Category Archives: Video

Fís Film Project

For those of you who want to try film making in the classroom, you can't go wrong with the Fís Film Project. Here is some information from the PDST Technology in Education about the project.The FÍS Film project encourages children to explore the medium of film in the primary classroom developing essential skills in moving-image literacy, communication, teamwork, visual arts and numeracy. This year the standard of entry was unprecedented. Twenty four finalists and thirteen highly commended schools will be Read More...

Silent Slam: How to get parents to book meetings with you

[media url="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9mV7b5JfpNA" width="100%"]Google calendar provides a feature called Appointment Slots, which allows people to book appointments to see you when you are available. This video shows you how to set this up then shows you how to create a QR code to give to parents so they can book their appointment with you.  Read More...

Innovation in Irish Schools [Video]

[media url="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SJMIJXyakio" width="100%"]Catherine Cronin has created a video showcasing a number of schools who are using technology in education. My school, Carlow Educate Together, was featured amongst the wonderful variety of projects going on in schools around the country. Check out the video below.  Read More...

Silent Slam: Mobile Blogging using Instagram and Tumblr

[media url="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8jh0qzbVwQ" width="100%"]I didn't think I'd see the benefit of using Instagram when it finally came to Android. On the fly image editing seems like such a simple thing. One of the problems I've had using Tumblr on my phone was that the image quality of my photos isn't all that great. Because Instagram lets you upload to a Tumblr account, this solves my problem. Here's a short Silent Slam to show you how to do it. Read More...

Parent Teacher Meetings and Google

[media url="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V-HxQD-cFbI" width="100%"]I never realised the amount of work that goes into organising Parent Teacher Meetings until I became a principal. I thought it was a ten minute job where one sent out a time to each family and that was it. However, there are lots of variables that have to be taken into account. For example, if a family contains two or more children, it is good practice to ensure that meeting times are beside each other so Read More...

Video: Wordle

[media url="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGSV0HCelt0" width="100%"]A short video I made a while ago about using Wordle in Education. Read More...

3 Literacy Web Sites for the IWB

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Inside the Fizzbook

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Anseo.net goes to BETT

[media url="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pq0q4kcj0iI" width="100%"]Anseo.net travelled to London to attend the BETT Show 2011.  This short video shows some of the stands we visited.  The highlight? For me Njoyn was very impressive. Read More...

Halloween Primary School Video Conference

[media url="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iw-3s-CVH70" width="100%"]Using the fantastic OnlineMeetingRooms application, two schools in Ireland had a fun-filled video conference.  Prepare to be scared by some zombies and prepare to be baffled by a boy sticking his face into a pile of flour! Read More...