• Large Mobile Interactive Screens for PE Departments Ireland

    Large Mobile Interactive Screens for PE Departments

    The importance of interactive technology for PE class in educational institutions should not be underestimated. Physical education is concerned with the human body and how to look after it, especially through sports and other physical exercises. There are so many lessons and videos out there about the human body and how to maintain it, that an interactive touch screen will make life a lot easier for the PE teacher / instructor. Mobility Is A Factor…

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  • Low Cost Flatscreens for Schools - Hitachi and M-Touch - Interactive Flat Screens Ireland

    Low Cost Flatscreens for Schools: Affordable Excellence

    Unlike many businesses, most schools don’t have a lot of money to be throwing about. They must be careful about what they choose to buy and invest in. If you are running a school and you are interested in buying an interactive flatscreen, there are a couple of affordable options for you. The Hitachi HIT-FHD6516 Touch and the M-Touch 4k touch screen monitors are both high performing but less expensive screens than the Clevertouch range…

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  • Grant Scheme for Digital PE Equipment -Interactive Flatscreens

    Grant Scheme for Digital PE Equipment

    Special Grant for Digital Devices in PE Classes On the 23rd of July this year, the minister for education and skills, Richard Bruton, announced a total of €450,000 in grants for 104 post primary schools to support them in the introduction of Computer Science and PE as Leaving Cert. subjects. Schools offering PE will receive a grant for purchasing digital devices, which students will use for completing course assessment components, as well as hardware for…

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  • 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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