School level
edTV

edTV

TV programmes with a learning focus 16 - 21 January

 

 

The Secret Rules Of Modern Living: Algorithms

BBC Four   Wednesday, 23.30 - 00.30  

A documentary focusing on how modern life has been taken over by mathematical algorithms. Learn how the algorithms are the secret to the digital world, where algorithms came from, how they work and what they might be able to do in the future. Mathematician, Marcus du Sautoy demystifies the hidden world of the algorithms by showing some of the most essential algorithms.

RTÉ News Special: US Presidential Inauguration

RTÉ One   Friday , 16.30 - 17.40 

On January 20th 2017, the eyes of the world will be on Donald Trump as he takes the oath of office and is sworn in as America’s 45th president. Coverage from Washington, DC.

Exploring China: A Culinary Adventure

BBC Two     Saturday,  12.00- 13.00

Chinese New Year is approaching, 28th January 2017 - the year of the rooster. This documentary will enlighten viewers about the Chinese western frontier of Yunnan and Kashgar. Presenters Ken Hom and Ching-He Huang will learn the culture and cuisines of China along with how the communities are trying to keep their traditions alive.

Congo 1961 - Leigear Jadotville

TG4  Sunday , 19.30 - 20.30

The second of a two part documentary. Surviving Irish veterans reveal how they managed to hold out against superior forces besieging them at Jadotville due to the dispositions of their leader, Comdt. Pat Quinlan. Despite many instances of bravery no medals were ever awarded.

Cuir acmhainn leis

Did you know that your Internet Explorer is out of date

To get the best possible experience using our website we recommend that you upgrade to a newer version or other web browser.

Upgrade your browser now

Registering for a Scoilnet Account – your first step to contributing and sharing

What you need...

To register for a Scoilnet Account you will need to have a Teaching Council number and a roll number for your school in Ireland.

If you already have a Scoilnet Account then you can sign in here.

The benefits...

A Scoilnet account will allow you to upload your resources or weblinks to Scoilnet as well as enabling you to share and add resources to a favourites listing. Users who have a Scoilnet Account will also be able to fully access Scoilnet Maps and Census@School from home.


Register

Add this resource to your Learning Path

You need to login before you can add this resource to a Learning Path

Login