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Useful Websites to Support Online Teaching and Learning

As per the statement from Leo Varadkar the school will be closed from 6pm today Thursday the 12th March 2020 until Sunday 29th of March.

Please see the below letter with guidelines for the provision of teaching and learning for the duration of that time.

Please click here for a pdf of school letter page 1 of the  letter and here for page 2

If parents/guardians have any queries please feel free to email

 larkinupdates@lcc.cdetb.ie

All students will receive work form their teachers through Office 365 or Edmodo. It is important students check this each day.

We have put together a list of online resources which will help support online teaching and learning:

General

Office 365

Edmodo

JCSP Digital Library - DEIS schools can access this resource for free

Scoil Net

Study Clix - Discount code: HOMESTUDY for €10 off

Examinations.ie

625 Points

Kahoot

Exam Learn - Junior and Leaving Cert Notes and Videos

I Revise - STUDYCENTRE for a free month of premium access

Dublin Academy of Education- over 80 videos including leaving cert english, maths, biology, geography, business and much more.

Home School.ie - Use the code STAYSAFE to get twenty euro off each lesson

Edco - Free Ebooks 

Junior Cert Students Login jcedcobooks password edco2020

Leaving Cert Students Login lcedcobooks password edco2020

Revise.ie - Free Daily Online Classes

Folens - Free Access to Digital Resources and Books. - Use Code Sec20

Accountancy

East Glendalough School Accountancy Resources

David Wilson

Art

EGS Art

Leaving Cert Art History

Biology

Biology Bugbears

The Conical Flask - Enter Biology Course and Presentations

Mr. C Biology Notes

Leaving Cert Biology Notes

Leaving Cert Biology Definitions Quizlet

Leaving Cert Biology.. Net

Senior Cycle Biology Videos

Introductory Biology Videos

Diverse Biology Videos

Physics Teacher - Biology Notes

JC Science Biodiversity

Ameoba Sisters - JC Sceince Videos

What is habitat? JC Science

Business

Junior Cert Business - Clever Cloggs Weebly

The Business Guys - Leaving Cert Business and Accountancy

Mc Carthy Business Notes

SGC Business Notes

Coding

Microsoft Make Code are offering free daily lessons in coding

English

Junior Cycle Aoifes Notes

Leaving Cert Aoifes Notes

Posters of notes for Comparative and Single Text

Hamlet No Fear Translation

Leaving Cert Poetry Notes

Mr. Tobin Leaving Cert English

IXL Maths and English Support

Mc Cardle English

Geography

Pres Wex Junior Cert Geography

Pres Wex Leaving Cert Geography

Leaving Cert Geography Notes

The Geography Page - Sample Essays

Eoin Hughes Geography Videos

Eoin Hughes Geography Drive

Internet Geography.net

History

History Matters 365

Operation History

Mount Temple Leaving Cert History

St Kevins College Leaving Cert History

Cork History Teachers Association You Tube - Leaving Cert and Junior Cycle History Videos

Home Economics

The Home Ec Room - Leaving Cert Notes

Junior and Leaving Cert Home Economics Notes

Irish

Leaving Cert Irish Notes

MccGaeilge - Leaving Cert and Junior Cert Irish Notes

Italian

http://www.impariamoitaliano.com/ which is also on Facebook.  Has great visual aids to assist learning and exercises across all levels and language skills.  Sign up to the website to get reminders to study your Italian

Learnamo - Useful for Italian Grammar

http://italianoperstranieri.mondadorieducation.it/

Maths

Mr. Barton Maths

Khan Academy

Miss B Resources

Resourceaholic

Free Access to Mangahigh for the duration of school closures

GK Tuition - Weekly Work for Maths Classes

Billy Walsh - LC and JC Maths Resources

UCD Leaving Cert Maths Videos

IXL Maths and English Support

E Maths - Junior and Leaving Cert Resources

Music

Leaving Cert Music Resources - Newschool.ie

Physics

Eureka Physics for Junior Cert Science and Intro to Leaving Cert

Resources for Teachers

Free Memberships and Services

The link below is for a google doc of education companies and resources that are offering free memberships and services for any schools that are closed due to the Coronavirus. 

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1NUKLZN7hGSu1Hzm70kfzBKs-lsSELaEMggS60Bi2O2I/edit?usp=sharing

Microsoft Teams

Here are some online tutorials for teachers who would like some support using Microsoft Teams

Cool Apps for Schools

Cool Apps for Schools

PDST Supports for Distant Learning

PDST Distance Learning

Family Resources During School Closure. From Brij Maliya Cambridge University

LIVE CAM TO THE ZOO
 San Diego Zoo offers Live Cams and Videos of Your favorite animals:

https://kids.sandiegozoo.org/videos

Smithsonian National Zoo Live webcams (Lion, Panda, & elephant)

https://nationalzoo.si.edu/webcams

Houston Zoo Webcam ( Giraffe, Gorilla, elephant, leaf cutter ants, Rhino, Chimps)

https://www.houstonzoo.org/explore/webcams/

Maryland Zoo ( Penguins, Giraffe, Flamingo, Goat)

https://www.marylandzoo.org/animals/live-cams-feeds/

Memphis Zoo Live animal cam (Panda, Hippo, elephant)

https://www.memphiszoo.org/animal-cams

Live cams  Monterey Aquarium.

https://www.montereybayaquarium.org/animals/live-cams

 VIRTUAL TOURS TO THE MUSEUMS

National Museum of Natural History (Dinosaurs, Plants, Early life, Ancient seas, Mammals, Ice Age, Genome)

https://naturalhistory.si.edu/visit/virtual-tour/past-exhibits

(African Bush Elephant & rotunda; African voices, Bone Hall, Butterfly Pavilion, Fossils, Human Origins, Ancient Egypt)

https://naturalhistory.si.edu/visit/virtual-tour/current-exhibits

(Antlers, Wet Specimens, Whale Bones)

https://naturalhistory.si.edu/visit/virtual-tour/museum-support-center-and-research-stations

Boston Children’s Museum

Museum Virtual Tour

https://www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org/museum-virtual-tour

National Museum of Wildlife Art

https://www.wildlifeart.org/visit/virtual-tour/

Louvre Museum

https://www.youvisit.com/tour/louvremuseum

Multiple Natural History Museums and Zoo

https://artsandculture.google.com/search/streetview?project=natural-history

Guggenheim Museum and Foundation, New York

https://artsandculture.google.com/streetview/solomon-r-guggenheim-museum-interior-streetview/jAHfbv3JGM2KaQ?hl=en&sv_lng=-73.95902634325634&sv_lat=40.78285751667664&sv_h=30.75703204567916&sv_p=0.06928383072430222&sv_pid=MfnUmHRyOSzMtY3vtYU05g&sv_z=0.9645743015259163

National Museum United States Air Force

http://www.nmusafvirtualtour.com/

 Virtual Journey Around the World

360-degree virtual videos tours around the world ( example: Azores, Sintra, Portugal, etc)  younger kids, Older kids, and adults)

http://www.airpano.com/360video_list.php

http://www.airpano.com/

 Movement breaks for kids at home

Movement break for Kids

https://family.gonoodle.com/

https://www.understood.org/en/learning-thinking-differences/child-learning-disabilities/movement-coordination-issues/8-gross-motor-skills-activities-for-kids

6 Easy and simple exercises for kids

https://www.verywellfamily.com/easy-exercises-for-kids-1257391

https://www.childsplayinaction.com/18-brain-breaks-make-kids-minds-happy/

(Scroll down to videos)

Movement breaks/ Brain Breaks:

https://www.understood.org/en/school-learning/learning-at-home/homework-study-skills/brain-breaks-what-you-need-to-know

Reading Story Books to Kids.

https://www.storylineonline.net/

(Videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books)

 Attention and Focusing:

Mazes for all age Kids: (helps with attention and focusing)

https://krazydad.com/mazes/

Other resources :

 

COVID-19 info and resources from MA Department of Elementary & Secondary Education:

http://www.doe.mass.edu/sfs/emergencyplan/covid19.html

How to Explain COVID-19 to a child with Anxiety.

https://www.additudemag.com/explain-coronavirus-covid-19-anxiety-adhd-child/

Social story on COVID-19

https://theautismeducator.ie/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/The-Corona-Virus-Free-Printable-Updated-2-The-Autism-Educator-.pdf

COVID 19 resource:

https://www.autismspeaks.org/science-news/what-should-autism-community-know-about-coronavirus-outbreak

 

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/caring-autism/202003/coronavirus-covid-19-what-talk-about-your-child

 

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