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Integrating Assistive Technology in the Classroom for Primary & Post Primary Teachers

Assistive Technology for Specific Learning Differences

Integrating Assistive Technology in the Classroom

for Primary and Post Primary Teachers

 

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This one day practical training event will run for one full day on a Saturday and will cover the latest technologies in the areas of:

  • Text-To-Speech Technology e.g. Read Write Gold
  • Speech to text technology e.g. Dragon NaturallySpeaking
  • Mind mapping and idea generation technology e.g. Mindview, Inspiration, Mind Manager
  • Flashcard Technology e.g. Quizlet’s
  • Reading Pens e.g. C pen
  • Accessibility features on Apple and android operating systems

The course will be delivered by Mark Burleigh who has over 10 years’ experience in training and teaching Assistive Technology to audiences from primary through to third level education.

Date: Saturday 17th November from 10am – 4.30pm

Venue: The Education Centre, Tralee

Cost: €10 including Tea/Coffee & Sandwiches

BOOK NOW USING THIS LINK:https://www.edcentretralee.ie/cpd-courses-tralee-kerry/ict-courses.html

 

Sharing Skills Workshops 14th & 21st November 2018

Invite_Sharing_Skills_Workshop_-_Nov_2018.pdf

 

Please book your place by Monday 12th November 2017 by phoning the Occupational Therapy Departmenton 0761083161.

 

Spaces may be limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.

RSE SEMINAR-THE EDUCATION CENTRE TRALEE 22ND NOV

PDST are offering new RSE full-day seminars this term. The focus of the seminar will be primarily on teaching the sensitive elements of RSE from Infants to Sixth class, in the context of Social, Personal and Health Education. The course will be experiential and practical in its approach.

The seminar will include:

  • An overview of RSE as a core component ofSPHE
  • The role and function of an RSEpolicy
  • Methodologies for teachingRSE
  • Creating a safe classroomenvironment

Participants are asked to bring along their own copies of the four RSE books entitled “Resource Materials for Relationships & Sexuality Education”, which are available to download from http://www.pdst.ie/node/811 or purchase from https://www.laoisedcentre.ie/pdstpublications/

You are invited to nominate one or two teachers from your school to attend this seminar. The Department of Education and Skills will provide substitute cover where required. The groups will be limited to 24 participants and places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

 

  Venue Date Time

The Education Centre, Tralee

20/11/18

9:30 – 3:30

IZAK9 Presentation Evening

What_is_IZAK9.pdf

 

Izak9consists of 27 brightly coloured cubes, with each face being populated with different combinations of colour, number and shape. These cubes come accompanied with a suite of online tasks. The tasks are aimed specifically at the "Maths skills development" section of the curriculum - problem solving, integration, critical thinking ,collaboration etc. 

Children work in teams using the physical cubes to solve the tasks from the whiteboard at the front of the room.

The learning is fun, engaging and rewarding with all children getting the opportunity to participate actively in every task as can be seen from following the video sequences on this page

ASD Teachers Support Group Meeting 1st October 2018

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Musician, Broadcaster, Author, Trainer & Consultant in Autism, Robyn Steward, will address the group from the perspective of an adult living with autism. A speaker at this year’s Cork Autism Conference, she has worked in many schools and will answer questions we may have regarding our classroom practice.

Find out more about Robyn here - https://www.robynsteward.com/

It will also be an opportunity to re-start our previously successful ASD Teachers Support Group on an initial bi-annual basis.

Your contribution and support will be much appreciated by all. All interested are welcome to attend

For more information and feedback, feel free to email -

Ben Perkins, ASD Unit, Scoil Eoin, Balloonagh,Tralee, at      This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you wish to attend this workshop we would be obliged if you could email Kay at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to confirm your attendance

Contact Us

The Education Centre, Tralee

Dromtacker,

Tralee,

County Kerry,

V92 HK52

Call: 066 7195000

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