Tablets and Apps Conference

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This promises to be an exciting conference organised by PPLI and Maynooth University and supported by PDST Technology in Education, Association of Teachers of Spanish, Association of Teachers of Italian, and more.

 

Tablets & Apps in MFL Teaching and Learning Conference - 28th March, from 9.30am to 4pm in Maynooth University.

Tablets & Apps ConferenceThis promises to be an exciting conference organised by PPLI and Maynooth University and supported by PDST Technology in Education, Association of Teachers of Spanish, Association of Teachers of Italian, and more.

This conference will bring together language teachers from post-primary schools in Ireland as well as those on Initial Teacher Education courses. The keynote presentation will be by Joe Dale (Joe Dale works with a range of organisations such as Network for Languages, ALL, and the BBC, he is host of the TES MFL forum,  a regular conference speaker and recognised expert on technology and language learning.His blog has been nominated for four Edublog Awards).

Interactive presentations and workshops by teachers for teachers will provide examples of how teachers are using apps in their language classes. Some of the topics that will be explored include:

  • Possibilities that tablets offer in language teaching and learning
  • How to make the most of a particular app
  • Apps for developing particular skillsUsing apps for assessment
  • Social Media in the MFL classroomUsing smart phones in class
  • Apps for sharing students work
  • Apps for homework and self-access
  • Apps for teachers' language upskilling

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