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Tablets & Apps Presentations 2015RSS

TabletsAppsImagePost-Primary Languages Initiative (PPLI) and Maynooth University (MU) organised this conference which was borne out of a desire to provide an opportunity for teachers to share, learn and inspire, and made possible through collaboration and the generosity of many teachers and educators. The presentations featured here are being given at the conference.

 

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App Smashing

App Smashing by Joe Dale: Appsmashing is 'the process fusing multiple apps in conjunction with one another to complete a final task or project' according to gred Kulowiec who weoined the term. This workshop shows how appsmashing can enhance language learn ...
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Apps and Gaps

Apps and Gaps: How We Can Bridge It For Educators: Technology is all around us, however, are we using it correctly? Is it being used effectively to ensure that learners who need help are getting the support they require for success? James will draw on bot ...
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Apps for Developing Oral Proficiency

Sandrine Pac, French teacher from Presentation Wexford,l showcases how she and her students are using apps to work on speaking skills in the classroom and outside the classroom here

Apps R Us

Apps R Us: iPads in a Modern Languages Classroom. Demonstration of how Ipads are used with second level Spanish students using a wide variety of apps. Largely aimed at language teachers whose students have access to iPads, though one iPad in the classroom ...
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Bits and Pieces

Bits and Pieces: How digital tools can support formative assessment and feedback. Examines how to root language acquisition and the development of skills in the target language in a meaningful and engaging way. Also considers how digital tools can support ...
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Developing an Expected Use Policy

For the Educational Use of Online Space in Portmarnock Community School by Donal O'Mahony. In this presentation Donal looks at the type of projects students completed in a Second Year class using applications like Voki, Wordpress and Twitter. Donal talks ...
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Integrating ICT in the classroom

An overview of some PDST Technology in Education resources available to MFL teachers to support them in integrating ICT in their classrooms by Madeleine Murray and Patrick Coffey. The session includes an overview of the new features of Scoilnet, including ...
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Let me Tell you a Digital Story

LET ME TELL YOU A DIGITAL STORY: Creating eBooks with iPads and Android tablets by Joe Dale. Here is video version of #apps4mfl eBook using Book Creator Free, Balloon Stickies Plus, Pic Collage and Yakit Kids Click here

Making the most of Tablets in MFL

Making the Most of Tablets in the MFL classroom, Keynote by Joe Dale here.

Mobile Language Lab

The Mobile Language Lab Using Showbie and a Tablet by Ruth O'Callaghan of KWETB and Keith Young, NUIM. Engaging language learners in oral preparation by using student recorded pieces and a virtual workflow for practice and feedback on students' oral work. ...
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Mystery Skype & Supporting Apps

Skype as the central ingredient in a lesson that covers several skills. Mystery Skype is not Adolfo's original idea but he shares his experiences using it at second level and gets participants communicating with a teacher in another country. Benefits and ...
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The Use of Apps for Making Movies

And Developing Key Skills, by Mary Boissel. Working in groups and using their phones, the students make a 3 minute film en Francais, with a nod to French film style with a beginning, middle, and end, using different shots, characters. We hit most of the k ...
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The Use of Onenote to support MFL in CBC

Click here for Avril Egan's presentation on harnessing the power of digital technologies in the classroom. It focuses on enhancing teacher and student feedback alike.

Using Androids in the MFL Classroom

USING ANDROID TABLETS/APPS IN THE MFL CLASSROOM: Hands on Session (David Kearney, Retired ICT advisor to schools) The focus here is on the use of Android Tablets (with Apps) in the MFL Classroom. Participants look at the hardware i.e. the Tablets themselv ...
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Using Apps for E-Twinning

Two apps encourntered while working on E-twinning projects called Zooburst and Blogger, by Ciara Rock. These allow for the incorporation of ICT in useful and engaging ways enabling all to participate regardless of ability and facilitate the showcasing of ...
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Using Apps in Drame

Introduction to planning and writing a sketch in Spanish, practicing scenes, videoing and editing footage, and presenting a final product! By Bernie O'Shea, Mounthawk, Tralee. Click here

Using Apps to Develop Independent Learning

Margot Hayes, Scoil Mhuire gan Smal Blarney, looks at the best Apps which specifically target both productive and receptive language skills. She shows how classroom Apps such as Showbie(also Edmodo) have enabled the teacher to act as both monitor and faci ...
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Using QR codes for Language Learning

Using QR codes for Language Learning Activities by Joan O'Sullivan, UL. QR (Quick Response) codes are two dimensional barcodes that can be read using smartphones, tablets and other devices. The code, when scanned, can link to, for example, a shot amount o ...
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