Good Practice Videos
Empowering Students to Lead Digital Technologies
Students and staff at Presentation Secondary School Waterford describe their approaches to digital learning in the school and how both students and staff are involved in planning. We also hear from some of their Digital Assistants.
Digital Technologies in Presentation Secondary School, Waterford
Staff at Presentation Secondary School Waterford discuss the infrastructure and device management in the school, staff CPD and the technology projects staff and students are running across the school.
Digital Technologies in Mercy Secondary School, Mounthawk
Staff at Mercy Secondary School, Mounthawk discuss how they plan for digital learning in the school with their digital team. They also describe their approach to digital portfolio work with students and the benefits of digital portfolios for TY students in particular.
Digital Technologies in Ballyduff National School
Olivia Buckley, Acting Principal and Digital Coordinator at Ballyduff National School describes how the school’s Digital Learning Committee approach digital learning planning and how they manage apps and devices across different levels at the school. She also discusses how technology can be used for learning support, EAL and problem-solving.
Digital Technologies in St. Joseph’s N.S. Ballybrown
Séamus Barry, Deputy Principal at Ballybrown National School, discusses how they use a step-by-step approach to implement their digital learning action plan. We also hear from their Digital Committee and staff and pupils demonstrate how they use apps such as ChatterPix and Toontastic in the classroom. Find out more about the REBEL project at www.pdst.ie/REBEL-primary.
Digital Technologies in North Dublin Muslim National School
Teachers at North Dublin Muslim National School discuss how they use digital technologies and their experience with the REBEL project. Find out more about the REBEL project at www.pdst.ie/REBEL-primary.
Using VR headsets to engage pupils in a local area project
Teachers at St. Mark's Senior National School describe how they introduced VR headsets in the classroom and use them to enable pupils to explore their local area in virtual reality.
Involving students in cyberbullying awareness and prevention
Celine McMahon, Skerries Community College, describes how the school involves students in cyberbullying awareness and prevention.
Cyberbullying prevention and awareness in the SPHE classroom
Neal Megarity, Whitechurch National School, Rathfarnham, describes how the school engaged with their local community Gardaí as part of their anti-bullying prevention and awareness work.