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Enhancing the Effectiveness of Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Literacy and Numeracy


Enhancing the Effectiveness of Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Literacy and Numeracy

Experience the convenience of attending this Online Blended Summer Courses from the comfort of your own home.

Dates: July 3rd - 10th     Facilitators: Elaine Cresham & Fiona Biesty      Fee: €50.00

Synchronous - 10 hrs live online via Zoom.

  • Monday July 3rd   9.30am – 2pm
  • Tuesday July 4th30am – 11.30am
  • Thursday July 6th30am – 2pm

Asynchronous - 10 hrs online activities to be completed in your own time

This innovative online Summer course has been developed to promote the most effective teaching approaches and resources available to support teaching, learning and assessment of literacy and numeracy in the classroom. Collaboration and the sharing of knowledge will be a key element of this course, and opportunities will be provided for teachers to share apps, websites and practices with their colleagues.  

Course Content:

  • Effective Teaching Approaches for Literacy and Numeracy
  • Team Teaching Approaches
  • Using G Suite for Education
  • Maintaining a meaningful focus on literacy & numeracy by integrating appropriate approaches and digital technologies
  • Assessment for Literacy and Numeracy
  • Effective inclusion of all learners
  • Creating the best possible learning opportunities for all pupils    

There will be a high level of interaction during the live online sessions which will include presentations, debates, discussions, quizzes, teamwork, assignments, Q & A, and feedback. There will be a strong emphasis on fun throughout the week involving icebreakers, Kahoot quizzes for revision and virtual coffee breaks to encourage discussion and chat. During the independent online activities, participants will be encouraged to explore and investigate websites and apps presented and contribute to a Google slides presentation detailing resources explored


Course Properties

Course date 03-07-2023 9:15 am
End Date 10-07-2023 5:00 pm
Fee €50.00
Speaker Elaine Cresham-Irwin & Fiona Biesty
Select Hours 20
Location Online Blended