Kildare Education Centre - Ionad Oideachas Cill Dara

Embedding ICT in the Primary Classroom

A revamped, practical course for 2016 from PDST TiE introducing teachers at all class levels to ways in which ICT can be easily integrated into daily teaching practices. The course will investigate the use of a range of literacy, numeracy and wider curriculum related websites and resources which can add to active learning in the primary classroom.

Over the duration of the course teachers will be guided through the process of creating a wide range of teaching, learning and assessment based digital resources which they can use in their own classrooms.

Other key areas of course content to be discussed and developed include the importance of safer internet practices in the school environment, finding and selecting good quality educational content online, developing whole school assessment practices through the use of ICT and finally planning for e-learning practices to complement current SSE practices in your school.

 

Tutor:  Niamh Morrin

 

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Course date: 22-08-2016 9:30 am
Course End Date: 26-08-2016 2:00 pm
Cut off date: 18-07-2016 12:00 am
Capacity: 15
Registered: 15
Individual Price: Free
Location: Kildare Education Centre

 Using Scratch to develop Numeracy and Problem Solving Skills

This revised summer course for 2016 from PDST TiE develops the use of Scratch 2.0 as a programming language in the primary classroom. The course includes a wide range of of short classroom practice focused videos demonstrating Scratch being integrated in daily teaching activities at a range of class levels.

Each module includes discussion of practical classroom applications of Scratch programming and makes specific reference to the use of Scratch as a teaching tool in developing, supporting and extending children’s application of key mathematical concepts and skills.

By means of a range of practical group activities, participants will investigate how they might incorporate Scratch across other curricular areas. Finally, other key areas discussed over the duration of the course include the development of safe internet practices in the school environment, finding and selecting good quality teaching material online and planning for e-learning practices in my school.

 

Tutor:  Bryan Lynch

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Course date: 22-08-2016 9:30 am
Course End Date: 26-08-2016 2:00 pm
Cut off date: 20-07-2016 12:00 am
Capacity: 15
Registered: 15
Individual Price: Free
Location: Scoil Bhríde, Kilcullen, Co. Kildare

The Reading and Writing Process using ICT

This revised summer course for 2016 from PDST TiE will investigate will investigate a wide range of easy to use, practical online resources which can build and foster pupils' skills in reading comprehension, oral language, writing and vocabulary at all class levels.

It will also explore how ICT can be used to support and develop key elements of literacy by developing a digital portfolio of sample teaching, learning and assessment resources for all class levels over the week.

Each module makes reference to classroom based examples of using ICT to support differentiation so as to cater for our pupils’ varying learning abilities and SEN needs. Other relevant areas discussed during this course include building safer internet practices in my school, integrating technologies in literacy intervention programs as well as planning for e-learning and SSE on a whole school level.

 

Tutor:  Maria Bergin

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Course date: 22-08-2016 9:30 am
Course End Date: 26-08-2016 2:00 pm
Cut off date: 13-07-2016 12:00 am
Capacity: 18
Registered: 18
Individual Price: Free
Location: Scoil Mochua, Aghards, Celbridge, Co. Kildare

Creating and using Digital Resources to enhance Literacy and Numeracy

In this revised course for 2016 emphasis will be placed on participants creating their ownteaching and learning resources before exploring useful online resources for literacy, including IWB specific resources and tools.

Each module includes opportunity for discussion centered on classroom application and includes specific reference to the use of ICT for literacy, numeracy and assessment. Each module refers to classroom based examples of differentiation so as to cater for our pupils’ varying learning abilities and SEN needs across the curriculum.

Finally, the development of safer internet practices and whole school planning for e-learning will be also be prioritised throughout the course.

 

Tutor:  Brian Sweeney

 

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Course date: 22-08-2016 9:30 am
Course End Date: 26-08-2016 2:00 pm
Cut off date: 18-07-2016 12:00 am
Capacity: 15
Registered: 14
Individual Price: Free
Location: Tiermohan NS, Donadea, Naas, Co. Kildare

Kildare Education Centre

Address: Friary Road, Kildare Town, Co Kildare,
                R51 KN66.

Phone: 045-530200 Fax: 045-530237

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