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Politics and Society Learning Path: Key Thinker Revision Lynch Learning Path

By PDST

A selection of resources around the ideas of Politics and Society Key thinker Kathleen Lynch, all useful in revising his ideas and perspectives.
6 resources in this Learning Path

1

The Imorality of Inequality in Education

http://www.tui.ie/_fileupload/K%20Lynch%20TUI%20%20Oct%202009.ppt Added: 30 Aug 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Presentation

PowerPoint presentation given by Professor Kathleen Lynch to the Teachers Union of Ireland. Covers the social context in which inequality in education is generated and the impact of neoliberal economic thinking on education.

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How it maps to the curriculum

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Politics & Society

Strand: 1. Power & Decision Making: School

Strand unit: Topic 1: General Resources

Suggestions for use: Scholarly presentation so not suited to teh student. Will provide teachers with information on the message being promoted by Lynch.

Asset type: Presentation
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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2

Inside Education - Interview with Kathleen Lynch

http://insideeducation.podbean.com/...cation-and-social-justice-21-10-15/ Added: 30 Aug 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Audio / Video

103.2 Dublin City FM interview with Professor Kathleen Lynch (UCD) about her keynote address to teachers in 2011. She discusses ideologies that shape education and in particular the teaching of social justice. Also covers the application of market values (neoliberalism) to school management. Duration: 30 mins.

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How it maps to the curriculum

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Politics & Society

Strand: 1. Power & Decision Making: School

Suggestions for use: More teacher-focused. Will give a good outline of the thinking of Kathleen Lynch.

Asset type: Audio
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Kathleen Lynch Podcast

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/29487/29223.mp3 Added: 17 Apr 2019 Contributor: Grainne McKeever Resource type: Primary Source

Kathleen Lynch Podcast 16 Key thinkers Politics and Society

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How it maps to the curriculum

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Politics & Society

Strand: 1. Power & Decision Making: School

Strand unit: 1. Power & Decision-Making: Schools

Suggestions for use: Can be used independently or together with worksheet on Lynch

Asset type: Audio
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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4

Kathleen Lynch Worksheet

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/29473/29209.pdf Added: 17 Apr 2019 Contributor: Grainne McKeever Resource type: Worksheet

Worksheet based on Kathleen Lynch. The worksheet accompanies the podcast created by Grainne McKeever in discussion with Kathleen Lynch.

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How it maps to the curriculum

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Politics & Society

Strand: 1. Power & Decision Making: School

Strand unit: 1. Power & Decision-Making: Schools

Suggestions for use: Worksheet can be used independently or together with the podcast on Kathleen Lynch

Asset type: Document
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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5

Politics and Society Key Thinker Booklet

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/32068/31810.pdf Added: 25 Mar 2020 Contributor: PDST Resource type: Reference / Article

This booklet contains the NCCA biographies of 15 of the 17 Key thinkers named in the updated Politics and Society specification.

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Politics & Society

Suggestions for use: Background reading on the key thinkers for students. Can be assigned as reading alongside a topic or strand to encourage students to make links to the perspectives of the prescribed key thinkers.

Asset type: Document
Language: English
Rights: Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons
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An Integrated Approach to Learning, Teaching and Assessment

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/29422/29158.pdf Added: 08 Apr 2019 Contributor: PDST Resource type: Reference / Activity

The following PDST booklet 'An Integrated Approach to Learning, Teaching and Assessment' aids teachers in considering what methodologies could be used in class to support the inquiry process.

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How it maps to the curriculum

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Agriculture Science (2019)

Strand: Teaching and Learning

Strand unit: Pedagogy

Suggestions for use: Placemat: (Page 73)
Placemat can be used to encourage students to share ideas and reach a consensus about a topic or goal. It can be used to activate prior knowledge of a topic among students. It can help students share problem solving techniques, take group notes during a video/oral presentation, to summerise learning after the class or to begin an opening review of a subsequent lesson.
Anticipation Exercise: (Page 35/36)
The anticipation exercise could be utilised to assess students prior knowledge of a topic. This will give the teacher a picture of the students’ awareness of the concepts involved. However it could also be used as an assessment tool after the learning to see if the students have understood the concepts which they were presented with.
Think-Pair-Square-Share (Page 71)
The think-pair-square-share methodology can be used throughout the inquiry process to enable reflection and discussion among the pupils on the stage of the inquiry or the economic knowledge being explored.

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Language: English
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