ICT in Education – Free Training for Teachers designed by TCD

by Michael Tighe

Posted on 7th September 2018 at 4:56 pm

This module is free to teachers to assist in the effective use of ICT to support and enhance teaching, learning and assessment in the classroom.   The syllabus sets out the specific knowledge and skills that make up this module, as informed by input from subject matter experts from a wide range of computer societies […]

Is learning coding and computing enough? (Part 3 of 3)

by Michael Tighe

Posted on at 4:32 pm

There is a bigger challenge when it comes to computing for everyone and in particular for young people. Even those who have an aptitude for coding may not have the maturity to discern the difference between reliable and unreliable information.   Information literacy is one of the key skills everyone needs in a world of […]

Computing as Part of the School Curriculum or an Extra-Curricular Activity? (Part 2 of 3)

by Michael Tighe

Posted on at 4:31 pm

Curriculum overload is an issue in Ireland. Our education system is pressured to integrate numerous subjects in already tight schedules and our teachers have to rapidly adapt to the changing needs.   The course also outlines considerations for planning an ICT-enhanced lesson. Helps teachers to understand safety, security and well-being considerations when using ICT in […]

Do we all need to learn code now? (Part 1 of 3)

by Michael Tighe

Posted on at 4:28 pm

If I were to ask you do Irish students really need to learn Geography or even Mathematics at school any more you might be shocked. How could you even ask, you might say. But what do we really remember from those subjects?   How many of us are using the critical elements of probability calculations […]

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