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LC21-125A Probability Course Session 3 for Teachers of LC Maths HL

 Probability Course Nov 17th/24th/Dec 1st/Dec 8th

A series of 4 sessions for Teachers of Leaving Cert Maths Higher Level.

Course Start Date / Time 01-12-2021 7:00 pm
Fee Free
Location Online Course
LC21-160A Supporting Student Teachers in the Infant Classroom

An experienced Infant Teacher will share parctical ideas and suggestions to support student teachers in the classroom. Ideas for play, stories, songs and art lessons will be shared that will help student teachers with their planning and preparation over the coming weeks. 

Course Start Date / Time 01-12-2021 7:00 pm
Fee Free
Location Online Course
LC21-159A Magical Maths for Middle & Senior Classes
Course Start Date / Time 06-12-2021 4:30 pm
Fee Free
Location Online Course
LC21-161A Drop In Clinic for Student Teachers

Student Teachers who are currently subbing in the classroom are welcome to drop in to this session for practical support, advice and guidance. This session will be facilitated by a teacher who works with newly qualified teachers and has experience in all class settings, including Special Education and the Multi Grade classroom. 

Course Start Date / Time 06-12-2021 4:30 pm
Fee Free
Location Online Course
LC21-153A Creative Christmas: A Series of 3 Online Sessions in Visual Arts Session 3
Course Start Date / Time 06-12-2021 7:00 pm
Fee Free
Number Hours 3
Location Online Course
LC21-125A Probability Course Session 4 for Teachers of LC Maths HL

 Probability Course Nov 17th/24th/Dec 1st/Dec 8th

A series of 4 sessions for Teachers of Leaving Cert Maths Higher Level.

Probability– 4 Classes, 1 Hour Each

Class 1 Wednesday November 17th 7p.m.

·       Fundamental Principle of Counting / Factorial

·       Permutations / Combinations / Binomial Coefficients

·       Probability Definition

·       Sample Space

·       Rules of Probability – AND/OR/NOT

·       Exam Questions

 

Class 2 Wednesday November 24th 7p.m. 

·       Experimental Probability (Relative Frequency) / Expected Outcome

·       One-by-One Vs All-at-once Methods

·       Venn Diagrams / Mutually Exclusive

·       Tree Diagrams

·       Exam Questions

 

Class 3 Wednesday December 1st 7p.m. 

·       Conditional Probability

·       Independent Events

·       Bernoulli Trials

·       Binomial Distribution

·       Exam Questions

 

Class 4 Wednesday December 8th 7p.m.

·       More Difficult Exam Questions

 

 

Learning Outcomes

 

The learning outcomes will be aligned with the learning outcomes of the LC Higher Maths Syllabus. 

Course Start Date / Time 08-12-2021 7:00 pm
Fee Free
Location Online Course
LC21-88A Gaeilge: Ciorcal Comhrá do Mhúinteoirí Bunscoile Sraith Seisiúin Tacaíochta

Ciorcal Comhrá do Mhúinteoirí Bunscoile ag tosú 15ú Meán Fómhair 7p.m. agus ag leanúint ar aghaidh gach coicís.

Course Start Date / Time 15-12-2021 7:00 pm
Fee €10 Once off registration fee for full year.
Number Hours 1
Location Online Course
LC22-03SP Junior Cycle Coding

Junior Cycle Coding

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 Januray 12th & 19th 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

 

 

Week3 January 26th 7p.m. 

·       Algorithms and Flowcharts

·       Creating Apps with Javascript and AppLab

 

 

 

Week4 February 2nd 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

 

 

Week5 February 9th 7p.mm. 

·       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 12-01-2022 7:00 pm
Course End Date / Time 09-02-2022 8:00 pm
Fee €10 Non Refundable Registration Fee for 5 sessions
Number Hours 5
Location Online Course
LC22-02SP Study Skills for Students & Parents: A Series of 3 Sessions
Course Start Date / Time 12-01-2022 7:15 pm
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

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Contact

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