Twin webinar: 3rd & 10th February @ 4 pm
This webinar will provide a practical, teacher-friendly overview of the opportunities to meaningfully embed digital technology tools into Maths teaching. Attendees will leave the session ready to utilise various platforms, tools and resources that support problem solving and also enhance learning outcomes in Maths.
Ciara Reilly (Marino Institute of Education)
Ciara Reilly is an Assistant Lecturer in Digital Education at the Marino Institute of Education, working across various undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. She was previously a primary school teacher in St. Peter's Primary in Bray and has also worked as an Advisor in Digital Technologies for the PDST Digital Technologies team. She is a Doctoral student in Digital Learning in DCU. She is a regular commentator on education matters, appearing on RTÉ Radio, Newstalk and the Irish Times
Breed Murphy (Marino Institute of Education)
Breed Murphy is an Assistant Lecturer in Mathematics Education at Marino Institute of Education. Breed taught in Croagh N.S. in Co. Limerick before joining the Maths Ed. Team in Marino Institute of Education. Breed is a PhD candidate in Mary Immaculate College and her research investigates mathematical outcomes for children in multigrade classes. Her research interests include mathematics achievement, dispositions towards maths and the influence of home factors on mathematics outcomes.
Sorcha Browne Byrne (Marino Institute of Education)
Sorcha Browne Byrne is a lecturer in Mathematics Education at Marino Institute of Education. She is a former primary school teacher with experience teaching all age levels. Sorcha holds a Master of Science degree in developmental psychology and mathematics from the University of Oxford, and is currently pursuing a PhD in mathematics education at UCD. Sorcha has an extensive knowledge of primary school mathematics as well as the psychology of children’s mathematical development and its implications on mathematics teaching and learning. Her research interests include theories of mathematics learning, culturally responsive pedagogy, informal learning, and inclusive mathematics education.
|Course date||03-02-2021 4:00 pm|
|Course End Date||10-02-2021 5:00 pm|
|Cut off date||10-02-2021|
|Speaker||Ciara Reilly, Breed Murphy & Sorcha Browne Byrne|
The Education Centre, Tralee
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