This course offer teachers the opportunity to consider the various inventions that have shaped our world. Some of the choices may not have been considered before as things that have shaped our world. These choices may provide wonderful opportunities for individual or class projects that incorporate many subjects.
- To understand the importance of Inventions in the development of society, the history of the human race, in the development of literacy and the impact of inventions on all of the previous.
- To know a number of pertinent facts about these inventions.
- To understand the connection between inventions and the science of the time.
- To study the actual Inventions listed.
Art Ó Súilleabháin
Art Ó Súilleabháin practised as a primary school teacher, first in St. Pat’s School in Drumcondra and then as Principal of Burriscarra NS in Mayo.
He then went on to become the ICT Advisor for Mayo before becoming Director of Mayo Education Centre. He learned his Irish from the age of eight when he moved to Corr na Móna, having been brought up in Boston (USA).
He went on to publish a number of books in Irish for children before being co-author on a series of grammar books for children (published by in 2019). He taught Irish in the CUA, a university in Washington DC as part of the Fulbright programme in 2018/19. He now lives in the Gaeltacht, in Corr na Móna, Co. na Gaillimhe.
This course runs from Monday 4th July - Friday 19th August.
Registration is now open and the last date for registration is Wednesday 17th August.
Access to the course closes at 5pm on 19th August for all participants.
This course is approved for E.P.V. certification by the Department of Education
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