN) published a video, “Learning to Change, Changing to Learn”  a number of years ago. The video was published in response to a US Department of Commerce survey of 55 industrial sectors in relation to their ICT intensiveness. This survey found that education ranked 55, the lowest, below coal mining. …

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TeachNet Funding

Many people have been asking us recently if the recent cutbacks will have an impact on the TeachNet project. The reality is that the NCTE has withdrawn its funding since last year. This is despite a commitment to funding for the project from the Minister Hanafin in 2007. While we weren’t surprised by this move, …

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Interacting with Maps

now many options for using online maps in the classroom.  The most useful online maps are: maps.live.com maps.google.com earth.google.com maps.yahoo.com Each have their own good and weak points.  Added to these, there is a growing range of tools which you can use to add to your online map use. You can annotate Google Maps with …

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