new primary language curriculum

New Primary Language Curriculum Overview

With the new Primary Language Curriculum in the implementation stage, we decided to take a look at the overall structure of the new language curriculum and try to clarify how the various elements are presented and how you should interact with them. Structure, Relationships and Processes As you know the new curriculum is being implemented […]

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Make a copy of your Short-term Plans

You can now avoid having to re-populate the various additional content sections every time you create a new Short-term Plan. We recommend that you create a Short-term Plan with all of your fixed content (Methodologies, Resources, etc) in place. You can then copy the fixed content into your Short-term Plans every fortnight and then insert […]

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Thematic Planning: Science Week 2017

Science Week is an annual event which is aimed at creating interest and excitement around the topic of science. Science week is all about showing students how science is all around us and how it plays a vital role in our daily lives.

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Multi-class Planning Made Easy

With the Primary Planning Tool, you can easily create Long-term Plans, Short-term Plans and Cuntais Míosúla for your Multi-class setting. This feature ensures that you can take curriculum content and additional content from different class levels and add them to your plans for one combined class group. Multi-class Planning Made Easy We recognise the difficulties […]

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Collaborative Planning Made Easy

Want to be able to collaborate on one Long-term Plan with colleagues from the same class level? With the Primary Planning Tool, multiple teachers can now contribute to one collective Long-term Plan. Each contributor will then be able to create individual Short-term Plan and Cuntais Míosúla based on this plan.   Collaborative Planning Primary Planning […]

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Creating a new Long-term Plan

With the Primary Planning Tool, all of your Long-term Plans, Short-term Plans and Cuntais Míosúla are archived for reference and reuse. This saves you valuable time and ensures that you can continually refine your lesson plans to create a more holistic learning experience for your pupils. However, we know that many of you would have changed class, which along […]

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Long-term Plan Templates

With the Primary Planning Tool, you can now collaborate on Long-term Plan templates with colleagues from the same class level. With this feature, multiple teachers can create one Long-term Plan template for a class level. Each teacher can then create individual Short-term Plans and Cuntais Míosúla based on this template. You have the option of creating templates from […]

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Primary Planning Tool Archive

With the Primary Planning Tool Archive, all of your lesson plans will be saved for future reference or reuse. Archived plans can be reviewed, turned into templates, or reused with updated academic dates. This feature ensures that you have the time and resources to continually refine your lesson plans and provide your pupils with a holistic […]

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Getting started with the Primary Planning Tool

Case Study: Getting Started with the Primary Planning Tool

  We recently asked one of our newest community members to document the initial processes they used when implementing the Primary Planning Tool. Like many of you around the country, Our Lady’s Grove were looking to create a uniformed system which streamlined the planning process and allowed them to focus on the art of teaching.  […]

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Tech Week Theme - Primary Planning Tool

Integrate ICT into Your Planning with Our Tech Week Theme

Tech Week is a nationwide festival of technology, made up of a range of classroom and community activities taking place across Ireland. These activities aim to give pupils a chance to develop an interest in technology subjects, learn new skills, be creative and have a lot of fun. We here, at the Primary Planning Tool, have […]

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