Remote Learning and Teaching
Access school online learning platform (Office365) here.
The Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST) Digital Technology team has developed a new dedicated webpage of curated content to support schools and teachers engaged in distance learning in order to provide continuity to pupils/students. The page can be accessed at here.
The Irish Times Home Teaching Hub.
ScoilNet is the Department of Education and Skills (DES) official portal for Irish education. It contains a database of over 20,000+ online resources including websites, quizzes, lesson plans, notes, video/audio, games and other multimedia.
World Book Online is a suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, educational games, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites. It can be accessed through the ScoilNet website here.
StudyClix divides all the Junior and Leaving Cert subjects into topics and give you all the past exam questions, marking schemes, sample answers, notes and videos.
JSTOR is a digital library of academic journals, books, and primary sources.
Email Ms McNamara for our school login credentials.
TED talks are offering free lessons each day to your email, if you register.
Quizlet lets you create your own flash cards or study sets or choose from millions created by other students.
The State Examinations Commission website contains past papers and marking schemes.
www.duolingo.com (online language learning)
This Covid-19 Giveback lists a great range of services, from meditation to music, which are available for free throughout this crisis.
'myON' by Renaissance Learning offers a personalised digital reading experience for students of all ages and abilities, and a host of literacy tools and homework features. For the duration of unexpected school closures in the UK and Ireland due to COVID-19, they are offering free access to 7,000 enhanced digital books – as well as 5 daily news articles in 3 languages (English, French, Spanish) with 'myON News'. Click here to start reading.
Several publishers of textbooks are currently offering free ebooks.
Edco Books has all Revise Wise texts and any textbooks it publishes available for free in ebook form.
Folens are offering open access to all their digital materials.
Mentor Books are providing their customers with free access to their textbook ebooks during the Covid19 crisis.
Access Gill Education ebooks here
To help students study at home while schools are closed, educate.ie are providing free access to all their ebooks and student resources.
CJ Fallon (incorporating Celtic Press) is providing free access to all its online books until the end of this school term.
Forum Publications are offering free e-books.
Some Subject-Specific Resources
These lists are not exhaustive. If you come across a resource you think should be included, please email the website administrator.
Junior Cert Latin: Cambridge Latin Course Book 1
Junior Cert Greek: British Museum interactive Ancient Greece website
Leaving Cert Greek and Latin Art & Architecture: Khan Academy Ancient Mediterranean
Leaving Cert Greek and Latin History: Khan Academy 600 BCE - 600 CE Second-Wave Civilizations
Ancient Greece and Rome in General: BBC4 In our Time Podcast, available on YouTube, Channel: BBC Podcasts
« Apprendre le français » du site Le Point du FLE (general tool with exercises which cover all aspects of the language)
Brut (bite-size news stories in French with subtitles).
EasyIrish (online learning Podcast)
www.tuairisc.ie (useful for articles, sraithpictiúr, gramadach, scéalta, dánta)
www.tg4.ie/en/ (TG4 Player)
www.tg4.ie/en/player/online-boxsets/ (TG4 Boxsets)
www.focloir.ie/ga/ (for translations from English to Irish)
www.snag.ie/ (Seachtain na Gaeilge)
www.facebook.com/watch/MOLSCEAL/ (Lots of Irish short videos)
www.raidionalife.ie/ga/ (Dublin based station)
www.rrr.ie/ (newish, aimed at young people)
www.rte.ie/rnag/ (more traditional / rural)
www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLYLT0QvBwXfQSqbobMTIpgEynY1BI4P91 (Guide to Leaving Cert Oral)
www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL2D9DC85266EC652D (Inividual lessons on different topics)
Miss Stout’s History Class YouTube channel
Free access to HistoryExtra.com
Ireland 1919 - 49 - project done on Irish Sovereignty by the RIA -
131 weeks have put together the story of Ireland and countries around the world in 1919 and now have been geo-tagged
What did the Romans do for Ireland? via the Irish Times
See below for weekly planners for Leaving Cert History students from Gill Education Modern Europe & the Wider World
The Decade of Centenaries Irish History Competition for Primary and Post-Primary Schools 2020 has been extended to Friday 29th May. The competition web page has an excellent list of useful sources for historical research.
Maths and Science
See Dr McCarthy's website for Leaving Certificate Chemistry and Mathematics study resources; notes, solutions & video tutorials.
Mr Michael Grehan of Belvedere College has put together this list of science, nature and astronomy activities to try at home.
Earth School: 30 Quests for students around the world to celebrate, explore and connect with nature.