Aistear


Course description

AISTEAR

 

Aistear is a curriculum framework from the NCCA aimed at children from 0-6 years

This series of four workshops will introduce teachers to Aistear through the following topics:

 

Workshop 1: An Introduction to Aistear - 6th June

  • Introduce you to Aistear and look at how some of the key ideas in Aistear can be used with the Primary School Curriculum.
  • Describe and show how play can be used to support children’s learning in infant classrooms and give guidelines on using the Aistear approach during the hour of child-led play/and using playful activities throughout the day.

 

Workshop 2: Planning & Organising for Play and Playful Activities - 13th June

Explore what Aistear says about play including different types of play and introduce the idea of an hour of child-led play each day in single-grade and multi-grade classrooms. It will also offer practical ideas for creating a playful classroom and for planning space, resources and time.

 

Workshop 3: Language & Literacy through Play & Playful Activities - 20th June

  • Supporting children’s language and literacy through child-led and playful activities.
  • Identifying ways to assess children’s language and literacy through play.
  • Exploring how a play methodology can be used with the new Primary Language Curriculum.
  • Looking at practical ideas for working with parents to support their children’s language and literacy.
 

Workshop 4: Maths Through Play & Playful Activities - 27th June

  • Explore in a practical, hands-on way how to use play to support maths learning and development. It will focus on the following areas:
  • Supporting children’s mathematical learning through child-led and playful activities.
  • Identifying ways to assess children’s mathematics through play.
  • Looking at practical ideas for working with parents to support their children’s learning in mathematics.

 

Certificate of Completion and Aistear book included.

Category Primary
Date Thursday 06 June 2019 - Thursday 27 June 2019
Time 7pm - 9pm
Presenters Catherine Murray Aistear
Code 19-1812-SPR
Fee €40.00
Venue Cork Education Support Centre, Cork
Places 11 places remaining
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