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Teacher Handbooks now available online

Teacher Handbooks for Strand 1 and 2 are now available. The Handbooks provide guidelines to help teachers plan and develop a flexible integration of the syllabus and learning outcomes in the teaching and learning of different lesson ideas.

Training for ICT on Mathematics, and Strand 1- Statistics and Probability Course

The Project Maths Development Team is pleased to inform you that the course of evening workshops on using ICT to teach Strands 1 and 2 is available again. The PMDT has collaborated with the NCTE to provide this course which will show you how you can use readily available software in your classroom to teach geometry, trigonometry and statistics for both Junior and Leaving Certificate. Contact an Education Centre near you for more details.

In parallel with this, the Project Maths Development Team in collaboration with the National Centre of Excellence in Maths and Science Teaching and Learning in the University of Limerick, are providing again the workshops on Strand 1: Probability & Statistics. The workshops will focus on new elements of the course.They will cover topics from Junior Certificate (all levels) and Leaving Certificate (Ordinary Level) Probability & Statistics and progress to Leaving Certificate Higher Level topics such as Conditional Probability, the Binomial and Normal Distributions. For more information on course content click here We hope you will come along to these courses, which will be delivered through the Education Centre network.

Have you registered with Census at School yet?

The new phase 10 questionnaire in now available. To register simply go to www.censusatschool.ie . If you are having difficulty with the registration process, view the quick guide on how to to register with Census at school.

Programme of Teacher Professional Development Year 2: Workshop 3

Workshop 3 dealing with Strand 3 Number & Problem Solving will commence on Monday 27th September 2010. All teachers are invited to attend. Invitations will be issued shortly to school Principals. Faoi mar is gnáth, cuirfear ceardlann ar fáil trí mheán na Gaeilge chomh maith.