Entries by James

iClassCMS to Exhibit at ISTE 2018 in Chicago

iClassCMS, the number 1 website and mobile app solution for schools, is delighted to announce we will be exhibiting at ISTE 2018 in Chicago, US, from June 24 – 27. The iClass exhibition will be held in partnership with the Educators of America, an education charity based in Buffalo, New York, that is dedicated to […]

Schools to Consult with Parents over Smartphone Usage

Minister for Education and Skills Richard Bruton T.D. recently announced that the Department of Education will soon publish a circular requiring schools to discuss the use of smartphones and tablets in schools with teachers, parents and students. The use of smartphones by students while in school is something of a hot topic as of late […]

iClassCMS Refresher Course: Wednesday, 2nd of May

iClassCMS is hosting an  online refresher course for iClassCMS users at 3pm – 3.45pm on Wednesday, 2nd of May. This online refresher course is completely free for iClassCMS users to participate in and covers all the basics from adding content to using the app plus tips on how to get the most out of the […]

Hibernia Introduces Robots to Irish Classrooms

An interesting new project from teacher education provider Hibernia College has seen the introduction of robots to a number of classrooms across the country. However, these robots are not there to help children learn but instead monitor trainee teacher performances for the purpose of assisting new teachers in improving their interactions with students. The Swivl […]

Is Your School Website ADA Compliant?

All American commercial and public entities that use websites to advertise or provide a service are required by law to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Standards for Accessible Design. Specifically, the law affects: Americans with disabilities and their friends, families, and caregivers Private employers with 15 or more employees Businesses operating for […]

The Importance of Parent-Teacher Communication

One of the most important elements of a child’s educational journey is clear and regular communication between parents and teachers. It’s vital for good communication to exist between both parties in order to guarantee that a child’s cognitive, social and emotional development is progressing naturally and without any issues. Similarly, a parent’s involvement in their […]

2018’s Biggest EdTech Trends

Educational technology is set for another stellar year in 2018 and we will hopefully see further adoption of EdTech processes and resources in schools throughout Ireland. To help you prepare for any new technology you may introduce to your school in the coming year, we’ve rounded up the biggest EdTech trends of 2018. Mobile Learning […]

Tips: Social Media Do’s and Don’ts for Schools

When used correctly, social media can be an extremely effective tool for promoting schools and generating interest among parents. It can also be used to update students, parents and teachers about school news and facilitate communication between parents and teachers. Keep in mind the following when setting up a social media profile for your school […]

iClass Owl Newsletter Issue 1 is Now Live!

The first issue of iClass Owl, our brand new newsletter focused on educational technology (EdTech) and its impact on Irish schools, is now live! iClass Owl is a free monthly publication that aims to keep teachers, administrators and educators up-to-date with the very latest happenings in the world of EdTech and how these new technologies […]