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LC23-14SP Climate Action Conference: Climate Crisis: Hope & Action in Schools
Course Start Date / Time 28-01-2023 9:30 am
Course End Date / Time 28-01-2023 1:40 pm
Fee €10 Registration Fee
Location Online Course

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PDST Leaving Certificate Applied Maths

Registration through the PDST website.

Course Start Date / Time 30-01-2023 9:30 am
Course End Date / Time 30-01-2023 3:30 pm
Fee Free
Location Athlone Education Centre

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LC23-31SP Bitesize Biodiversity Weekly Sessions

TITLE

BITESIZE BIODIVERSITY

   

TAG LINE

Nature made easy! Learn about one new living thing each week. Join a collective group of teachers for 15mins every Monday, who are bringing nature into their classrooms.

   

WHO IS THIS FOR?

Primary & Secondary teachers
Very useful for wellbeing/CSPE/SPHE teachers

   

DESCRIPTION

Let’s reconnect with nature by learning more about the wildlife around us and then bring it back to our classrooms. Many students and adults find it difficult to identify common wildflowers, trees, birds and mammals. We want to address this. At the end of the year we want you and your students to be able to identify at least 30 living things and know a little more about them. When you learn a new word, you start to see it everywhere. We're hoping that by learning the names of these living things the students will see them and have a little more appreciation for them.

We're meeting on Mondays every week at 4pm for 15mins. We'll provide you with a set of resources on one living thing. Perhaps a plant, a mammal, an insect, or a bird.

You'll be invited to teach your class (es) about that living thing once a week. At the end of each term we will hold a fun quiz.

DELIVERED BY

Primary and Post-Primary Teachers in The Irish Schools Sustainability Network 

WHEN

Monday 4-4.15pm

 

Course Start Date / Time 30-01-2023 4:00 pm
Course End Date / Time 30-01-2023 4:15 pm
Fee Free
Location Online Course

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LC23-21SP EARLY YEARS: IMPLEMENTING THE SUPPORT MATERIALS FOR READING IN THE PRIMARY LANGUAGE CURRICULUM

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Course Start Date / Time 30-01-2023 7:00 pm
Course End Date / Time 30-01-2023 8:00 pm
Fee Free
Location Online Course

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LC23-27NEPS Supporting the wellbeing of Children from Ukraine in your School - Guidance for Primary Schools

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Course Start Date / Time 31-01-2023 3:00 pm
Course End Date / Time 31-01-2023 4:00 pm
Fee Free
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LC23-28SP NEPS Supporting the Wellbeing of Students from Ukraine in your School - Guidance for Post-Primary Schools

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Course Start Date / Time 01-02-2023 4:00 pm
Course End Date / Time 01-02-2023 5:00 pm
Fee Free
Location Online Course

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LC23-06SP Coding in the Classroom: Session 4

 Coding in the Classroom

Course Duration: 5 one-hour sessions. There are also video tutorials available to complement the lessons.

Prerequisite: The only prerequisite for this course is an interest in learning about computer coding.

Equipment: You must have access to a computer with an internet connection to participate.

Learning Outcome: At the end of this course, the participant will have the basic coding skills and resources to enable them to teach Coding to a Junior Cycle class.

 

Course Outline

Week 1/2 January 11th & 18th 7p.m. 

·       Introduce basic coding concepts through Scratch coding

o   Variables, operators, loops, decisions

o   Assignment, arithmetic, comparison, Boolean combinations  - arrays, lists

o   Functions / Procedures

·       Design a simple ‘Lotto’ computer game in Scratch

 

 

Week 3 January 25th 7p.m. 

·       Algorithms and Flowcharts

·       Creating Apps with Javascript and AppLab

 

 

 

Week  4 February 1st 7p.m. 

·       Coding using Minecraft for Education

·       Designing a website with HTML

·       Components of a computer system – Hardware/Software  - CPU, memory, main storage, I/O Devices

·       How the internet works / protocols for communication

 

Week 5 February 8th 7p.m. 

·       Binary/Octal/Hexadecimal Number Systems – Bits/Bytes/Switches/Pixels

·       Machine Code / Assembly Language

·       Sequential / Parallel flow of control

·       Python Coding

·       Coding the Raspberry Pi single-board computer

Course Start Date / Time 01-02-2023 7:00 pm
Course End Date / Time 01-02-2023 8:00 pm
Fee Free
Location Online Course

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PDST Safer Internet Day: Resources and Activities for Primary Schools

Safer Internet Day: Resources and Activities for Primary Schools

Safer Internet Day is an annual event to promote safe and responsible use of the Internet and digital technologies. This year Safer Internet Day will take place on Tuesday February 7th. If you want to learn more about this event and how to get involved then this webinar is for you.

During the webinar we will:

  • Identify internet safety’s place in departmental policy guidance documents and school policies
  • Examine the rationale for Safer Internet Day and the world wide campaign
  • Explore resources available to schools for Safer Internet Day

 

 
Course Start Date / Time 02-02-2023 3:15 pm
Fee Free
Location Online Course

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Safer Internet Day: Resources and Activities for Post Primary Schools

Safer Internet Day: Resources and Activities for Post Primary Schools
Safer Internet Day is an annual event to promote safe and responsible use of the Internet and digital technologies. This year Safer Internet Day will take place on Tuesday February 7th. If you want to learn more about this event and how to get involved then this webinar is for you.

 During the webinar we will:

 Identify internet safety’s place in departmental policy guidance documents and school policies

  • Examine the rationale for Safer Internet Day and the world wide campaign
  • Explore resources available to schools for Safer Internet Day

Thursday, 2nd February at 4:15pm via Zoom

Register - tiny.cc/PP-SID-Webinar

 



Course Start Date / Time 07-02-2023 4:15 pm
Course End Date / Time 07-02-2023 5:15 pm
Fee Free
Location Online Course
LC22-163A DEIS Community of Practice for Post Primary Schools

Athlone Education Support Centre will be hosting a DEIS Community of Practice (CoP) for the academic year 2022/23 for Post Primary DEIS schools. 

This CoP will offer an opportunity to engage in the DEIS Action Planning process through the 8 themes of DEIS. It will focus on how to effectively gather relevant baseline data and subsequently set SMART targets.

·      Participants will examine the difference between targets and actions and how to link both. This will be examined with a particular focus on effective approaches to teaching and learning contained in the actions identified by the school to benefit student attainment and inclusion.

·      Consideration will be given to acknowledging effective Teaching, Learning and Assessment as the core activity for engineering change in schools.

·      Participants will consider how effective Teaching & Learning supports the implementation of actions under the three areas of classroom practice, subject department and whole school level.

·      Monitoring and evaluating the impact of these targets and actions will be explored. Communicating a summarised DEIS report to the community and the Board of management will be reviewed.

 

Throughout the year, the facilitator will use key slides to focus in on the basics of DEIS action planning for all, asking principals and DEIS co-ordinators to share good practice. It is envisaged that new to DEIS participants will learn from listening to peers and gaining valuable insights as to what is happening in the different schools, bridging the theory-to-practice divide.

Course Start Date / Time 07-02-2023 5:00 pm
Course End Date / Time 07-02-2023 6:00 pm
Fee Free
Location Athlone Education Centre

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Athlone Education Centre

Location

Athlone Education Centre
Moydrum Road
Athlone
Co. Westmeath

EIRCODE: N37 HO43

Transportation

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Contact

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