A school teacher proves just how powerful a tool the Internet can be for spreading information rapidly around the world.
How can Tangible Interaction benefit learning? Tangible Interaction allows students to go beyond the screen and actually physically interact with objects that reveal information on the subjects they are learning. A number of concepts behind Tangible Interaction support this, including the idea of multi-sensory interfaces and support for experimentation. The concept of multi-sensory interfaces is … Continue reading Tangibles in the Classroom
Changing How We Use Computers Over the past two decades, we as a society have witnessed a revolution in how we access computers. Nowadays, almost every Irish teenager is walking around with a mini-computer in the form of a smartphone in their pocket. Irish homes typically have at least one form of computing device, be it … Continue reading Tangible Interaction: The Hands-on Technology
What if you didn't need to be an engineer to build electronic projects? What if you didn't even know how to solder or what an LDR is? Projects like littleBits, presented here by creator Ayah Bdeir at a TEDTalks seminar, are turning these ideas into a reality. Watch the video below to see the project … Continue reading littleBits: Making Building with Electronics Easy and Accessible
CIT SciFest will be held on in the Nexus Student Centre of the main Bishopstown campus of Cork Institute of Technology on Friday 31st March 2017. Schools from around the county will attend, showcasing student science projects.
The shortage of qualified teachers for second-level schools is getting worse for a number of subjects, including the critical area of maths.
Do you know what a community of practice is? Have you ever heard of the term before? Are you a member of a community of practice? Well, below is a brief and simple description of what one is described as.