NCCA guidelines for teachers for Senior Cycle History. Covers - the nature of the syllabus; syllabus content (including Rearch Study and Documents Based Study); teaching strategies; assessment guidelines.
Information taken from the State Examinations Commission on the Leaving Cert programme including the document-based question and the Research Study Report. Teachers should note that the specific topics referenced for the documents-based study relate to previous years.
Document prepared by the HIST in-service team to support the new History curriculum in 2004. Outlines a series of benefits to the study of History and how the new syllabus and the use of sources helps meet these benefits.
Nine page document prepared for teacher professional development. Covers connectives and sentance starters as well as writing frames. Detailed examples of how frames can be applied to History questions given for Ordinary and Higher level.
Material adapted by the History In-Service Team, from the Curriculum Planning material developed by the School Planning Development Initiative. It can be used in the context of Whole School Planning, or with the history teachers in a school working on their own initiative.
Document prepared for History in-service training and delivered in the spring of 2005. Apart from a general introduction the document outlines in detail the various topics for LMI3 and LME3 and includes key personalities and concepts for each.
Detailed 95 page document explaining how History can be used in TY. Covers the context for TY History and includes practical ideas around using blogs in class, exploring primary sources, doing historical research. Also includes sample modules on the Flight of the Earls, Granuaile and Hiroshima.
PowerPoint presentation from the HIST in-service training relating to the Research Study for Senior Cycle History. Points cover - choosing a subject; learning outcomes; sources; writing the report; evaluating sources. This presentation was made in2004 to support the then new curriculum.
Eleven page handout prepared by the History In-Service team in 2004 that was previously presented through the HIST website. Covers the examples of red Hugh O'Donnell; Irish Battles; Research studies in the arts; the Kilmichael ambush; the 'New Imperialism'; slavery; women in history; oral history.
Outline text of a presentation made to teachers as part of the 2004 In-Service training on the new History curriculum. Covers the purpose of the RSR; choosing topics; learning outcomes; sources; the actual Report.
Short article explaining how the witness statements contained on the Military Archives website can be used in History classes. Covers Junior Cycle, TY and Senior Cycle and gives specific examples - Áine Ryan (Cumman na mBan member); the funeral of Donovan Rossa
Presentation from the HIST In-Service Team in 2004 to introduce the Ducument Based Study which was part of the new History curriculum. Covers syllabus objectives, working with evidence learning outcomes, possible topics for the document study.
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