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 […]
Spring is in the air and with Easter fast approaching, we at the Primary Planning Tool have created an Easter theme for fifth and sixth class and integrated it across all eleven curriculum subject areas. We have also added links to some useful websites where you will find helpful ideas and resources. The Primary Planning […]
The Primary Planning Tool has been designed to streamline the planning process, from Whole-school Plan to Long-term Plans, to Short-term Plans, to Cuntais Míosúla. This functionality also allows you to create yearly or termly Long-term Plans from which you can derive your Short-term Plans. Creating Short-term Plans Creating Short-term Plans couldn’t be easier using the pre-populated NCCA Primary […]
We are delighted to announce the latest incarnation of the Primary Planning Tool app which will see our platform go mobile. We know how important it is for you as a teacher to have your plans to-hand. This new feature represents our commitment to supporting your planning needs, allowing you focus on teaching. Introducing the […]
The Primary Planning Tool facilitates the effortless integration of Christmas activities into your curriculum planning. We have created this Christmas theme as an example of our thematic planning feature in the Primary Planning Tool.
We have now updated the Primary Planning Tool to support multi-class planning. This is a significant new addition to the tool if you or your colleagues who teach in a multi-class setting.
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.
Language enables children to engage emotionally, socially, cognitively, imaginatively and aesthetically in relationships and cultural experiences. It empowers children to develop their thinking, expression, reflection, critique and empathy, and it supports the development of self-efficacy, identity and full participation in society.” – NCCA, “Primary Language Curriculum”, p. 18.
Cuntais Míosúla Creating effective Short-term Plans is key to success in the classroom. With the Primary Planning Tool, your teachers will be able to automatically generate their Cuntais Míosúla based on the completed elements of their Short-Term Plans. This allows teachers to reflect on each students learning outcomes and the overall class progression. This approach ensures all teachers Cuntais […]
Reports The Primary Planning Tool quickly and easily allows principals to gain insight into submitted plans and reports from teachers. Principals can view, export to PDF or print their teachers Long-term Plans, Short-term Plans and Cuntais Míosúla within the platform. Any updates made to the plans will be automatically reflected in the principal’s view ensuring that […]