Category Archives: ireland

Driven: Irish Inventors Aim to Make the Roads Safe – James McNamara, Ireland

To celebrate five years of Daily Edventures, we’re sharing some of our favorite posts. This Daily Edventure was originally published on March 16, 2012.

They call it “Project Hermes” after the Greek god who protects travelers. They believe their technology will help reduce road traffic accidents, and they’re not the only ones: Team Hermes – James McNamara, Aine Conaghan, Matthew Padden and Calum Cawley – won the top prize in software development at the Global Imagine Cup in New York. Team Hermes created a device that plugs into any car made since 2000 to track the driver’s behavior by monitoring things like speed, GPS location, RPM and acceleration, then uploads that information to the cloud.… Visit the author's original post

“Beyond the Basics: Creating Collaborative Textbooks with OneNote in Ireland.” –Gareth Callan, Ireland

We’ve heard from many educators here at Daily Edventures about the power of OneNote. From using this functional tool to make homework more fun, or completely changing the way a classroom runs, OneNote has a cadre of hard-core fans.

One of these fans is Microsoft Innovative Educator Gareth Callan who, along with his fellow teachers at Microsoft Showcase School Colaiste Bhaile Chlair in Ireland, is taking OneNote to the next level.

“We’ve decided to replace all textbooks with OneNote,” he says.… Visit the author's original post