Science Community of Practice- Junior Cycle Science

Science Community of Practice- Junior Cycle Science

Science C.P

Community of Practice (CoP) – Junior Cycle Science

This is an informal session, and its aim is to encourage and facilitate discussion amongst teachers

The second session will focus on:

  • Work on arrangements of practical lessons - readjusting after covid, sharing expertise, what is best practice? Ideas for most beneficial ways to facilitate for teachers and students. Health & Safety issues all will be discussed transformatively.
  • NEW: New assessment for/of learning platform in association with Examcraft - Discussion - School Sign up
  • Feedback from last session - 2020-2021 - CBA 1- EEI - seek clarification around common issues. Feedback from Nature of Science - issues with variable etc. for assessments. Time into looking into samples of exemplary CBAs may occur in this session depending on time.
  • AOB - Contact Wexford Education Centre to reach facilitator for any concerns that may need to be addressed at next brief session. Raise issues for October Meeting.

About the Facilitator:

Jonathan Reynolds is a post primary teacher in Junior and Senior Sciences in Ramsgrange Community School, Co. Wexford for the past ten years, previously teaching in Yeats College Waterford and Westmeath ETB.

He is an experienced written examiner for Junior Cycle Science and Junior Cycle Mock examination process setting and correcting Mock examinations for Ordinary & Higher-Level Agricultural Science and correcting Leaving Certificate Biology & Chemistry (both levels).

He has recently completed a Master of Education in School Leadership focusing on leadership in the introduction of Nurture Groups in tackling Social Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties (SEBD) in primary and post primary schools in the Irish context.

He is currently a part time associate for JCT with CSPE. This year Jonathan has joined the Cosán Framework for teachers learning as a facilitator with the Teaching Council.

Course Details

Course Start Date / Time 06-09-2021 7:00 pm
Course End Date / Time 06-09-2021 8:00 pm
Registration Start Date 12-07-2021
Capacity 100
Cut off date 06-09-2021 5:00 pm
Fee Free
Number Hours 1
Speaker Jonathan Reynolds
Location Online Course
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