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Teachmeets, Groovy Work and Building the best school in the world

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Teachmeets and building the best school in the world, a sneak peak
This is a sneak peak into this month CESI Staffroom with Ewan McIntosh and Mags Amond . 
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July 07, 2022
Teachmeets, Groovy Work and Building the best school in the world
Ewan: Ewan founded consulting firm NoTosh a decade ago from his kitchen table in Edinburgh, growing it to offices in around the world. He and his team work with people in schools, universities and companies to help them identify and overcome their greatest challenges, to work better together and rethink the environment in which they learn. https://colinalearning.com/ Mags: a retired teacher,  and slightly tired but happy researcher!! Almost finished a phd and the several knitted items I started and am  ready for real life again. Love my family, love my CESI colleagues. https:/cesi.ie The email address for the YouTube Channel : CESIvideos@gmail.com https://padlet.com/hassandabbagh/3m0f... Our Padlet of resources http://www.cesi.ie/the-staffroom/CESI
01:05:48
July 06, 2022
OUT 7th July, Teachmeets and building the best school in the world
A sneak peak into Next Weeks EP of @cesitweets Staffroom, we talk all things #teachmeet with @ewanmcintosh and @magsamond ..... oh yeah.... and building the best school in the world. it's Another good one, please like and share
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June 30, 2022
Messy Learning With Kate Kogge
Kate Kogge has been teaching for seven years and is a science educator from Charlottesville, Virginia. During her time within Albemarle County Public Schools, she has developed interdisciplinary, community-centered projects alongside her talented colleagues and students, oftentimes in collaboration with businesses and nonprofit organizations in the region. In recent years, Kate and her team have partnered with MIT’s Playful Journey Lab, MakerEd, and Youth-Nex on student-centered educational programming and practices. Kate’s projects at CLS have connected her students with scientists, engineers, artists, activists, business leaders, researchers, and change makers in the Charlottesville area and beyond. She believes strongly in the power of student voice and agency and that even the youngest learners have the power to make an impact on the world through their work. The Email address for the Staffroom is : Staffroom@cesi.ie My Email Address : hdabbagh@cesi.ie YouTube : Click here
52:47
June 07, 2022
What is Inclusion?, CESI Staffroom with Kate Molloy
Kate Molloy is a Learning Technologist with the Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching at NUI Galway and is currently the NUI Galway lead on the Irish Universities Association Enhancing Digital Teaching and Learning project. Prior to taking up this role at NUI Galway, Kate had been a secondary English teacher in both the United States and Ireland for over a decade. As a teacher, she became interested in critical pedagogy, inclusivity, and the use of technology. In 2015, she moved into higher education where she supports staff teaching with technology. Her work focuses on the informed and ethical use of technology in higher education, learning design, and open practice. Kate is Secretary, National Executive of the Computers in Education Society of Ireland (CESI), and was a Digital Pedagogy Lab Fellow in 2019. She tweets at @hey_km. The email address for the Staffroom is : Staffroom@cesi.ie The email address for the YouTube Channel : CESIvideos@gmail.com My Email Address ( hdabbagh@cesi.ie) https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGIxLwMe00TwgLFykrmORUw https://padlet.com/hassandabbagh/3m0ffzje3jl3 Our Padlet of resources http://www.cesi.ie/the-staffroom/CESI Website
51:49
May 03, 2022
Joe Dale helps us find our tribe in the CESI Staffroom
Joe Dale joins us In this months Podcast we talk tech, twitter and best practices when it comes to using tech in school, in particular the use of Ed Tech when it comes to teaching languages . Joe is an Educator, Technologist & Podcaster. Joe is based in the UK and according to his twitter he's an independent languages consultant with 13 years of teaching experience who works with a range of organisations such as Network for Languages, ALL, The British Council, the BBC, Skype, Microsoft and The Guardian. As Luck would have it Joe was in Ireland a week before the release date of this podcast and was last seen travelling somewhere on the 39A. Joe has an EDU insight that very people few people have and is most definitely an expert in his field and it's been said that "there's no show like a Joe Show!"  The email address for the Staffroom is : Staffroom@cesi.ie The email address for the YouTube Channel : CESIvideos@gmail.com My Email Address ( hdabbagh@cesi.ie) https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGIxLwMe00TwgLFykrmORUw https://padlet.com/hassandabbagh/3m0ffzje3jl3 Our Padlet of resources http://www.cesi.ie/the-staffroom/CESI Website
49:44
April 05, 2022
"The Guide on the Side" with Joe Molloy
Guest & Creator of "The Blog on the Bog"  Joe Molloy Retired Primary School Teacher Born in Dublin Guest bio My late Uncle Tony taught me how to solder when I was 11 years old and it had a major influence on my life.  I have been interested in electronics ever since. I am a Raspberry Pi enthusiast. Coderdojo champion and mentor. Vintage radio and  Acorn / BBC micro restorer. I was given a cassette tape recorder for my 18th birthday and I have been recording ever since.
48:02
March 01, 2022
Active History TECH and VR with Russel Tarr
We got to chat with Russel Tarr to talk tech and teaching, we also find out what Tech he's using and most excited about.  ActiveHistory.co.uk is the work of Russel Tarr. Head of History at the International School of Toulouse. Prior to this he worked at Wolverhampton Grammar School. he has a degreee in Modern History from Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University. he's also a fully-qualified teacher with a PGCE from the School of Education at Birmingham University. If you'd like to get involved with the CESI Staffroom please let us know, we'd love to hear from you.  The email address for the Staffroom is : Staffroom@cesi.ie The email address for the YouTube Channel : CESIvideos@gmail.com My Email Address ( hdabbagh@cesi.ie) YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PANwS2txiiM https://padlet.com/hassandabbagh/3m0ffzje3jl3 Our Padlet of resources http://www.cesi.ie/the-staffroom/CESI Website
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February 14, 2022
Webwise for students, teachers and Parents Be Safe online.
Jane McGarrigle Project officer with the Webwise programme, this was the perfect end to our series on internet security, we focused on the human side to Cyber Security and safety in this interview we also spoke about the great resources that are available to teachers and students and how Parents are an important part to this equation.  I loved this interview because after we spoke about the resources we had a simple message " never be afraid to talk "   The Webwise project is an important part of your safe internet journey .    www.webwise.ie   If there's anything else you'd like us to cover on the CESI Staffroom please feel free to contact us on twitter @cesitweets Or directly on Twitter @hassandabbagh .
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December 29, 2021
Cyber Security of Our Minds
In This CESI Staffroom we are joined by Hani Dabbagh, Although this episode is not technically classed as Cyber Security, I still feel it has security aspects, I feel the information we give away (unknowingly) and how it's used can be deemed in some-cases to be an invasion of privacy.  The Link to Hani's FULL blog post and more can be found on his blog, click here.  You'll want to have a read of it, it's good! If you have anything you'd like us to cover in the CESI Staffroom please feel free to contact me on staffroom@cesi.ie. OR on Twitter @cesitweets 
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November 01, 2021
Interview with Tom Lonergan From the PDST for European Cyber Security Month
Tom Lonergan is the National Coordinator for Technology integration for schools in Ireland.   We talk Passwords, security and broadband.
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October 20, 2021
CESI Staffroom talks Cyber Security
In this weeks CESI Staffroom we got the opportunity to speak with Vince Scheivert according to his twitter BIO he’s a Promoter of EDU needs in a cyber security world. Dad, Philly Sports Enthusiast, and avid sport fisherman. We got to speak to him about Cyber Security and deploying devices to students, we also got to talk about a very interesting project that he worked on which had to do with extending the Students access to EDU Wifi and internet access to their homes.I even got a chance to throw in a Father Ted ref. If you have any questions about this weeks Staffroom OR you’d like to take part then we would love to hear from you. Maybe your school took part in a project that you feel others might benefit from hearing about, let us know. Hassan Dabbagh @hassandabbagh OR @cesitweets are the easiest way to get us.
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June 05, 2021
"Failure is Important" a CESI Webinar With Tony Riley on Assessment in Schools
Tony is a Kiwi teacher living and working in Ireland he's also NCCA Education Officer http://ncca.ie/en/  mentor @CoderDojoCavan #STEAMroom guy @lackenns (Taken straight from his twitter bio)  And...  a Nice Guy! CESI Staffroom Webinar (The Questions)  00.00.00 Intro 00:36:00 Who or what triggered your interest in the educational use of technology? 00:37:34 What is your primary motivation behind your educational use of technology? 00:38:10 Describe in your experience effective educational use of technology in formal education. 00:42:26 Describe in your experience effective learning outcomes from the educational use of technology in formal education. 00:43:57 What is your philosophy of education? 00:46:20 In your experience how is knowledge transferred? 00:47:25 What pedagogy best supports the educational use of technology and why? 00:50:24 Formal education in the 21st century should look like….. because…. The email address for the Staffroom is : Staffroom@cesi.ie The email address for the YouTube Channel : CESIvideos@gmail.com My Email Addresses (hassandabbagh@gmail.com & hdabbagh@cesi.ie)  YouTube: https://youtu.be/4jLWZA6C5ig https://padlet.com/hassandabbagh/3m0ffzje3jl3 Our Padlet of resources  http://www.cesi.ie/the-staffroom/ CESI Website
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February 10, 2021
Knowledge Creation with Dr Richard Millwood
CESI Staffroom Webinar EP4 is now up on YouTube. Dermot Walsh, Helen O'Kelly and guest presenter Dr. Richard Millwood . Richard spoke to Dermot and Helen about Knowledge Creation and what it is, as well as what it means to you the teacher. Richard asks the question “what is this Knowledge that we are creating? “ Full Video available on YouTube Resources & Mentions https://blog.richardmillwood.net/ https://padlet.com/hassandabbagh/3m0ffzje3jl3 http://www.cesi.ie/the-staffroom/ Richard also answers the all important Webinar Questions : 1: Who or what triggered your interest in the educational use of technology? 2: What is your primary motivation behind your educational use of technology? 3:Describe in your experience effective educational use of technology in formal education. 4:Describe in your experience effective learning outcomes from the educational use of technology in formal education. 5:What is your philosophy of education? 6:In your experience how is knowledge transferred? 7:What pedagogy best supports the educational use of technology and why? 8:Formal education in the 21st century should look like….. because…. This webinar was broadcast live on Wednesday 18th November at 8pm , recorded on Zoom, Broadcast List on YouTube and edited with iMovie, if you have any questions about how we do anything on the CESI Staffroom please let us know.
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December 02, 2020
Sustaining Yourself throughout Covid-19 with Special Guest Michael McNamara from the PDST
CESI Staffroom Webinar ep3 is now up on YouTube. Dermot Walsh, Helen O'Kelly and guest presenter Michael McNamara from the PDST. Michael spoke to Dermot and Helen about some amazing resources available on the PDST website. pdst.ie/blendedlearning https://www.pdst.ie/DistanceLearning https://www.webwise.ie/ https://www.pdst.ie/primary/healthwellbeing/distancelearning https://www.pdst.ie/primary/healthwellbeing https://padlet.com/hassandabbagh/3m0ffzje3jl3 http://www.cesi.ie/the-staffroom/ Michael also answers the all important Webinar Questions : 1. Who or what triggered your interest in the educational use of technology? 2. What is your primary motivation behind your educational use of technology? 3. Describe in your experience effective educational use of technology in formal education. 4. Describe in your experience effective learning outcomes from the educational use of technology in formal education. 5. What is your philosophy of education? 6. In your experience how is knowledge transferred? 7. What pedagogy best supports the educational use of technology and why? 8. Formal education in the 21st century should look like….. because…. This webinar was broadcast live on Wednesday 21st October at 8pm , recorded on Zoom and edited with iMovie, if you have any questions about how we do anything on the CESI Staffroom please let us know.
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November 06, 2020
Sorry what did you Sign? CESI Staffroom Pedagogy and the educational use of technology.
This episode of the CESI staffroom is an extension of the last webinar “Pedagogy and the educational use of tech” link here (https://youtu.be/fq6kWqGWrts) .  In the webinar I mentioned a mother and daughter duo that started an instagram channel called “sign a day” and how I was hooked. The aim of the Instagram channel is to promote sign language for September (deaf awareness moth) but the popularity of it has meant they’ll keep it up and with guest stars like Amy Huberman, Laura Whitmore and Dave Moore from todayfm and more…….. why wouldn’t they.  Learning sign language is hard, learning a sign a day is easy.   On a personal note, when I interviewed them for the first time they had 400 followers, two weeks later + an appearance on virgin media this morning they have 6000 + followers . Challenge, how many signs will you learn by the time CESI Con comes around again.   As always please like share and subscribe to the CESI YouTube Channel and you’ll be notified the next time a video is uploaded. it’s worth noting that resources are being uploaded all the time.  If you have an interesting story from your school then we want to hear from you.  Twitter:  @cesitweets @hassandabbagh  Instagram :  https://www.instagram.com/signtohear/
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October 10, 2020
Wifi, workflows and a buyers guide
In this weeks CESI Staffroom we continue our G-Suite for education series with Conor Power. “Wifi, workflows and a buyers guide “ all these and more are covered. If you are interested in deploying g-suite in your school you’re not going to want to miss this. Conor is a secondary school teacher with over a decade using G-Suite and an active member of the CESI exec and the CESI list supporting teachers, if that wasn’t enough Conor, in his own words “does a small bit with the JCTs short course in coding . Useful websites: www.cesi.ie Twitter: @cesitweets @hassandabbagh @conpower Youtube link : https://youtu.be/T7PDMV3yd4o
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July 23, 2020
Blended Learning, what are the objectives?
In this weeks CESI Staffroom (WB1) “Blended Learning, what are the objectives?” Dermott Walsh and Helen O’Kelly chatted about the digital learning 2020 document that was released by the government in the last few days and they asked the question, what does blended learning & digital learning in your classroom look like. This format with Less ME and More Dermott and Helen will be the format for Future webinars. This weeks staffroom chat is a flavour of whats to come on the webinar, so we’d like to see you there want to see you there. Useful websites: www.cesi.ie Twitter: @cesitweets @hassandabbagh
54:59
July 10, 2020
look at the big picture before you dive in
In this weeks CESI Staffroom (EP12) “look at the big picture before you dive in” I spoke to Ciara Ní Dhrisceoil from Gaelcholáiste Luimnigh about G-Suite and she gave us a quick over view of how it’s used in her school , If you are thinking about deploying G-suite in your school then I think the following series of episodes will interest you. I asked her if she had advice for anyone starting off on their G-Suite Journey she said you should look at the organisation and what you want to get out of G-suite “look at the big picture before you dive in” . If you have any question for Ciara please let us know, she will be featuring in part two of this series when she gives un an online Demo of How to use Google Classroom. Useful websites: www.cesi.ie https://edu.google.com Twitter: @cesitweets @hassandabbagh @GCLeolaiocht link : https://youtu.be/L8yKGOgcOL4
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July 09, 2020