• Learning Through ICT and Constructivism - A Manifesto

    Learning Through ICT and Constructivism: A Manifesto

    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 to make…

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  • Getting The Most Out Of Your Interactive Flat Screen

    Getting The Most Out Of Your Interactive Flat Screen

    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 other words, hope for…

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  • IPPN Conference 2018 - Interactive Flat Screens

    IPPN Conference 2018, Clevertouch Competition & More!

    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 on the 25th…

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

    Clevertouch – As Simple As A Smartphone

    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 away. The Clevertouch is by far the…

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  • ICT and Pedagogy - Interactive Flat Screens

    The More Things Change…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 the beginning was…

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  • Promethean V4 Interactive Flatscreen Panels - Interactive Flatscreens Ireland

    Promethean V4 Interactive Flatscreen Panels

    Full HD and 4K Ultra HD interactive flat panels powered by Prometheans’ Android™ processor revolutionize the modern classroom by creating a connected and collaborative learning environment. Promethean V4 Interactive Flat Screen Panels The ActivPanel is a fully connected interactive display that provides tablet-like functionality for the classroom. Teachers and students can interact with content, simultaneously write and draw, and connect mobile devices to mirror content and collaborate. Teachers can wirelessly share their lessons, easily access…

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  • How ICT can Safeguard Against the Bad Teacher - Interactive Panels for Schools

    How ICT can Safeguard Against the Bad Teacher

    There are some very good, talented teachers out there. They love what they do. They will try hard to impart knowledge to their pupils. They are happy to learn from their pupils – education is a dialogue for them – and they also enjoy working with pupils on an individual basis. However, there are some poor teachers out there too. They have no love for what they do. Education is a one- way process and…

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  • ICT in the Classroom - Cloud Computing with Interactive Panels

    ICT in the Classroom: Cloud Computing & Interactive Panels

    How do cloud based tools and applications help schools to achieve learning objectives? How do they aid pupil centred learning while helping to maintain traditional pedagogic practices? How can you decide if the cloud model is for you or not? Cloud Computing – Get On The Same Page Before answering these questions, we must first ask, what is cloud computing? Cloud computing is basically web based computing which facilitates the sharing of information across many…

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  • ICT & Interactive Panels Have Become The Norm - ICT in schools

    ICT & Interactive Panels Have Become The Norm!

    It’s an exciting time to be a teacher, and even more so a pupil. The information age is well and truly here and ICT such as the interactive panel has become the norm for schools everywhere. Gone are the days when children knew more about the devices they were using than the teacher. The old anxiety and fears about using ICT in the classroom are becoming a thing of the past. It is now generally…

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  • What's Happening At A Grass Roots Level - Interactive Flat Screens

    The Interactive Flatscreen – What’s Happening At A Grass Roots Level?

    The Interactive Flat Screen used to be the future of learning in the classroom. Not anymore. These days it is fast becoming the present. This powerful touch monitor has arrived and is making life easier and more interesting for teachers and pupils in schools across Ireland. Instead of predicting the changes this powerful tool will have in the way children are educated, let’s look at the difference it is making to schools today. Just what…

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