• How ICT Helps Different Approaches to Learning - Interactive Flat Screens

    How ICT Helps Different Approaches to Learning

    ICT Has A Major Role to Play in Today’s Classroom Learning is a beautiful, joyful thing. There are many different models and approaches to learning and none of them are completely, exclusively right. This is part of the joy of learning: there are many ways to do it. It is as true in the classroom as it is anywhere else. Many teachers use a ‘rotating’ approach to learning which basically means allowing learning to happen…

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  • Why BYOD is the Future of ICT in the Classroom - Interactive Flat Screens

    Why BYOD is the Future of ICT in the Classroom

    BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) – ICT in the Classroom These days the question regarding ICT in the classroom is not whether to introduce it but whether to take it to the next level. Tablets and laptops are being used by schools everywhere. Many schools provide these devices – they are returned at the end of class, but there is a growing number of schools using the BYOD (bring your own device) approach. The Evolution…

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  • Fundraising for ICT in Schools with Kevin Rowe Events

    Fundraising for ICT in Schools with Kevin Rowe Events

    Help Schools Fundraise for ICT InteractiveFlatScreens.ie & Toomey AV works closely with Kevin Rowe Events to help schools fundraise for ICT (Information Computer Technology). We provide the AV rental for these fundraising events and then help to kit out the schools with ICT equipment. In the past we’ve discussed how to apply for the €5k ICT grant and this post will go over fundraising for ICT in schools with Kevin Rowe. Kevin Rowe Events Is…

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  • Interactive Flatscreens Aesthetics

    Interactive Flat Screen Aesthetics: Becoming a Rembrandt

    Interactive Flat Screen Aesthetics No-one can deny the Interactive Flat Screen is a work of art. Simple, beautiful and powerful, it is so much easier on the eye and mind than the white board and projector. It is a clean, self-contained, minimalist piece. All its predecessors fall far short of it. Content At Your Fingertips The aesthetics of the interactive touch screen go beyond how it looks. Using it is also aesthetically pleasing. Once you…

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  • Clevertouch Study from an Irish School - Interactive Flat Screens

    Clevertouch Case Study From An Irish School

    Clevertouch Irish Case Study Far from dumbing down education, making learning fun and pleasurable actually helps children to absorb more by keeping them interested and attentive. It stimulates their minds into further enquiry and that is what learning should be all about, right? Across Ireland, the interactive flat screen is making education more fun and effective for pupils. Scoil Aonghasa in Tallaght is one such school. Here is its story. Getting Interested In Clevertouch Founded…

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  • Learning Through ICT and Constructivism - A Manifesto

    Learning Through ICT and Constructivism: A Manifesto

    ICT Revolution There is a revolution underway in the classroom and it is being driven by ICT. It is hard to put a name on this revolution as we are still in the midst of it, but we can confidently say that Constructivism is a major player. Constructivist Learning Theory What is Constructivism? Constructivist learning theory holds that learners are not passive recipients of knowledge. They learn actively. They build on previous knowledge and experience…

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  • Getting The Most Out Of Your Interactive Flat Screen

    Getting The Most Out Of Your Interactive Flat Screen

    ICT in the Classroom ICT has arrived in the classroom and there is no going back. Computers are no longer confined to the ‘computer’ room. The interactive flat screen and the hand-held device are the new whiteboard and copy book. But teachers are only beginning to learn how to make the most of this new technology. Some might say that it is enough to provide the technology and let the learning happen organically or, in…

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  • IPPN Conference 2018 - Interactive Flat Screens

    IPPN Conference 2018, Clevertouch Competition & More!

    IPPN Conference 2018 2018 is set to be a good year for Toomey AV. We are celebrating our 50th year in this business and the demand for our products continues to grow. Particularly, our Clevertouch Interactive Flat Screens are proving to be very popular. With these things in mind we are delighted and proud to announce that we will be attending the IPPN 2018 Principals’ Conference and Expo at the Citywest Hotel, Saggart, Co. Dublin…

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  • Clevertouch As Simple As A Smartphone - Interactive Flat Screens Ireland

    Clevertouch – As Simple As A Smartphone

    Clevertouch Touch Screens – An Intuitive Experience The brand-new LUX user interface makes the Clevertouch a beautiful and intuitive experience through an expertly designed touch interface familiar to any owner of a modern smartphone or tablet. The interface has been designed to give you a quicker, simpler, smoother experience. No one wants to press ten buttons to open an app or connect to their laptop. With LUX, all of your everyday tasks are just one-touch…

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  • ICT and Pedagogy - Interactive Flat Screens

    The More Things Change…ICT and Pedagogy

    ICT and Pedagogy There can be no doubt ICT is changing the classroom. It facilitates a more learner centred approach to education. It helps pupils to associate learning with play. It frees up the teacher to spend more time with individual learners. However, it’s true what they say: the more things change, the more they stay the same. Here are some aspects of education that ICT hasn’t changed. Interactive Panels, Chalk Boards & Pedagogy In…

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