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Google Classroom comes to Android

Posted on: January 16th, 2015 by admin

Google has just released an Android app for it Classroom platform. This will allow users easier access to their assignments and announcements from a mobile device, such as, a tablet. New with the mobile app, students and teachers can:  Snap a photo: Right from the assignment page in the mobile app, students can snap a […]

Major update to Google Apps for Education

Posted on: October 1st, 2014 by admin

Google has just announce that it is updating the Google Apps for Education platform with the following features: Unlimited storage: Store as many Google Drive files, Gmail messages, and Google+ photos as you need. Individual file sizes up to 5TB will be supported. Vault: Use Google Apps Vault to archive emails and chats, to search […]

Google Apps for Education + Android Tablet Workshop

Posted on: March 26th, 2014 by admin

eLearning Services, is holding an event entitled – Google Apps for Education + Android Tablet Workshop on the 30th April, 2014 at 18.30hrs at the Sheraton Hotel, Gleeson St, Athlone, Co Westmeath. The workshop will demonstrate how both the Google Apps for Education platform and Android tablet devices can aid learning/teaching in the classroom and […]

Registrations are now open for the National Scratch Competition 2014

Posted on: January 15th, 2014 by admin

Scratch is a visual programming language that makes it easy for young people to create their own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art – and share their creations on the web. Inspire your students to become digital creators.Using Scratch allows students to develop creative and critical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills as they work […]

A Great Competition – Apps4Gaps

Posted on: November 26th, 2013 by admin

The Central Statistics Office (CSO), the INSIGHT Centre for Data Analytics, and SFI through the Smart Future initiative, in association with Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST), the Department of Education and Skills (DES) and Department of Education Northern Ireland (DENI), as well as Project Maths, Coderdojo, and the Digital Repository Ireland (DRI) have teamed […]

Basic broadband available to ‘all EU households’

Posted on: October 21st, 2013 by admin

eLearning Services comment: It is great to see that broadband coverage can now be accessed in all households within the EU. However, there is a divide between rural and urban areas in terms of availability of good broadband speeds, rural areas need at least 30Mbps speeds to get the most out of the internet. In […]

The five minute CIO: Conor MacCabe

Posted on: May 20th, 2013 by admin

Silicon Republic – Gordon Smith – 3th May, 2013 Conor MacCabe, director and head of IT at Henry J Lyons architects, describes his problem-solving approach to technology and why cloud technology lets the business focus on its core service: designing buildings. Can you give me a sense of the scale of Henry J Lyons as […]

British teen sells app for millions

Posted on: March 28th, 2013 by admin

Irish Independent – 26th March, 2013 A LONDON schoolboy has become one of the world’s youngest tech millionaires after selling his mobile app to Yahoo!. Nick D’Aloisio, 17, developed the app, called Summly, while revising for his mock GCSEs in 2011. The app, which summarises news stories, will now close and its features will be […]

Speed Anatomy – An Android App that helps you learn the human anatomy in a fun engaging way

Posted on: January 21st, 2013 by admin
Speed Anatomy

How fast can you point to your liver or gall bladder? Do you know the difference between, the sacrum and the manubrium? Speed Anatomy is an addictive game that tests your speed and challenges your knowledge of human anatomy! A fantastic and engaging tool to help you learn and remember parts of the human anatomy. […]