Good Practice Videos
Using ICT to support peer assessment and reflection in DCG
The use of benefits of technology used for assessment is discussed by a Maths Teacher. He uses Socrative to provide him with instant feedback on Maths problems. This then acts as a guide for the lesson. He can then create a video with step-by-step instructions on how to complete the sum on the blog.
Teicneolaíocht dhigiteach i mbliain a cúig – Fraincis
A language teacher uses technology for assessment in her French lessons. The students use their own devices during the lessons to complete quizzes. The online quizzes can be used as a means of rapid assessment in the classroom. They also make videos to assess their language using Adobe Spark.
ICT and Wellbeing
Interview with staff about the use of ICT to support positive mental health among their students. They use ICT as a means of discussing these topics as the students are more engaged. They have introduced a TY module where they must design and create a video promoting positive mental health.
Teicneolaíocht dhigiteach i mbliain a haon – Gearmánis
A German teacher uses technology in her language lessons. She discusses how the students complete oral tasks by recording them on their phones. As a language teacher it is important to be able to hear every one of the students and that is possible with this method.
A flipped learning approach for Maths
Maths Teacher integrates self-made videos into her lessons. Through the use of Explain Everything and Schoology, students can view and solve the problems in their own time. This allows her to provide individualised support for students.
ICT i rang Mata
A Maths teacher explains how technology benefits her teaching. She discusses the use of Geogebra and how it engages her students. They compare their work on paper to their tablets as self and peer assessment. She discusses the use of Google Docs for planning within the department.
Digital Technologies in Le Chéile Secondary School
Interview with Principal discussing their student choice approach to teaching and learning. They have implemented a flipped classroom model into their school. This allows students to complete lessons in their own time and allowing teachers to provide individualised feedback. Students also make their own flipped videos as a means of assessment.
Using Digital Technologies to Support Student Learning in Home Economics
Home Economics teacher explains how she integrates technology into her teaching and planning. She discusses Google Classroom and how it passes the responsibility of the learning onto the students. This allows for her to provide differentiated feedback to students. She promotes teachers supporting teachers through the use of online communities.
Leading Digital Technologies Development in St. Clare’s Comprehensive School
Interview with principal about the implementation of technology into their school and the support they provide for their staff. They promote constant CPD for all staff members, working together to learn from each other about digital technologies. A core group of dedicated staff members was created to assist in this implementation.
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