Training will cover a range of free literacy support software and strategies available to Windows/laptop users, to support students with dyslexia/specific learning disabilities.
The strategies covered in this course are comparable to those in commercial software, such as Read & Write Gold and ClaroRead, commonly recommended for students with specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia.
All behaviour is communication and feelings drive behaviours. This course will outline ways in which we can respond to the behaviour, rather than react. It will discuss how to build consistent boundaries and give a feeling of safety and trust, so the children can thrive in the classroom environment.
Team Teaching, In-Class Support Models and Differentiation for When You Have EAL Students in Your Class (Session 3 in a 6 part Series)
Are you ever baffled or intimidated by differentiation while teaching English as an Additional Language (EAL)? Should your EAL learners be withdrawn from class? How do I manage Team Teaching. These questions and more will be tackled in this webinar, it will provide you with the opportunity to explore these topics.
This course will explore the benefits of brain-based learning in the classroom. Brain-based learning is a paradigm of learning which focuses on a child’s learning and learning outcomes from the point of view of the brain. This course will explore specific strategies which are based on how the human brain develops and learns.
Target Audience:- Teachers/ Principals/SNAS and Support Staff
Inferential Statistics Online Course: Series of 4 Sessions – 4 Classes, 1 hour each
Typed notes and instructional videos with worked solutions to exam questions will be provided as part of the course material
Primary Principals Community of Practice Meeting. If you have already registered for previous meetings you will automatically be invited to this meeting. However if you previously missed out on registration for this community of practice meeting and you would like to join you are welcome to register now.
Please note dates for Term 1 are - 18 October, 15 November and 13 December.
Puppets are a fantastic tool for the classroom. This course is largely based on Siobhán Prendiville’s amazing work with puppets in therapeutic and educational settings. The course will outline ways in which you can use puppets effectively across the curricular areas.
As educators we need to create a positive learning environment to support the empowerment of student voice. The culture we create as the leaders of learning in our individual settings must consist of shared values that are reinforced through effective communication. This introduction session will provide an overview of the principals and practices that form the foundation for an upcoming course series taking place on 03, 10 and 17 November 2021, which will provide a practical guide for teachers to create meaningful opportunities for developing student voice.
Communicating with EAL Learners and Families
Would you like to be able to communicate more effectively with EAL learners and their parents and guardians? Would you like to add to the welcoming nature of your school? Register for this webinar and you will be closer to achieving those goals.
Relational work has been identified in research as the principle vehicle for change. This course will explore the research showing the effectiveness of Relationship-Based Practice. Schools are places where many relationships take place, the relationships with children, with their parents, with colleagues and also with ourselves. This course will explore the principles of relational work and how we can affect change through exploring the external and internal realities of people’s lives.
Target Audience:- School Leaders
How best can we support the Learners in our Classrooms for whom English is an Additional Language?
Follow on sessions from our Introductory Session held on 20 October 2021.
Dates: 03, 10 and 17 November 2021.
Target Group: Year heads in schools, and those aspiring to the position of year head.
Taking place over 3 nights - 10, 17 & 24 November 2021
This course is a repeat of our September course.
Sensory play has countless benefits including the development of gross and fine motor skills, supporting language development, problem solving skills and social interaction. This course will outline what sensory play is and why we use it with the children we work with.
EAL Learners, Direct Provision and the International Protection Accommodation System
Do you know what your EAL pupils, students and families experience in Direct Provision / the International Protection Accommodation System?
This webinar will enhance your ability to have a better understanding of the context and backgrounds of these learners.
Higher Level Maths Probability Course: Series of 4 Sessions – 4 Classes, 1 hour each
The learning outcomes will be aligned with the learning outcomes of the LC Higher Maths Syllabus.