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LC22-111A Integrating Sensory Play Into Your Classroom (Series of two sessions)

Sensory play has countless benefits including the development of gross and fine motor skills, supporting language development, problem solving skills and social interaction. Session 1 will outline what sensory play is and why we use it with the children we work with. It will entail simple and innovative ways of using sensory play activities, that accommodate all of our sensory systems.

Session 1 (SEptember 7th) will focus on sight, hearing, taste, touch and smell. There will be a huge focus on regulation - including breathing techniques, brain breaks, and fidget toys. Information will be provided on valuable resources and recipes that will make sensory play part of your daily routine. 

In session two (September 14th) there will be further exploration of the benefits of sensory play and how it can be utilised in a classroom setting. There will be a more in-depth discussion on physical sensory play - our proprioceptive, vestibular and interoceptive systems - with a focus on regulation,  movement, rhythmic activities, messy play and the development of sensory trays.

These webinars are suitable for both teachers and special needs assistants.

Course Start Date / Time 07-09-2022 7:00 pm
Fee Free
Location Online Course

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LC22-102A Yoga and Relaxation for Children with Additional Needs

This workshop is suited to people who work with children with autism, anxiety, ADHD and other special needs.

 

This workshop will cover:

  • Yoga postures for grounding and concentration
  • Calming breathing techniques and guided relaxation
  • Games & fun ways to bring about relaxation
  • Resources you can make to use as tools with children
  • Books, songs & online resources to use with children

 

Course Start Date / Time 08-09-2022 7:00 pm
Course End Date / Time 08-09-2022 8:30 pm
Fee Free
Location Online Course

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LC22-103A Múineadh na Gaeilge Sna Bunranganna

Ar mhaith leat cur le do chuid tuiscine ar mhúineadh na Gaeilge sna bunranganna?

Sa tsraith 3 sheisiún seo léireofar ceachtanna samplacha agus pléfear iad maidir leis an gcaoi a chuirfidh siad le scileanna litearthachta na bpáistí. Bainfear úsáid as an gcur chuige cumarsáideach sna ceachtanna.

12/09/2022 Seisiún 1: Plé ar cheachtanna samplacha don teanga ó bhéal ag dul leis na torthaí foghlama ó Churaclam Teanga na Bunscoile.

19/09/2022 Seisiún 2: Plé ar aistriú scileanna agus ceachtanna samplacha don léitheoireacht ag dul leis na torthaí foghlama ó Churaclam Teanga na Bunscoile.

26/09/2022 Seisiún 3: Plé ar aistriú scileanna agus ceachtanna samplacha don scríbhneoireacht ag dul leis na torthaí foghlama ó Churaclam Teanga na Bunscoile.

Tá fáilte roimh chách agus is féidir leis an bplé a bheith dhátheangach!

Course Start Date / Time 12-09-2022 7:00 pm
Fee Free
Location Online Course

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LC22-112A Developing Auditory & Visual Processing to Support Learning Across the 3 Strands of the PLC

In this webinar participants will develop their understanding of how auditory and visual processing underpins the development of Literacy across the Primary School. Participants will explore various strategies to incorporate both systems into their teaching across the Primary School.

This webinar will include a resource pack.

Learning Outcomes:

Participants will explore the importance of the development of auditory and visual processing.

Participants will be familiarised with the resources and strategies available to support teaching and learning in the classroom.

Course Start Date / Time 12-09-2022 7:00 pm
Course End Date / Time 12-09-2022 8:00 pm
Fee Free
Location Online Course

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LC22-104A Your Health & Wellbeing Matters
Course Start Date / Time 13-09-2022 6:00 pm
Course End Date / Time 13-09-2022 8:00 pm
Fee Free
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LC22-105A Study Smart: Study Skills Workshop for Students & Parents

This short series of webinars will encourage students, with the support of their parents, to develop positive learning and study habits. 

Session 1: September 14th @ 7.15p.m.
Content Explored:
- Enhancing the learning environment
- Organisational Skills
- Misconceptions about study

Session 2 September 21st @ 7.15p.m.
Content Explored:
- Strategies to motivate students
- Strategies to avoid procrastination
- Coping skills for students 

- Goal Setting 


Session 3: September 28th @ 7.15p.m. 
Content Explored:
- Strategies to enhance information retrieval
- The power of mindmaps
- The importance of 'work-life' balance

Course Start Date / Time 14-09-2022 7:15 pm
Fee Free
Location Online Course

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LC22-129A The Implementation of Station Teaching in Literacy in Junior Classes
Course Start Date / Time 15-09-2022 4:30 pm
Fee Free
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LC22-106A The Six Writing Genres of the Primary Language Curriculum

The Six Writing Genres of the Primary Language Curriculum.

In this session participants will explore the strategies that can be incorporated into classroom practice to develop children’s exposure to the genres and the use of modelled and guided writing to develop competence in writing.

This webinar comes with a resource pack.

Learning Outcomes-

Participants will develop their understanding of the unique and generic features of each genre.

Participants will engage in modelled instruction of a picture book in the teaching of persuasive writing.

Course Start Date / Time 15-09-2022 6:00 pm
Course End Date / Time 15-09-2022 7:00 pm
Fee Free
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LC22-113A Building Literacy in Aistear

In this session the importance of infusing playfulness into a play environment will be explored in relation to the three strands of the Primary Language Curriculum.

This webinar will include a resource pack.

Learning Outcomes:

Participants will develop their understanding of Aistear as a central medium for language development.

Participants will be introduced to a variety of resources and strategies that encourage language development.

Course Start Date / Time 19-09-2022 7:00 pm
Course End Date / Time 19-09-2022 8:00 pm
Fee Free
Location Online Course

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LC22-107A Leading Effective Teams, Team Dynamics & Organising Teams (A series of two sessions)

This online workshop will be interactive in nature and will provide attendees with the opportunity toexplore some scenarios relating to teams in the online zoom breakout rooms. Attendance is limited to maintain the workshop style.

Topics explored over the 2 week series include;
- Effective Teams
- Identifying potential triggers in teams
- Team Dynamics
- Team Decision Making & Conflict Situations
- Effective Minute Taking

Facilitators:
Ms. Norma Lenihan
Norma is Deputy Principal of Laurel Hill Coláiste FCJ. She completed Tóraíocht, a Post GraduateDiploma in School Leadership (NUI, Maynooth) in 2013 and a Masters in Education Managementfrom Waterford Institute of Technology in 2019. She completed a Diploma in Life and LeadershipCoaching in 2020, developing her expertise in the areas of leadership and management further.

Mr. Kieran Sweeney
Kieran Sweeney is an accredited Post Primary based coach with experience as an AP1, Deputy Principal, Principal and previous Director of the Limerick Education Centre. He is a trained and approved competency based interview chairperson with the JMB

Course Start Date / Time 20-09-2022 5:30 pm
Fee Free
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Athlone Education Centre

Location

Athlone Education Centre
Moydrum Road
Athlone
Co. Westmeath

EIRCODE: N37 HO43

Transportation

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