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
Rain forests and Deforestation
Lesson plan covering the diversity of animal and plant life in rainforests and asks questions about the threat of deforestation worldwide. Also features weblinks and a crossword activity.
Introduction to Axonometric Projection
This article on axonometric projection provides background reading on axonometric projection as it applies to Junior Certificate classes.
Applied Business Question
An applied business question is presented with the suggested solution encompassing entrepreneurship, management and the implementation of technology and change.
Invasion Games Questions
Fact-sheet outlining some moves and tips that teams in possession can adopt when playing.