Spring CPD Series: Teaching hands-on Primary STEM

CPD workshops that cultivate curiosity!

The SFI Discover Primary Science and Maths programme (DPSM) and the European Space Education Resource Office (ESERO Ireland) are now offering places to individual teachers wishing to build their confidence in teaching STEM subjects.

  • FREE workshops delivered by STEM education experts to build your knowledge and confidence in STEM teaching.
  • Use a practical, hands-on approach which links directly to the SESE curriculum.
  • Tools that you can use in the classroom or when teaching STEM online.
  • Each workshop is 2 x 1hr Zoom sessions spread over two weeks.

During the workshops you will be introduced to the DPSM/ESERO Framework for Enquiry and new DPSM activities which enable you to harness students’ curiosity to lead your STEM lessons.

This supports the enhancing of teacher capacity as outlined in Pillar 2 of the STEM Education Policy Statement

Workshop 1 – Topic: Biodiversity & Environment
Birds, Trees, Bees & Seasons
When: 16:00 – 17:00, Wed 12th May & Wed 19th May – NOTE: 2 x 1 hour workshops

Curriculum Link: Living Things, Environmental Awareness & Care (also inc. Maths, Engineering)

This workshop will look at hands-on learning through the topic of biodiversity. Increase your knowledge of the native biodiversity surrounding us whilst exploring the possibilities of using the outdoor environment for rich STEM learning. From designing simple habitat maps, exploring your local area and identifying native species, you will learn to spot the opportunities to use science, technology, engineering and maths from a different angle.

To register: https://forms.office.com/r/G46QvNJRQ6