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LC21-43SP Language for Learning

A series of 3 sessions Monday March 1st/March 8th & March 15th 7p.m.-8.30p.m. 

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Course Start Date / Time 01-03-2021 7:00 pm
Capacity 25
Available place 8
Fee €10.00
Location Online Course
LC21-47SP Teaching Modern Foreign Languages Online: A Series of 3 Workshops

 

Teaching Modern Foreign Languages Online

A Series of 3 Workshops

Post-primary Modern Foreign Languages Teachers

Cycle: Junior & Senior

Facilitator: Sarah Mc Evoy

Teaching Modern Foreign Languages Online is a three-week series of workshops aimed at all Modern Foreign Languages. Week 1 will focus on oral skills, week 2 will focus on listening and reading skills, and week 3 will focus on writing skills. All tools presented can be used when remote teaching, but also when back in the classroom.

Workshop 1:Monday Feb 22nd @ 7p.m.

Flipgrid, Breakout Rooms & Spiral: Developing student oral skills online

By the end of this session, you will have learned how:

·      to create and use Breakout Rooms for MFL in Microsoft Teams 

·      to use Flipgrid for added student spoken interaction

·      to practise student pronunciation with Spiral and other online sites

Workshop 2: Monday March 1st @ 7p.m.

Learning Apps, Wordwall & PowerPoint Activities: Developing listening & reading skills online

By the end of this session, you will have learned how:

·      to practise student listening with Learning Apps

·      to practise student reading with Wordwall

·      To develop student comprehension through narrow reading and listening activities

Workshop 3: Monday March 8th @ 7p.m.

Modern Languages versus Google Translate: Developing student writing skills

By the end of this session, you will have learned how:

·      to avoid receiving Google Translate answers

·      to dissuade students from using translation software

·      to use a variety of tools such as Flippity and Quizizz to improve student written accuracy

Course Start Date / Time 01-03-2021 7:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Cut off date 22-03-2021 12:00 pm
Fee Free
Location Online Course
LC21-24SP Gaeilge: Ciorcal Comhrá do Bhunmhúinteoirí

 

Dé Máirt 23 Feabhra 7.00 p.m. – 8.00 p.m.

Dé Máirt 2 Márta 7.00 p.m. – 8.00 p.m.

Dé Máirt 9 Márta 7.00 p.m. – 8.00 p.m.

Is fearr deireanach ná go brách!

Béim:

·      ar shimplíocht

·      ar éisteacht

·      ar fhoighnne

·      ar fhorbairt fhéin mhuiníne

·      ar chumarsáid

·      ar idirghníomhaíocht

·      ar fhorbairt foclóra

·      ar struchtúr na habairte.

·      ar easpa brú

·      ar thaitneamh a bhaint as an eispéireas.

 

Torthaí:

·      Féin mhuinín i labhairt na Gaeilge

·      Tuiscint ar ghramadach bhunúsach

·      Tuiscint ar struchtúr na habairte

·      Struchtúr ceisteanna

·      Struchtúr freagraí.

 

 

Caomhán Ó Conghaile.

As Inis Oírr, Oileáin Árann.

Rugadh is tógadh mé le Gaeilge.

Tá mé tar éis blianta fada a chaitheamh ag teagasc na Gaeilge.

Chaith mé blianta i gColáiste Thír an Iúir i mBaile Átha Cliath, i gColáiste Fhlannáin, Inis, Co. an Chláir, ag obair mar Bhainisteoir Scrúduithe agus Measúnú le Coimisiún na Scrúduithe Stáit agus mar phríomhoide i gColáiste Ghobnait in Inis Oírr.

Bhí mé ag teagasc i gColáiste Laichtín in Inis Oírr agus i bhfeighil an chloláiste le blianta fada.

Tá taithí agus saineolas agam ar a bheith ag teagasc scoláirí ag gach leibhéal agus cumas.

Course Start Date / Time 02-03-2021 7:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Cut off date 23-02-2021 4:00 pm
Fee Free
Location Online Course
LC21-57SP Chess for Fun: A Series of 3 Sessions

For teachers new to chess.  A Series of 3 sessions March 2nd/9th & 16th 5p.m.-5.45p.m. 

  • Ideal for teachers (and kids) who’ve never played chess before
  • Treasure hunt (A math game using chess pieces)
  • A great activity on wet days
  • Play fun cat n’ mouse & total wipeout games
  • Small building blocks.
  • Each game teaches a new skill.

All attendees will go into a draw to win a free chess set for your own use and you will also get free membership of chessossity.com for yourself and your students.

Course Start Date / Time 02-03-2021 7:00 pm
Course End Date / Time 16-03-2021
Capacity Unlimited
Fee Free
Location Online Course
LC21-54SP Wellness for Parents & Guardians
  • Learn from Positive Psychology: Skills & Strategies to Support Parents & Guardians
  • Review the challenges that parents and guardians are facing as a result of Covid-19.
  • Understand why it is vital to prioritise wellbeing & resilience at this time.
  • Gain an understanding of positive psychology as the science of wellbeing.
  • Learn how to use the skills from positive psychology to nurture wellbeing and resilience on a personal level.
Course Start Date / Time 02-03-2021 7:30 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Fee Free
Location Online Course
LC21-32SP Music in the Classroom: Composing

 Wednesdays 7p.m. as follows:

  • January 27th Performing: Song-singing
  • February 3rd.   Performing: Playing Instruments
  • February 10th Performing: Music Literacy
  • February 24th Listening & Responding
  • March 3rd: Composing
  • March 10th Planning/Preparation/Review

Music in the Classroom:

Are you looking to improve your confidence in teaching music or for some new ideas to enhance the teaching and learning of music in the classroom? Join us for a series of sessions, starting Wednesday January 27that 7p.m.  Course participants will be provided with a range of resources including audio files at the end of each session.

Learning Outcomes

  • A detailed overview of the Music Curriculum to include the musical concepts and all strands and strand units over a series of sessions.
  • A hands on, practical approach to teaching all strands of the curriculum including a step by step guide to teaching, music literacy, song-singing, playing instruments, listening and responding, exploring sounds and composing.
  • An opportunity to explore the potential of the effective use of IT to enhance music education.
  • A guide to long term and short term planning and preparation for effective music education.

 

Course Start Date / Time 03-03-2021 7:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Fee Free
Location Online Course
LC21-46SP Transition to Post Primary School for Pupils with Special Educational Needs

This webinar will explore:

·       Legislation, policy and indicators of good practice relevant to transition from primary to post-primary.

·       Explore the difficulties and challenges experienced by pupils with special educational needs during the transition process.

·       Consider activities and strategies which may ease transitional difficulties.

·       Consider Transition strategies during Covid 19

·       Investigate reading, resources and materials to assist in managing the transition process.

 

Geraldine O Loughlin is a teaching Principal of Scoil Mhuire Náisiunta, Corofin, Co Clare. She has a graduate Diploma and a Masters of Education in the area of Special Education, both awarded from Mary Immaculate College. She is currently on secondment with the National Council for Special Education, working as a member of the Primary Inclusion Team.

            

 

Rose-Marie Flanagan currently works as a SENCO, special class teacher and mainstream class teacher at St. Joseph’s Secondary School, Tulla, Co. Clare. She has just returned to her school after completing a five-year secondment as an Advisor with the NCSE. Rose-Marie also works as an Associate with the NCSE. She designs and delivers seminars in SEN at third level also. She has a graduate Diploma in SEN and a Masters of Education in the area of Special Education, both awarded from Mary Immaculate College. Her current interests are Inclusion Policy and Practice, Social and Emotional learning, Positive Behaviour Support and Assistive Technology.

 

 

 

 

 

  

Course Start Date / Time 04-03-2021 5:30 pm
Course End Date / Time 04-03-2021 7:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Fee Free
Location Online Course
LC21-35SP Leading the Provision of SEN in Mainstream Primary Schools

 Leading the Provision of SEN in Mainstream Primary Schools:

A webinar for Primary SEN Coordinators  
  • Planning & Coordinating SEN Provision 
  • Models of Provision (including Team-teaching)
  • Mentoring&Supporting Newly Appointed SETs
  • Developing SEN School Policies 
  • Communication with Stakeholders including parents, health services & other agencies.
  • Transition of pupils from pre-school and into second level. 
  • Preparing for an SEN evaluation by the Inspectorate 
  • Available SEN resources

Tutor : DrCelia Walsh (Ed D in SEN) Former SET, School Principal & Director of Waterford Teachers Centre

Course Start Date / Time 04-03-2021 7:00 pm
Course End Date / Time 04-03-2021 8:30 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Fee Free
Location Online Course
LC21-52SP Craft Ed Online Workshops for Primary Teachers

A Series of 6 Virtual Hands On Workshops March 9th/16th/23rd & April 13th/20th/27th 

Week 1: Drawing, Colour & Design March 9th 4p.m.-6p.m.

Week 2: Fabric & Fibre March 16th 4p.m.-6p.m.

Week 3: Construction March 23rd 4p.m.-6p.m.

Week 4: Print April 13th 4p.m.-6p.m.

Week 5: Clay April 20th 4p.m.-6p.m. 

Week 6: Virtual Public Peer Review for Crafts people and Teachers  April 20th 4p.m.-6p.m.

Website link for further details https://www.learncraftdesign.ie/take-part
Course Start Date / Time 09-03-2021 4:00 pm
Course End Date / Time 27-04-2021
Capacity 15
Available place 14
Fee €20.00
Location Online Course
LC21-55SP Welcome to Wellbeing (Early Years & Infant Classes)

Skills and Support Strategies for those working with Early Years, Junior & Senior Infants

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the link between wellbeing in children and other positive outcomes;
  • Understand the link between emotional regulation and resilience;
  • Gain an insight into the field of positive psychology;
  • Gain an overview of the Welcome to Wellbeing Programme and ways to implement it in the classroom.
Course Start Date / Time 09-03-2021 7:30 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Fee Free
Location Online Course

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Athlone Education Centre

Location

Athlone Education Centre
Moydrum Road
Athlone
Co. Westmeath

EIRCODE: N37 HO43

Transportation

Local Buses and carparking available

Contact

TEL: +353 90 6420400
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