Skip to main content

Good Practice Videos

  • Tionscnamh Stop Motion i mBunscoil

    A 4th class teacher describes how he uses technology for project work. The children use netbooks and iPads for research. The Stop Motion app is used for animation. This involved planning, scripting, filming, artwork and editing. The projects are then uploaded to Dropbox and played on the interactive whiteboard.

    Teaching & Learning, Primary, Content Creation, Digital Storytelling, Digital Video, Gaelcholaiste

  • Teicneolaíocht Dhigiteach i nGaelscoil Uí Fhiaich

    A principal describes the various ways his school uses digital resources. For communication Skype is used between staff. For teaching and learning, the infant classroom uses the website www.Leighleat.com to teach the phonics programme. Older classes engage in coding lessons and applications such as Stop Motion and Kahoot.

    Leadership & Management, Primary

  • Threads in a Primary School

    A school Principal describes how digital resources are used in history lessons through the Scoilnet and Dúchas websites. Pupils actively engage with the history of their locality through the use of ‘Threads’ - a project based website. To find out more log on to https://www.Scoilnet.ie/threads/.

    Leadership & Management, Primary

  • Uirlisí Measúnú Dhigiteacha i mBunscoil

    A 4th class teacher describes how she uses the quiz game Kahoot to assess learning in English, Irish and Maths. The children use a laptop to input questions and answers. Children partake in these quizzes using iPads. This provides the teacher with useful data about what the children have learnt.

    Teaching & Learning, Primary, Assessment/Assessment Tools, Collaboration, Scoilnet

  • Using ICT in History

    Interview with Teacher about the use of ICT as a supportive tool in her History classroom. The students are planning, researching and creating their own videos, which they then show to the class. She explains how she uses Minecraft and MatchAttack cards in her lessons and rubrics as a means of assessment.

    Teaching & Learning, Post-primary, Assessment/Assessment Tools, Collaboration, Content Creation, Digital Video, Flipped Learning, Online Resources

  • ICT in Lucan Community National School

    A school principal outlines how ICT is used in a purposeful way throughout the school. She provides a full overview from the ICT vision in the school to accessing resources to whole school planning.

    Leadership & Management, Primary

  • Worldbook Arlíne i nGaelscoil

    A 5th class teacher describes how she uses the Irish version of Worldbook Online with her class to conduct a history project. Worldbook Online is available via the Scoilnet website and can be translated to Gaeilge (Select cc button in video playbar for English subtitles).

    Teaching & Learning, Primary, Collaboration, Content Creation, Gaelcholaiste, Online Resources, Scoilnet

  • Using tablets to support active learning in Business Studies

    A Business teacher explains how they use ICT in their class. The lesson was focused on marketing and designing advertisements. The class used tablets and stop motion to create their own advertisements. The class then uploaded their work to Imagine Learning Systems for assessment.

    Teaching & Learning, Post-primary, Assessment/Assessment Tools, Collaboration, Content Creation, Digital Video, Online Resources, Planning/Digital Learning Framework

  • Using ICT in Geography

    Interview with Teacher about the use of videos in his Geography lessons. He discusses how by making his own videos for his class, he can ensure that the content is relevant and suitable for the classes ability. He also discusses the use of Socrative for assessment and the benefits of immediate feedback.

    Teaching & Learning, Post-primary, Assessment/Assessment Tools, Digital Video, Online Resources, Planning/Digital Learning Framework

Newsletter Sign-up