Category Archives: Courses & Workshops

Whizzkids DCU Week 5

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Whizzkids DCU Week 5 was great fun and a mix of nationalities and abilities. The group consisted of novices, old hands and a very able hacker. Besides learning HTML, CSS and Javascript as they constructed … Continue reading

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Education on Air Weekend

2 December 2016 23:00–4 December 2016 00:00 GMT

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Teddy’s @ DojoCon 2016

The Teddy’s Icecream van arrived at DojoCon 2016 and was an instant hit. Pam O’Brien @pamelaaobrien and Mags Amond @magsamond  (and two young ladies) enjoy a Teddy’s Icecream  at DojoCon 2016. #dojocon I must have missed the memo. It genuinely came as a … Continue reading

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OTG Cables

I have received a few queries regarding the OTG cables I use with the Raspberry Pi Zero. The truth is I get them from wherever I can. Initially I bought samples from China through eBay but I eventually purchased the … Continue reading

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National Vetting Bureau

Imagine my shock and disappointment back in 2015 to learn from my ex-principal that I had failed the Garda Vetting procedure. I had recently retired from primary school teaching on the 31st August 2014 after 41 years in education. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Coding Course with Bridge 21

My coding course with Bridge 21 finished today. It was advertised as a course for Advanced Cycle teachers and mentors in the extra curricular voluntary sectors. The 2 day course cum workshop covered Python, Scratch, the Raspberry Pi and basic electronics.  The course was … Continue reading

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