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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney.

On this week's programme my guest is Dr Orla Kelly from the Church of Ireland College of Education. She recently co-authored the book Creative Teaching in Primary Science with Roger Cutting from Plymouth University.

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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney.

On this week's programme I speak to Derek Breen, author of Scratch for Kids and an ambassador for Code Week. He was a keynote speaker at the 2016 conference of the Computers in Education Society of Ireland. He spoke a lot about the computer programming language Scratch and mentioned Trinity's Bridge 21 initiative.


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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney.

On this week's programme Ciara Brennan, a teacher in St. Peter's Primary School in Bray and a part-time lecturer in Marino Institute of Education, talks about her use of technology for assessment in her class and to motivate her pupils. She presented a workshop with Mary Jo Bell at the 2016 annual conference of the Computers in Education Society of Ireland.

Among the websites mentioned by Ciara were the following:
Kahoot (for students)
Kahoot (for teachers)
Socrative
Padlet
Animoto
Bett

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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney.

On this week's programme I bring you an interview with Professor Mark Brown from Dublin City University's National Institute of Digital Learning. I spoke to Mark Brown because he was a keynote speaker at the 2016 annual conference of the Computer Education Society of Ireland, which was held in Dublin City University on 27th February 2016. The programme also features brief extracts from my interviews with Derek Breen and Ciara Brennan; my full interviews with them will be featured on upcoming programmes.

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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney.

On this week's programme I bring you the second part of my interview with teacher of second class, Jane Shimizu. In this part of the interview Jane talks about her class blog, her time teaching in Japan on the JET programme, about her decision to become a primary school teacher and much more.

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