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ISSUE #4

Our feature article this issue, by Gavin Ward, the Managing Director and VP of Dell Technologies in Ireland, considers the lessons learned over the past 18 months in the implementation of education technology policy in Ireland and looks to the future of the digital classroom. 

Jennifer McGarry follows her last article on the Makey Makey circuit board with an in-depth interview with its co-inventor, the remarkable Jay Silver.

 

The Ireland’s Future is MINE programme sees Microsoft and RTEjr team up to launch a new national digital skills competition for Primary Schools using Minecraft Education Edition.  

 

Bandon Grammar’s Trevor Collins introduces us to school activity planning using Google Calendar. Maeve Power from digital safety experts, Zeeko, briefs us on the results of their Digital Trends Report.

Holly Murray introduces Microsoft and Google TEL tools and Chris Reina gets us coding with Microsoft Makecode.

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