Every few days Anseo.net will update you with some information about CESI 2010 to make sure it stays in your mind! Of all the conferences in the technology/education sector, this is one that primary school teachers shouldn’t miss. Full information can always be found of CESI’s own page, http://www.cesi.ie. Below is some information about the keynote and capstone speakers. I have seen both speak before and they will blow you away with their enthusiasm and the simple things one can do in the classroom using technology.
The conference keynote address will be delivered by Joe Dale, leading practitioner in the area of ICT and modern foreign languages. Joe has inspired countless teachers worldwide to try their hand at using blogs and podcasts to expand their teaching methodologies. Joe’s blog, www.joedale.typepad.com, has been nominated for two Edublog Awards in the last there years. Ask anyone who attended Joe Dale’s presentation at CESI Conference 2008 – you will not want to miss this keynote!
Our Capstone Speaker, Conor Galvin, is familiar to many schools ICT enthusiasts here in Ireland and the rest of Europe. Conor is a Lecturer and Researcher at UCD’s School of Education and Lifelong Learning as well as recent chairperson of CESI. A member of the Minister’s Strategy Group on education ICT, Conor does not hesitate to ask the hard questions of both policy makers and teachers!