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Upcoming Events

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Workshop Series: Geometry through the lens of enquiry (Part 1)

Geometry through the lens of enquiry is a three part workshop series exploring the teaching and learning of Geometry. Part 1 will focus on the use of a social constructivism to progress students’ geometric thinking, modelling the use of rich tasks designed to meet the learning outcomes of the leaving certificate syllabus. Parts 2 and 3 will take place after Christmas.

Tuesday

02/11/21

18:30 – 21:00

Limerick EC

 

Tuesday

9/11/21

18:30 – 21:00

Kilkenny EC

Monaghan EC

Wednesday

10/11/21

18:30 – 21:00

Mayo EC

Drumcondra EC

Tuesday

16/11/21

18:30 – 21:00

Dublin West EC

 


Seminar: Algebra through the Lens of Functions

This full day seminar will explore the use of algebra as a tool for understanding functions to include the properties of different function families and developing algebraic skill. (Please note: This is an updated version of the full day seminar from 2019-2020).

Saturday

06/11/21

09:30 – 16:00

Blackrock EC

Laois EC

Saturday

27/11/21

09:30 – 16:00

Limerick EC

Waterford EC

Saturday

12/03/22

09:30 – 16:00

Cork EC

 

 

 

Online Course: GeoGebra (Webinar)

The GeoGebra online course will consist of 5  Tuesday evening workshops and will commence after Christmas. This short webinar will present an overview of the upcoming GeoGebra course with detailed description of the entry requirements and how to enrol. Anyone wishing to participate on the course must attend this webinar.

Information Webinar: Tuesday  30/11/21  18:30 – 19:00

Course Dates: 11/01/22   25/01/22   08/02/22   01/03/22   15/03/22 

 

 

Workshop: Teaching Mathematics in a DEIS setting

This interactive online workshop will examine some of the factors that affect teaching, learning and assessment in the Mathematics classroom. Through exploration of the Teaching for Robust Understanding (TRU) framework, this workshop will facilitate the design of rich tasks as a productive approach for engaging students with Mathematics and developing students’ mathematical competencies.

Thursday

18/11/21

18:30 – 21:00

Dublin West EC

 

Tuesday

23/11/21

18:30 – 21:00

Drumcondra EC

Cork EC

Tuesday

26/04/22

18:30 – 21:00

Mayo EC

 

 

Wednesday

27/04/22

18:30 – 21:00

Limerick EC

Sligo EC

 

Seminar: Challenging all students in a Mathematics classroom

This workshop will examine how effective Formative Feedback can be used to effectively differentiate for all levels of learners in the classroom. This workshop will facilitate the design of rich tasks as a productive approach for engaging all students with Mathematics and developing students’ mathematical competencies.

Saturday

06/11/21

09:15 – 13:15

Tralee EC

Donegal EC

 

Saturday

13/11/21

09:30 – 13:15

Waterford EC

Drumcondra EC

Clare EC

Saturday

07/05/22

09:30 – 16:00

Blackrock EC

Cork EC

Galway EC

Seminar: Teaching Calculus for Understanding

The distance learning resource explored the introduction of calculus to Senior Cycle students through a social constructivist lens. In this seminar we will explore the next steps in the journey through calculus. We will investigate the connection between a derivative and it’s parent function, introducing integral calculus and developing an understanding of related rates of change.

Saturday

04/12/21

09:30 – 13:15

Kilkenny EC

Limerick EC

Saturday

22/01/22

09:30 – 16:00

Drumcondra EC

Cork EC

Saturday

12/03/22

09:30 – 16:00

Kildare EC

 

 

Saturday

30/04/22

09:30 – 16:00

Athlone EC

Sligo EC

 

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