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Mary Glynn


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Lecturer in Digital Learning with School of STEM, Innovation and Global Studies (2007 - present)
Working in initial and post-graduate education, embedding technology into cross-curricular, constructivist, inquiry-based classroom practices.

Trainer / facilitator with DES – Primary Curriculum Support Programme (PCSP)  
Resource/Learning Support Teacher in Primary Education 
Head of Music  in four International schools overseas 
Primary Teacher - Ireland 

Research Interests

Innovative uses of Technology in Education:
  • Lego Education for self-directed, dynamic learning experiences.
  • Coding: Using Scratch in the primary classroom to develop computational thinking skills
  • The use of digital tools to support the development of 21st century skills in primary education.
Mindfulness in Education:
  • Currently engaged in PhD studies in this area.

Research Projects

  Title Funder From - To Role Award
EXPLORING OUR ENERGY Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) 01-JAN-13 - 01-JUN-14 Designer and creator of accompanying interactive digital resources
INTACT (Interactive Teaching Materials across Culture and Technologies) Comenius 01-DEC-12 - 30-JAN-16 Project Coordinator for St. Patrick’s College


  Year Publication
2014 Exploring Our Energy, Educational programme for primary schools, Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland.
Murphy, C. Smith G., Glynn, M., Kavanagh, R., Losty, S. and Butler, D. (2014) Exploring Our Energy, Educational programme for primary schools, Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland. SEAI online: SEAI online. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2015 'Cross Curricular Learning Resources'
Chumbo, I., Glynn, M., Jokiaho, A., Lipóczi-Csabai, S., May, B., & Rodrigues, M.J., Szabó, I (2015) 'Cross Curricular Learning Resources' In: Interactive Teaching Across Culture and Technology. Online. [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
2006 'Technology in the classroom: An agent of change'
Glynn, M. (2006) 'Technology in the classroom: An agent of change' InTouch, June :33-3-35. [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
2005 Presentation at IATSE Conference
Glynn, M. (2005) Shaking off disability: Using robotics in a constructionist approach towards the development of higher order thinking skills in children presenting with Mild General Learning Disability Presentation at IATSE Conference [Details]

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