Using ICT in History
History teacher Frieda Crehan, from Malahide Community School discusses how technology can be used to support student research and active learning.
The Famine - An Gorta Mór
PPT about the Famine, its causes and aftermath.
The Great Irish Famine Online
University College Cork and Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht provides us with new ways of seeing the Famine
Dublinia: Viking & Medieval Ireland
Discover Dublin through the Viking and Medieval times.
Collections showcase featured resources shared by national bodies, organisations and teachers through the Scoilnet portal.
Threads is an initiative that provides an online space for schools to store and share their student’s oral history projects. Threads is all about encouraging students to become active ‘oral historians’ and to engage in the collection of stories and history about their locality and to gather living people’s testimony about their own experiences and memories.
Scoilnet has licensed a number of tools so as to give teachers and students using Scoilnet free access to the Irish Newspaper Archives, Irish Times Archives, Dictionary of Irish Biography, Maps, and JSTOR.
Access national and local newspapers covering hundreds of years of Irish history.
OSi’s large scale maps, aerial photography, historic maps and Discovery series maps for the Republic of Ireland.
A biographical reference work for Ireland. Free to access Spring 2020. Sample activities inside.
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