English

Online Workshops

The resources below have been designed to support individual teachers and English subject departments in key areas relating to junior cycle English. A wide range and variety of screencasts have been developed to help support teachers. Where screencasts are interactive in nature, guidelines on how to engage with the screencast have been created.

  • The Junior Cycle Learning Journey arrow_drop_down
    The Junior Cycle Learning Journey
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  • Learning Outcomes arrow_drop_down

    Please find below two screencasts which were created to offer support to teachers of English and to English Subject departments in developing their understanding of the 39 learning outcomes outlined in the English subject specification. These screencasts can be watched by individual teachers or English subject departments.

    Understanding and Exploring Learning Outcomes
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    Selecting Learning Outcomes and Aligning Assessment
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    Screencast Two Worksheet 1 and 2
    Screencast Two Worksheet 1 and 2 Screencast Two Worksheet 1 and 2
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  • Assessment in Junior Cycle English arrow_drop_down

    This screencast takes an overarching look at assessment in junior cycle English. In this screencast we hope to deepen your understanding of assessment in junior cycle English

    English Assessment Screencast
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    Handout- Assessment Screencast
    Handout- assessment screencast Handout- assessment screencast
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  • Planning arrow_drop_down

    These two screencasts have been designed to support teachers and English subject departments in planning their junior cycle English programme. Further planning supports can be found in our Planning section.

    Planning for First Year
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    Guide to Planning for Second and Third Year
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  • Classroom Based Assessments arrow_drop_down

    The Guidelines for the Classroom-Based Assessments & Assessment Task (First Edition December 2015) can be viewed here

    Oral Communication Classroom Based Assessment

    This screencast focuses on looking at the key details surrounding the Oral Communication Classroom-Based Assessment. Throughout the screencast there are opportunities to pause and engage in different activities. If you are planning on engaging in the full screencast, inclusive of all activities, the workshop should take approximately 1 hour 30 minutes.

    Screencast One
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    Screencast Two
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    Conducting Online Research

    This screencast attempts to demonstrate how a teacher might conduct a ‘Think Aloud’ with their class regarding how to engage with online research.

    Conducting Online Reseacrh
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    The Collection of the Student's Texts CBA

    This screencast focuses on looking at the key details surrounding The Collection of the Student’s Texts Classroom-Based Assessment. Throughout the screencast there are opportunities to pause and engage in different activities. If you are planning on engaging in the full screencast, inclusive of all activities, the workshop should take approximately 1 hour 15 minutes.

    The Collection of the Student's Texts CBA
    File type: YouTube
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