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This course provides the participants with tools to support their own mental health and wellbeing and that of their students through the medium of art and meditative practices.    In a relaxed and supportive environment it explores how art and meditation can be used to manage stress, increase ability to cope in challenging situations and build mental and emotional resilience

Course date Monday, 09 July 2018
Course End Date Friday, 13 July 2018
Cut off date Monday, 09 July 2018
Individual Price 50.00
Speaker Nikki Roberts
Number Hours 20

This hands-on practical course for 2018 from PDST TiE aims to equip teachers from all class levels with effective digital tools that will allow them to easily integrate digital technologies into their daily teaching. This course will investigate a wide range of curriculum related websites and resources which can enhance teaching; promote active learning and facilitate assessment right cross the curriculum, paying particular focus to literacy and numeracy.

Throughout this course, teachers are not only led in creating a wide range of digital teaching, learning and assessment resources that can be used in their classrooms; they can also engage in a range of curricular-directed digital activities that can be applied in their own settings to great effect.

Other important key areas of course content include digital citizenship and internet safety; finding and selecting good quality digital content online; developing whole school assessment practices through the use of digital technologies; exploring the newly constructed Digital Learning Framework; and how a school can create their digital learning plan.

Course date Monday, 02 July 2018
Course End Date Friday, 06 July 2018
Cut off date Wednesday, 04 July 2018
Individual Price EUR20.00
Speaker Paddy Keane & Tom Roche
Number Hours 20

21st Century Problem Solving

(Computational Thinking and Coding in the Primary Classroom)

This innovative course for 2018 by PDST TiE introduces teachers to the concepts of 21st century problem solving in a practical manner, using a range of structured activities that can be easily transferred to the classroom. Participants will explore a combination of “offline” and “online” tasks that will focus on the development of students’ problem solving abilities. Teachers will also explore how the methodologies of computational thinking outlined in this course are fundamental in developing the problem solving skills of reasoning, integrating and connecting and communicating and expressing, the improvement of which positively impacts pupils’ learning right across the curriculum.

Throughout the week, teachers will use and develop a variety of offline lessons that can be used without any need for computers. The course will also introduce teachers to the use of STEM-focused manipulatives such as Lego WeDo, Bee-Bots and Spheros that can be incorporated into teaching and learning from the infant classroom up to sixth class. While primarily focusing on problem solving skills and coding for Mathematics, this course will also look at ways that 21st century problem solving methodologies can be used in a variety of other curricular areas.

Key areas of course content to be discussed and explored during the week also includes digital citizenship and internet safety, finding and selecting good quality digital content online and exploring the newly constructed Digital Learning Framework and how a school can create their digital learning plan.

Course date Monday, 02 July 2018
Course End Date Friday, 06 July 2018
Cut off date Friday, 29 June 2018
Individual Price EUR20.00
Speaker Gráinne Keane & Huw Roberts
Number Hours 20

This innovative PDST TiE summer course for 2018 focuses on the effective use of tablet technologies, namely the iPad, in enhancing teaching, learning and assessment in the Irish classroom.

This course offers teachers a range of practical approaches to employ when utilising tablet technology to best effect in their classrooms. Key content in this course will address how the effective use of tablets can enhance pupil engagement when undertaking literacy and numeracy lessons, as well as in a cross-curricular fashion. Importantly, this course also aims to provide teachers with insights relating to key educational and whole-school considerations in the deployment of tablet technologies through a range of participant-oriented tasks and activities.

Other key areas of course content include digital citizenship and internet safety; finding and selecting good quality digital content online; developing whole school assessment practices through the use of ePortfolios and other methods; exploring the newly constructed Digital Learning Framework and how a school can create their digital learning plan.

Course date Monday, 02 July 2018
Course End Date Friday, 06 July 2018
Cut off date Friday, 29 June 2018
Individual Price EUR20.00
Speaker Tom Roche
Number Hours 20

Embedding Digital Technologies in the Primary School Classroom

This hands-on practical course for 2018 from PDST TiE aims to equip teachers from all class levels with effective digital tools that will allow them to easily integrate digital technologies into their daily teaching. This course will investigate a wide range of curriculum related websites and resources which can enhance teaching; promote active learning and facilitate assessment right cross the curriculum, paying particular focus to literacy and numeracy.

Throughout this course, teachers are not only led in creating a wide range of digital teaching, learning and assessment resources that can be used in their classrooms; they can also engage in a range of curricular-directed digital activities that can be applied in their own settings to great effect.

Other important key areas of course content include digital citizenship and internet safety; finding and selecting good quality digital content online; developing whole school assessment practices through the use of digital technologies; exploring the newly constructed Digital Learning Framework; and how a school can create their digital learning plan.

Course date Monday, 02 July 2018
Course End Date Friday, 06 July 2018
Cut off date Friday, 29 June 2018
Individual Price EUR20.00
Speaker Nora Falvey & Olivia Buckley
Number Hours 20

21st Century Problem Solving

(Computational Thinking and Coding in the Primary Classroom)

This innovative course for 2018 by PDST TiE introduces teachers to the concepts of 21st century problem solving in a practical manner, using a range of structured activities that can be easily transferred to the classroom. Participants will explore a combination of “offline” and “online” tasks that will focus on the development of students’ problem solving abilities. Teachers will also explore how the methodologies of computational thinking outlined in this course are fundamental in developing the problem solving skills of reasoning, integrating and connecting and communicating and expressing, the improvement of which positively impacts pupils’ learning right across the curriculum.

Throughout the week, teachers will use and develop a variety of offline lessons that can be used without any need for computers. The course will also introduce teachers to the use of STEM-focused manipulatives such as Lego WeDo, Bee-Bots and Spheros that can be incorporated into teaching and learning from the infant classroom up to sixth class. While primarily focusing on problem solving skills and coding for Mathematics, this course will also look at ways that 21st century problem solving methodologies can be used in a variety of other curricular areas.

Key areas of course content to be discussed and explored during the week also includes digital citizenship and internet safety, finding and selecting good quality digital content online and exploring the newly constructed Digital Learning Framework and how a school can create their digital learning plan.

Course date Monday, 02 July 2018
Course End Date Friday, 06 July 2018
Cut off date Friday, 29 June 2018
Individual Price EUR20.00
Speaker Barry O'Leary & Tim Long
Number Hours 20

Tablets to Support Teaching, Learning and Assessment

This innovative PDST TiE summer course for 2018 focuses on the effective use of tablet technologies, namely the iPad, in enhancing teaching, learning and assessment in the Irish classroom.

This course offers teachers a range of practical approaches to employ when utilising tablet technology to best effect in their classrooms. Key content in this course will address how the effective use of tablets can enhance pupil engagement when undertaking literacy and numeracy lessons, as well as in a cross-curricular fashion. Importantly, this course also aims to provide teachers with insights relating to key educational and whole-school considerations in the deployment of tablet technologies through a range of participant-oriented tasks and activities.

Other key areas of course content include digital citizenship and internet safety; finding and selecting good quality digital content online; developing whole school assessment practices through the use of ePortfolios and other methods; exploring the newly constructed Digital Learning Framework and how a school can create their digital learning plan.

Course date Monday, 02 July 2018
Course End Date Friday, 06 July 2018
Cut off date Friday, 29 June 2018
Individual Price EUR20.00
Speaker Caitriona Behan & Eileen Murphy
Number Hours 20

Tablets to Support Teaching, Learning and Assessment

This innovative PDST TiE summer course for 2018 focuses on the effective use of tablet technologies, namely the iPad, in enhancing teaching, learning and assessment in the Irish classroom.

This course offers teachers a range of practical approaches to employ when utilising tablet technology to best effect in their classrooms. Key content in this course will address how the effective use of tablets can enhance pupil engagement when undertaking literacy and numeracy lessons, as well as in a cross-curricular fashion. Importantly, this course also aims to provide teachers with insights relating to key educational and whole-school considerations in the deployment of tablet technologies through a range of participant-oriented tasks and activities.

Other key areas of course content include digital citizenship and internet safety; finding and selecting good quality digital content online; developing whole school assessment practices through the use of ePortfolios and other methods; exploring the newly constructed Digital Learning Framework and how a school can create their digital learning plan.

Course date Monday, 02 July 2018
Course End Date Friday, 06 July 2018
Cut off date Monday, 02 July 2018
Individual Price EUR20.00
Speaker Róisín Johnson
Number Hours 20

Creating and Using Digital Resources across the Primary Curriculum

In this popular PDST TiE course for 2018, the emphasis will be placed on guiding participants to create their own digital teaching, learning and assessment resources, whilst also exploring useful online tools to support and enhance pupils’ cross-curricular work.  

Each module includes ample opportunity for discussion centred on classroom application and includes specific reference to the use of digital technologies in creating meaningful learning opportunities in the areas of literacy, numeracy and assessment. Each module refers to classroom-based examples of differentiation across the curriculum so as to provide for all pupils levels of ability and the variety of needs that exist within every class.

Other important related areas of course content to be explored during the week include digital citizenship and internet safety; finding and selecting good quality digital content online; exploring the newly constructed Digital Learning Framework and how a school can create their digital learning plan.

Course date Monday, 02 July 2018
Course End Date Friday, 06 July 2018
Cut off date Friday, 29 June 2018
Individual Price EUR20.00
Speaker Denis Moynihan
Number Hours 20

21st Century Problem Solving

(Computational Thinking and Coding in the Primary Classroom)

This innovative course for 2018 by PDST TiE introduces teachers to the concepts of 21st century problem solving in a practical manner, using a range of structured activities that can be easily transferred to the classroom. Participants will explore a combination of “offline” and “online” tasks that will focus on the development of students’ problem solving abilities. Teachers will also explore how the methodologies of computational thinking outlined in this course are fundamental in developing the problem solving skills of reasoning, integrating and connecting and communicating and expressing, the improvement of which positively impacts pupils’ learning right across the curriculum.

Throughout the week, teachers will use and develop a variety of offline lessons that can be used without any need for computers. The course will also introduce teachers to the use of STEM-focused manipulatives such as Lego WeDo, Bee-Bots and Spheros that can be incorporated into teaching and learning from the infant classroom up to sixth class. While primarily focusing on problem solving skills and coding for Mathematics, this course will also look at ways that 21st century problem solving methodologies can be used in a variety of other curricular areas.

Key areas of course content to be discussed and explored during the week also includes digital citizenship and internet safety, finding and selecting good quality digital content online and exploring the newly constructed Digital Learning Framework and how a school can create their digital learning plan.

Course date Monday, 02 July 2018
Course End Date Friday, 06 July 2018
Cut off date Friday, 29 June 2018
Individual Price EUR20.00
Speaker Tim Long
Number Hours 20

21st Century Problem Solving

(Computational Thinking and Coding in the Primary Classroom)

This innovative course for 2018 by PDST TiE introduces teachers to the concepts of 21st century problem solving in a practical manner, using a range of structured activities that can be easily transferred to the classroom. Participants will explore a combination of “offline” and “online” tasks that will focus on the development of students’ problem solving abilities. Teachers will also explore how the methodologies of computational thinking outlined in this course are fundamental in developing the problem solving skills of reasoning, integrating and connecting and communicating and expressing, the improvement of which positively impacts pupils’ learning right across the curriculum.

Throughout the week, teachers will use and develop a variety of offline lessons that can be used without any need for computers. The course will also introduce teachers to the use of STEM-focused manipulatives such as Lego WeDo, Bee-Bots and Spheros that can be incorporated into teaching and learning from the infant classroom up to sixth class. While primarily focusing on problem solving skills and coding for Mathematics, this course will also look at ways that 21st century problem solving methodologies can be used in a variety of other curricular areas.

Key areas of course content to be discussed and explored during the week also includes digital citizenship and internet safety, finding and selecting good quality digital content online and exploring the newly constructed Digital Learning Framework and how a school can create their digital learning plan.

Course date Monday, 02 July 2018
Course End Date Friday, 06 July 2018
Cut off date Friday, 29 June 2018
Individual Price EUR20.00
Speaker Niamh O'Sullivan
Number Hours 20

21st Century Problem Solving

(Computational Thinking and Coding in the Primary Classroom)

This innovative course for 2018 by PDST TiE introduces teachers to the concepts of 21st century problem solving in a practical manner, using a range of structured activities that can be easily transferred to the classroom. Participants will explore a combination of “offline” and “online” tasks that will focus on the development of students’ problem solving abilities. Teachers will also explore how the methodologies of computational thinking outlined in this course are fundamental in developing the problem solving skills of reasoning, integrating and connecting and communicating and expressing, the improvement of which positively impacts pupils’ learning right across the curriculum.

Throughout the week, teachers will use and develop a variety of offline lessons that can be used without any need for computers. The course will also introduce teachers to the use of STEM-focused manipulatives such as Lego WeDo, Bee-Bots and Spheros that can be incorporated into teaching and learning from the infant classroom up to sixth class. While primarily focusing on problem solving skills and coding for Mathematics, this course will also look at ways that 21st century problem solving methodologies can be used in a variety of other curricular areas.

Key areas of course content to be discussed and explored during the week also includes digital citizenship and internet safety, finding and selecting good quality digital content online and exploring the newly constructed Digital Learning Framework and how a school can create their digital learning plan.

Course date Monday, 02 July 2018
Course End Date Friday, 06 July 2018
Cut off date Thursday, 05 July 2018
Individual Price EUR20.00
Speaker Michelle Culloty & Terry O Sullivan
Number Hours 20

Embedding Digital Technologies in the Primary School Classroom

This hands-on practical course for 2018 from PDST TiE aims to equip teachers from all class levels with effective digital tools that will allow them to easily integrate digital technologies into their daily teaching. This course will investigate a wide range of curriculum related websites and resources which can enhance teaching; promote active learning and facilitate assessment right cross the curriculum, paying particular focus to literacy and numeracy.

Throughout this course, teachers are not only led in creating a wide range of digital teaching, learning and assessment resources that can be used in their classrooms; they can also engage in a range of curricular-directed digital activities that can be applied in their own settings to great effect.

Other important key areas of course content include digital citizenship and internet safety; finding and selecting good quality digital content online; developing whole school assessment practices through the use of digital technologies; exploring the newly constructed Digital Learning Framework; and how a school can create their digital learning plan.

Course date Monday, 02 July 2018
Course End Date Friday, 06 July 2018
Cut off date Friday, 29 June 2018
Individual Price EUR20.00
Speaker Justin McCarthy
Number Hours 20

Tablets to Support Teaching, Learning and Assessment

This innovative PDST TiE summer course for 2018 focuses on the effective use of tablet technologies, namely the iPad, in enhancing teaching, learning and assessment in the Irish classroom.

This course offers teachers a range of practical approaches to employ when utilising tablet technology to best effect in their classrooms. Key content in this course will address how the effective use of tablets can enhance pupil engagement when undertaking literacy and numeracy lessons, as well as in a cross-curricular fashion. Importantly, this course also aims to provide teachers with insights relating to key educational and whole-school considerations in the deployment of tablet technologies through a range of participant-oriented tasks and activities.

Other key areas of course content include digital citizenship and internet safety; finding and selecting good quality digital content online; developing whole school assessment practices through the use of ePortfolios and other methods; exploring the newly constructed Digital Learning Framework and how a school can create their digital learning plan.

Course date Monday, 02 July 2018
Course End Date Friday, 06 July 2018
Cut off date Friday, 29 June 2018
Individual Price EUR20.00
Speaker Maria O'Regan & Máire Lynch
Number Hours 20

Creating and Using Digital Resources across the Primary Curriculum

In this popular PDST TiE course for 2018, the emphasis will be placed on guiding participants to create their own digital teaching, learning and assessment resources, whilst also exploring useful online tools to support and enhance pupils’ cross-curricular work.  

Each module includes ample opportunity for discussion centred on classroom application and includes specific reference to the use of digital technologies in creating meaningful learning opportunities in the areas of literacy, numeracy and assessment. Each module refers to classroom-based examples of differentiation across the curriculum so as to provide for all pupils levels of ability and the variety of needs that exist within every class.

Other important related areas of course content to be explored during the week include digital citizenship and internet safety; finding and selecting good quality digital content online; exploring the newly constructed Digital Learning Framework and how a school can create their digital learning plan.

Course date Monday, 02 July 2018
Course End Date Friday, 06 July 2018
Cut off date Friday, 29 June 2018
Individual Price EUR20.00
Speaker Olivia Buckley
Number Hours 20

Creating and Using Digital Resources across the Primary Curriculum

In this popular PDST TiE course for 2018, the emphasis will be placed on guiding participants to create their own digital teaching, learning and assessment resources, whilst also exploring useful online tools to support and enhance pupils’ cross-curricular work.  

Each module includes ample opportunity for discussion centred on classroom application and includes specific reference to the use of digital technologies in creating meaningful learning opportunities in the areas of literacy, numeracy and assessment. Each module refers to classroom-based examples of differentiation across the curriculum so as to provide for all pupils levels of ability and the variety of needs that exist within every class.

Other important related areas of course content to be explored during the week include digital citizenship and internet safety; finding and selecting good quality digital content online; exploring the newly constructed Digital Learning Framework and how a school can create their digital learning plan.

Course date Monday, 02 July 2018
Course End Date Friday, 06 July 2018
Cut off date Friday, 29 June 2018
Individual Price EUR20.00
Speaker Marcella Murphy & Danny Murphy
Number Hours 20

This course provides the participants with tools to support their own positive mental health and wellbeing and that of their students through the medium of arts and meditative practices. In a relaxed and supportive environment it explores how art and mediation can be used to manage, stress, increase ability to cope in challenging situation and build mental and emotional resilience

Course date Monday, 02 July 2018
Course End Date Friday, 06 July 2018
Cut off date Monday, 25 June 2018
Individual Price 50.00
Speaker Nikki Roberts
Number Hours 20

The course is a practical hands - on week of learning the the beautiful setting of Grotbrack Organic Farm, Ballyseedy Tralee. The course will enable participants to work with their pupils to assess their particular school grounds and plan long term improvements.

Course date Monday, 02 July 2018
Course End Date Friday, 06 July 2018
Cut off date Monday, 25 June 2018
Individual Price 50.00
Speaker Niamh Ni Dhuill & Ian McGrigor
Number Hours 20

Creative Craft Skills to enhance the delivery of the Visual Arts Curriculum is a hands-on exploration of Drawing, Painting, Fabric & Fibre, Printmaking Clay & Construction.

Course date Monday, 02 July 2018
Course End Date Friday, 06 July 2018
Cut off date Monday, 25 June 2018
Individual Price 50.00
Speaker Aidan Power (CRAFTed)
Number Hours 20

An unique summer course that offers teachers the opportunity to explore the nature and educational value of aprtnerships between teachers and artists in supporting arts education in schools.

Course date Monday, 02 July 2018
Course End Date Friday, 06 July 2018
Cut off date Saturday, 30 June 2018
Speaker Marie O'Connell & Maria Svensson
Number Hours 20

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