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Climate Action Project

This October Clontuskert will represent Ireland in an international Climate Action Project.
Fact: Our climate is changing! This is not a hoax! For this inspiring global project 250 schools over 64 countries will collaborate on climate change topics over the … Continue reading

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Human Differences Project Week 3: Literal Walls

On Friday 19th May Clontuskert participated in a Skype Call between ourselves in the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland & Belgium. Questions for the call were created by students in Canada.
Thank you to Barry Corrigan of Millennium Integrated Primary … Continue reading

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Mystery Skype

Today we had a Mystery Skype in school. This is where our teachers organise a Skype Call with another teacher’s class through the Microsoft Educator Community. Each class asks questions and researches on the go to work out where the … Continue reading

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Meeting Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Today 6th Class, Ms. Stokes and Mrs. Murray travelled to St. Patrick’s College DCU to take part in a Microsoft Minecraft Hackathon event.
Ms. Stokes had worked with the Senior Room exploring what ‘Future Learning Spaces’ should look like and on … Continue reading

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Microsoft Showcase School Launch

St. Augustine’s N.S. Clontuskert has been selected as a 2015-2016 Microsoft Showcase School.

St. Augustine’s N.S. Clontuskert is the first primary school in the Republic of Ireland to be selected as a Microsoft Showcase School for its excellence in transforming … Continue reading

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Clontuskert is a Microsoft Showcase School

St. Augustine’s N.S. Clontuskert has been selected by Microsoft as a 2015-2016 Microsoft Showcase School for its excellence in transforming its learning environment to deliver more personalized education to students, using mobile and cloud technology to better prepare students for … Continue reading

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Microsoft Celebration Day

Today we were delighted to welcome Dr. Kevin Marhsall of Microsoft and TD Mary Mitchell O’ Connor to St. Augustine’s N.S. Clontuskert. Joe Lyons from the school’s Board of Management welcomed the guests to the school. Dr. Kevin Marshall is … Continue reading

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Surprise! It’s a Surface 3!

Imagine our excitement today to receive delivery of a new Surface 3!
What an amazing surprise! Check out some of the photographs that capture the excitement in the classroom! It was like Christmas morning in the Senior Room!

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Skype for Education with Anil Balakrishnan from Terawe

Today we participated in a Skype for Education with Anil Balakrishnan from Terawe.
He is based in Redmond, Seattle and whilst it was 13.30 here in Ireland it was 05:30 for Anil! What dedication!
Terawe are the software company that designed … Continue reading

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Blogging with Microsoft Partners in Learning

Microsoft Partners in Learning is a worldwide site to help teachers network and learn from each other. Teachers can join the Irish collaboration site on http://www.pil-network.com/
Tom and Rory came to Clontuskert to film us working on some of our digital … Continue reading

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