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The Use of ICT in Teaching Mathematics (SIP001)
This project aimed to integrate ICT seamlessly into the Mathematics curriculum in the Transition Year Option (TYO) and the Junior Cycle, each being treated as a separate project.
Duration
18 months
Lead Organisation
Holy Rosary College, Co. Galway CBS High School, Co. Tipperary
Project Aims
  • To identify and exploit the advantages of selected software packages for mathematics teaching and learning.
  • To implement the technology in the Pilot schools in support of the mathematics curriculum by utilising those already trained by the NCTE in August 1998.
  • To utilise the Teaching Skills Initiative to provide in-service for additional teachers.
  • To provide a structure by which individual schools within the project can pursue their own individual focus and feed into the main projects.
Indicative Outcomes
  • The development of technology-based support materials and pedagogical approaches for mathematics teaching/learning in TYO and in the Junior Cycle.
  • Establishment of educational networks to develop good practice in the use of ICT both nationally and internationally in support of mathematics teaching and learning.
  • Establishment of partnership networks with the community, industry and business.
Participating Schools
Marist College, Co. Westmeath
Sacred Heart Secondary School, Co. Cork
Portmarnock Community School, Co. Dublin
Christ King Secondary School, Cork
St Joseph's Secondary School, Co. Clare
Maynooth Post-Primary School, Co. Kildare
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