Effective Literacy & Numeracy Teaching, Learning And Assessment

    • July 3rd - 10th
    • Facilitators: Elaine Cresham-Irwin & Fiona Biesty
    • Format:BLENDED ONLINE 
Synchronous - 10 hrs live online via Zoom. 
  • Monday July 3rd   9.30am – 2pm
  • Tuesday July 4th 9.30am – 11.30am
  • Thursday July 6th  9.30am – 2pm
Asynchronous - 10 hrs online activities to be completed in your own time

Thisinnovative online Summer course has been developed topromote the most effective teaching approaches and resources available to support teaching, learning and assessment of literacy and numeracy in the classroom. Collaboration and the sharing of knowledge will be a key element of this course, and opportunities will be provided for teachers to share apps, websites and practices with their colleagues.  

Course Content:

  • Effective Teaching Approaches for Literacy and Numeracy
  • Team Teaching Approaches
  • Using G Suite for Education
  • Maintaining a meaningful focus on literacy & numeracy by integrating appropriate approaches and digital technologies
  • Assessment for Literacy and Numeracy
  • Effective inclusion of all learners
  • Creating the best possible learning opportunities for all pupils    

There will be a high level of interaction during the live online sessions which will include presentations, debates, discussions, quizzes, teamwork, assignments, Q & A, and feedback. There will be a strong emphasis on fun throughout the week involving icebreakers, Kahoot quizzes for revision and virtual coffee breaks to encourage discussion and chat. During the independent online activities, participants will be encouraged to explore and investigate websites and apps presented and contribute to a Google slides presentation detailing resources explored.  

Course Properties

Course date 03-07-2023 9:30 am
End Date 10-07-2023 5:00 pm
Fee €50.00
Speaker Elaine Cresham-Irwin & Fiona Biesty
Select Hours 20



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Sligo Education Centre

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Address: IT Campus, Ballinode, Sligo 
Eir Code: F91 WFW9 
Phone: +353 71 9138700 
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