Maths and Computer Science Lecturer, Limerick Institute of Technology.
Pam O’Brien is a Maths and Computer Science lecturer in the Limerick Institute of Technology. She is passionate about inspiring students to develop a love and understanding of Maths principles in the world around them. The integration of techology in education is a key driving force and is an area to which she devotes a significant effort. She organises the ICT in Education conference (http://lit.ie/ictedu), an annual event which provides an opportunity for educators to share ideas for the integration of technology in teaching and learning. She has been a CoderDojo mentor for more than five years.
Technology in Education – Staying current without feeling overwhelmed
With so many choices to make around Technology in Education, even the most confident teachers can end up feeling overwhelmed as they integrate technology into their teaching and learning. As the organiser of the ICT in Education conference, Pam will offer some insights into how teachers can be supported in their endeavours in this area.