More accessible and lots of more features.
The app has features such as a homework planner, timetable, school calendar and school rules that helps the school communicate with the students and gives a helping hand to new and familiar students alike.
Team: Nerd Herd
Team membersCiara Coules, Muireann O'Reilly, Anna Cunningham, Aoife Hartnett, Alicia Duffy, Kyra Murphy Bennett, Aimée Sherry
Members roles and background
Aimee: I have done computer class in school. I also have been using an iPad since first year. I did Codo Dojo for a year and my mum worked in Microsoft.
Kyra: I have done computers since first year. I use an iPad in school, I am part of the transition year tech team.
Alicia: I did computer classes in primary school. I use an iPad daily in secondary and also do computer classes every week and I am also in the tech team.
Muireann: I did after school computers in primary school. I go to a secondary school that uses iPads in replacement of physical books. I am a member of the transition year tech team. My mother, for most of my life, worked in TU Dublin, which is a Technological University and she works daily with Data Management.
Anna: I have taken part in computer class since a young age. I use an iPad daily in school as part of my education and I am part of the school tech team.
Aoife: My background in technology is mostly education and graphic design oriented. I regularly use iPads and computers for school purposes which has helped tremendously with my learning experience. My experience in graphic design is from using a drawing tablet to create art.
To create a more accessible version of the hard copy school journal for a technological school.
As a very eco conscious generation, we take issue with the amount of paper wasted using a hard copy journal. To add to that we, as transition year students, do not use our journals during the present COVID times. As we are being encouraged to use our iPads as a main resource in school and having a digital journal would make the whole thing a lot more accessible.
Solution target group
It was designed with secondary school students in mind.
To make the school journal more accessible for students.
Solution tweet textOur solution is a digital school journal that helps new and old students alike. It has many features, such as a live timetable sand calendar, school planner, a place to set you own personal goals and more. We hope that students enjoy our solution.
For our student body, it would be different and original to anything we’ve used before.
Could be used in Primary or Third Level or for personal use.
Would love to see this App developed and becoming a fully-fledged platform to be used by students and teachers.
Solution team work
We worked well in a team, considering this was all done socially distanced. However, in future, I cannot see anything majorly affecting the way we work together.
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