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DESCRIPTION: Learn how to use the SEAI Primary Science Resources in the classroom. This one hour interactive workshop held over zoom will give you all the tools you need to teach Energy and Sustainability in the SESE curriculum. We will explain the key features of our free online resources including interactive whiteboard use, inquiry based science approaches and the spiral nature of the programme.

The session will take the following format:
Overview of the SEAI resources and workshops available
Overview of the programme and curriculum context Demonstration of one of the Interactive Whiteboard resources
Demonstration of how the interactive whiteboard resources can be used to aid with the exploring, planning and evaluating stages of a Design and Make activity
This is an active session where participants will be encouraged to have their cameras on and interact with each other and with the facilitator through the use of Mentimeter, chat and full group discussion.

Una Halpin has been working as a facilitator with the SEAI school’s programme since 2012 delivering junior primary and senior primary pupil workshops and second level student workshops as well as teacher CPD.

Una has also been involved in developing new content for workshops for all levels, has developed and delivered primary school teacher summer courses, has worked on the JCT STE(A)M in Junior cycle initiative on behalf of SEAI for the past 3 years developing teacher CPD for Junior cert teachers, has presented workshops and run activities at various conferences and events on behalf of SEAI and has most recently has been involved in adapting existing workshops and developing new resources that are suitable for online delivery. The aim of all SEAI workshops is to engage both students and teachers with the topic of energy and climate change using practical curriculum linked hands on activities and investigations to explain the science and inspire people to make a positive contribution to tackling climate change.

Una also works with Science Foundation Ireland and ESERO Ireland on the Discover Primary Science and Maths programme and is a Heritage Specialist on the Heritage in Schools scheme. For more information about SEAI school programmes see schools/

Course Details

Start Date 09-11-2021 7:00 pm
End Date 09-11-2021 8:00 pm
Individual Price Free
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Donegal Education Centre,
Floor 2/3, Pier 1,
Quay Street
Donegal Town
Co. Donegal

Phone: 353 - (074) 97 23487
Fax: 353 - (074) 97 23787
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Floor 2/3, Pier 1, Quay Street, Donegal Town, Co. Donegal.