Junior Cycle - Science

 
 

Key Skills

 

 

 


 

Key Skills in Junior Cert

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There are six key skills in junior cert. For information on each one  click here.

 

Some information on methodologies to support the implementatin of key skills in your classroom. 

 

Differentiation

 Planning to support mixed ability teaching

 Questions using Bloom's Taxonomy

 

 

                             LINKS TO CURRICULUM BASED RESOURCES

 scoilnet.ie

 

 Examinations.ie   

 studyclix

 

 NCTE Web Resources

 Skoool.ie

 

 e-xamit   

 etests  

  Science Fact sheet

 

 

The following methodoligies can be used for implementing key skills:

 

Graphic Organisers

"A picture is worth a thousand words."

 

What is a concrete model/graphic organiser?

 

A concrete model/graphic organiser is usually a one page form with blank areas for the student to fill in ideas and information.  Some organisers are very specific while others can be used with many topics.    Read more

 

Graphic Organisers for Teaching and Learning

Blank Graphic Organisers for class use (with some samples)

 

 

Little Book Methodology

 

The Little Book Methodology is a way of getting students to learn small pieces of information (e.g. definitions) by teaching each other. 

 

How to create and use the Little Book

Powerpoint for demonstrating the Little Book to students

 

 

Links to Web 2.0 Tools for Creating Resources
Video Animoto
Video Download Photo Story
Sound Recording Download Audacity
Word Clouds Wordle
World Clouds with shapes Tagxedo
Crosswords, Wordsearches Puzzle Maker
Flashcards and Vocabulary Quizlet
Flashcards, Hangman, Crosswords, Matching Exercises Studystack