Resources

General Resources

PDST Distance Learning

Curated content developed by the Professional Development Service for Teachers to support teachers engaged in distance learning

https://www.pdst.ie/DistanceLearning

Scoilnet Tools for Teachers

Curated tools for teachers from Scoilnet

https://www.scoilnet.ie/scoilnet/tools-for-teachers/

NCSE Online Resources for Teachers

Resources for teachers from the National Council for Special Education

https://ncse.ie/online-resources-for-teachers

SEN Teacher

Special needs teaching resources

https://www.senteacher.org/

Digital Learning Framework

Digital Learning Framework planning resources

https://www.dlplanning.ie/post-primary/

Build Community in Your Online Course

A guide to moving instruction online from Harvard University

https://canvas.harvard.edu/courses/72996/pages/build-community-in-your-online-course#section10

A Place of (Remote) Belonging

Create a welcoming classroom community during distance learning

https://www.gse.harvard.edu/news/uk/20/04/place-remote-belonging

Technology Platforms for Teaching

Google Teach from Home

Very good resource that Google have set up for teachers working from home

https://teachfromhome.google/intl/en/

Microsoft Educator Centre

Get Started with Distance Learning resources from Microsoft

https://www.education.microsoft.com/en-us

Guides to Using Teams Online

Lots of good material on using Microsoft Teams for teaching

https://careersnews.ie/guides-to-using-teams-online/

Apple Teacher Resources

Resources for teachers from Apple

https://www.apple.com/education/k12/teacher-resources/

Paul Hamilton’s YouTube channel

Lots of good ideas from an Apple Distinguished Teacher

https://www.youtube.com/user/appsbypaulhamilton

Past Webinars

Planning and Preparing for End of Year Events Webinar

June 3, 2020

This webinar covered editing video, preparing picture and video collages, more on collaboration tools.

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End of School Year Celebrations Online

May 20, 2020

  This webinar covered Seesaw, Inclusion and End of Year events. Ciarán Mooney a primary school teacher and Hibernia College tutor and showed how he uses Seesaw and offered some very practical advice. Finola McDermott from EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum joined us to look at end of school year events on today’s Teacher Support…

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Making Your Online Classroom Come Alive

May 6, 2020

This webinar focused on Microsoft Teams, as well as Mentimeter and Wizer.me. We had a post-primary teacher show us how she uses Microsoft Teams with her students, and how beneficial it can be to any online classroom.

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Getting Started with Teaching Online from Home

April 29, 2020

Our first webinar covered how to start teaching online, using Zoom. We also showcased tools such as Kahoot! and Padlet to try inject some fun and interaction into the online classroom, and check how students are feeling.

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Curated educational news articles from around the web

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