Ike and Little Rock
This video segment, adapted from American Experience: "Ike", profiles the president's controversial response to the Little Rock school desegregation crisis in 1957.
Excerpts from the March on Washington, Part 1
This audio compilation, recorded live at the 1963 March on Washington, captures the voices of several civil rights leaders.
Segregation Ordinances: Birmingham, AL
This document from 1951 spells out Birmingham's segregation ordinances, the laws requiring the separation of the races.
A Class Divided 2: Day Two
This segment from FRONTLINE: "A Class Divided" profiles the second day of an experiment in discrimination based on eye color that took place in a third-grade class in 1970.
A Class Divided 1: The Daring Lesson
This segment from FRONTLINE: "A Class Divided" profiles an experiment in discrimination based on eye color that took place in a third-grade class in 1970.
Monasterboice - High Crosses
Detailed information about the development, carving and uses of High Crosses in Ireland, plus ideas for a field trip and an extensive list of questions for students.
Conducting an Investigation
Instructions on how to investigate the distance that a toy car travels when launched down a ramp. Children can record ideas, observations and measurements.
What do Plants Require to Grow?
Project requiring children to observe plants in different environments and deduce what elements are required for plant growth.
Marthas Kleine Reise
This story is told on two levels, Martha's journey and her memories she recalls as she is making the journey. We get a good picture of Martha and her life now and then. Worksheets concentrate firstly on comprehension and secondly appreciation of the style with emphasis on the use of the tenses to create the atmosphere
Athletics 07 - Pair Relay
This lesson contains a warm-up and cool-down, throwing activities and running activities (sprinting and pair relay). It requires co-operation between children in practicing the relay and in a warm-up game.
Worksheet for students requiring them to define specific glaciation terms. Good revision tool for this topic.
A poem to be recited at the end
A resource for the teaching of Irish
Fact-sheet on the topic of friction -- it covers limiting friction and angle of friction.
Parallel Axes Theorem
Fact-sheet with a worked example on the use of the parallel axes theorem.
Drama and the Irish class
A list of the ways in which drama can be effectively used in the classroom to teach Irish.
How informal Irish is encouraged in the classroom.
An examination of the primary philosophies that have dominated government towards the end of the 20th century. To follow up look at the economic philosophical base of government creates different strategies that are followed.
Naming Clothes using Lamh signs
Naming clothing items using Lamh signs Oral language is encouraged. Suitable for students with Moderate/Severe Special Needs.
The Restless Atmosphere Quiz
Establish how well they know the Coriolis effect.
French Revolution - Quiz
Test your knowledge of French History