This webinar is being run in partnership with Kilkenny Education Centre, Waterford Teachers' Centre, Cork Education Centre and West Cork Education Centre.
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.
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 where she taught multigrade classes. 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.
Ciara Reilly is an Assistant Lecturer in Digital Education at the Marion 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
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 ma