This section contains information and resources to support you in engaging with the learning outcomes of the Specification for Junior Cycle Geography. Click on each title bar to view resources.
This interactive template contains drop-down menus:
Learning Outcomes can be selected across the 3 strands
Relevant Action Verbs from these learning outcomes can be selected
Use the "Click Here" boxes to input information into each section of your Unit of Learning.
This template can be printed out for collaborative planning of a Unit of Learning with your Geography Department.
Select "Click to view or download" button to open our Excel Planning template to help you review your planning for the 3 years of Junior Cycle Geography.
The template includes:
"Click to view or download" our sample Units of Learning to support planning for Junior Cycle Geography.
"Click to view" button to open the Tayto Snacks StoryMap.
This StoryMap is designed to demonstrate a non-linear approach to teaching, learning and assessment and shows examples of how to incorporate the Elements and Geoliteracy.
The StoryMap includes:
Select "Click to view" button to open the Building Units of Learning on Local Geography StoryMap.
This StoryMap is designed to guide you through the process of developing units of learning around local geography and to create learner experiences to support student engagement, assessment and inclusion.
This is the Soil Map we used in CPD Day 5. You can use the search function on this map to find the main soil types in your local area.
This is the 3D Aerial Photograph we used in CPD Day 6. You can use the search function on this map to explore drainage patterns and upland areas around Ireland.
This virtual tour of EPA Land-use maps shows how to look at land-use change over time anywhere in Ireland.
The land-use layers are based on CSO census data from 1990 - 2018.
This virtual tour of the CSO website and CSO small area population maps or SAPMAPS shows how to look at census data for anywhere in Ireland and how to use that data to generate graphs in Excel.
This virtual tour of Survey 123 from ArcGIS shows how to create interactive surveys. Survey 123 includes many survey features can generate surveys including:
" Click to view " button to open the CBA 1 Virtual Room
This virtual room will guide teachers through the process of completing CBA 1 "Geography in the news".
The virtual room includes:
*Click to view" button to open the CBA 2 Virtual Room
This virtual room will guide teachers through the process of completing CBA 2 "My Geography".
This section contains resources that you might find helpful before engaging with the SLAR process.
This section comprises teaching and learning resources to support you when engaging with the Level 2 Learning Programmes (L2LPs) in the Geography Classroom.
Below is a screencast and supporting documents that focus on engaging students following the Level 2 Learning Programme in our Geography Classrooms.
Below is a screencast and supporting resources from our CPD Day 2022/2023 which focuses on planning for students following the Level 2 Learning Programme in a Unit of Learning.