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The PDST Primary PE team will release new videos and activities each week for pupils to practice their fundamental movement skills at home.

PE at Home

PE at home is a collaboration between the DCU, the PDST and the Irish Heart Foundation.  These videos can be used to support strand based learning in PE.

Britannica LaunchPacks

Britannica has kindly offered FREE access to their Science and Humanities LaunchPacks. Access is available to all Scoilnet users during the school closure period.

All students in the Republic of Ireland have open and free home access to World Book Online. World Book is a trusted encyclopedia containing thousands of informational articles with stunning illustrations, videos, interactive maps, research help, and activities. During the duration of school closures, World Book Online has kindly made available a collection of all their eBooks. There are about 700 proprietary World Book titles for ages 4-18 and over 2,500 Project Gutenberg titles.
* A guide to using World Book Online as a distance learning resource is available here.

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13 - 20 July: TV programmes with a learning focus

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Short videos illustrating ways in which digital technologies can be integrated into teaching, learning and assessment.

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Digital Learning Framework provides a lens for how digital technologies can be used to support teaching, learning and assessment.

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Free online courses for teachers with a focus on integrating digital technology in teaching, learning and assessment.

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