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  Autumn 2015 Professional Development Workshops
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....Arrow...Completing the Student Design Brief – (DCG). ...Arrow....

A one day (5 hour) workshop focussing on the DCG Student Assignment, teacher guidelines and suggested pedagogy to achieve the aims and objectives of the syllabus. Workshop will feature classroom management tips, samples resources, teaching aids and much more.

  • Target Group:     Newly qualified DCG Teachers or teachers who may not have taught the subject in recent years.

Saturday the 19th September 2015 in the Laois Education Centre from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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....Arrow...Construction Studies – Preparing Students for Assessment. ...Arrow...
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..........(Covering Course Work, Project & Practical)

A one day (5 hour) workshop with suggestions and practical advice on how to achieve the aims and objectives of the Construction Studies syllabus, pedagogical approaches, classroom management, teaching resources and project work.

  • Target Group:     Newly qualified DCG Teachers or teachers who may not have taught the subject in recent years.

Saturday the 26th September 2015 in the Laois Education Centre from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 
 
 
 

....Arrow...Teaching the DCG syllabus....Arrow...

A one day (5 hour) workshop focusing on the DCG syllabus but excluding the Student Design Brief. The workshop will focus on the teacher guidelines and suggested pedagogy to achieve the aims and objectives of the syllabus. It features classroom management tips, sample resources, teaching aids and much more.

  • Target Group:     Newly qualified DCG Teachers or teachers who may not have taught the subject in recent years.

Saturday the 10th October 2015 in the Laois Education Centre from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 
 
 
 

....Arrow...Introduction to programming a (PIC) microchip ....Arrow...

Introduction to programming a (PIC) microchip and the advantages of using the chip in project design. Participants will get an opportunity to create and take away sample programmes on how to control and program a microchip. This is a basic introductory course and no prior knowledge of control technology, or programming is necessary.

  • Target Group:    Teachers of Technology and Engineering.  May also be of interest to teachers of Construction Studies.  

Tuesday the 13th October 2015 in the Laois Education Centre from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

 
 
 
       
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CAD Computer Specifications

Details of the Computer specifications for CAD Computers available through the DES 2015 hardware grant for schools for use in DCG can be found under the CAD & SolidWorks link on the left of the screen.

 

Updated Room Layouts

Updated Room Layouts for Post Primary Schools are currently available in both CAD and PDF format from the DES website.

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New JC & LC Technology Books

Golden Key Publishers, who published “Technology for Leaving Certificate” in 2015 have informed us that “Technology for Junior Certificate” by Paul Enright will be available in August 2016 .

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ICT for teaching & Learning

Example of a flipped learning approach in a Tech Graphics class.

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