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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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On this week's programme I speak to experienced primary teacher of junior classes, Jane Shimizu whose enthusiasm for teaching is infectious. She talks about all aspects of teaching, including planning for the year, daily planning for teaching, subject integration, record keeping, assessment, homework, and active learning. She also talks about her passion for teaching science; she received an award in 2010 from the Institute of Physics. She keeps a classroom blog here.

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On this week's programme my guest is Dr. Todd Whitaker. Todd Whitaker is an expert on staff motivation, teacher leadership and principal effectiveness. He has authored more than 30 books including the bestseller What Great Teachers Do Differently. He was a keynote speaker at the 2016 annual conference of the Irish Primary Principals' Network.

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On this week's programme I interview the President of the Irish Primary Principals' Network (IPPN), Maria Doyle. The interview takes place to mark the annual conference of the network. Maria Doyle is Principal of Our Lady of Mercy Senior National School in Waterford City, a DEIS Band 2 Senior Girls school.

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This week I bring you the second part of my interview with Jack Whitehead on the topic of Living Educational Theory and Action Research. You can find out more about Jack Whitehead's work at his website http://actionresearch.net Jack Whitehead was in Ireland to address a meeting of Educational Action Research in Ireland (EARI).

I also bring you a short report from the 2016 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition. The report was done by my colleague on 103.2 Dublin City FM, Alex Gibson, who presents The Persuaders every Friday at 1pm.

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On this week's programme I speak to Professor Jack Whitehead, from the University of Cumbria, who developed the approach to research known as "Living (Educational) Theory." You can find many resources related to such research at the website http://actionresearch.net/. Jack Whitehead was in Ireland to address a meeting of Educational Action Research in Ireland (EARI).

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On this week's programme I bring you the second part of my interview with Professor Ken Zeichner from the University of Washington. In it he discusses how many teacher education programmes claim to promote social justice but really doing that requires more than just words. Professor Zeichner was a keynote speaker at the annual conference of the Standing Conference on Teacher Education North and South (SCoTENS) in October 2015.

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On this week's programme I speak to highly respected teacher educator and professor of teacher education, Ken Zeichner from the University of Washington. He was in Ireland to address attendees at the annual conference of the Standing Conference on Teacher Education North and South (SCoTENS).

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