Senior Cycle Geography - Key Skills


Key Skills






The following methodoligies can be used for implementing key skills:


Active Learning Methodologies


Active Learning Using Multimedia


Active Methodologies Booklet


Assessment for Learning


Effective Questioning


Questions using Bloom's Taxonomy


Cooperative Learning 

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