Ireland

St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is March 17th.  Here are five places to find ideas for teaching about St. Patrick’s Day: 5 St. Patrick’s Day ESL Activities Delivered Straight from the End of the Rainbow Free Resources for Teaching About St. Patrick’s Day St. Patrick’s Day teaching resources The Best Sites for Learning about St. Patrick’s Day… Read more

LiteracyTools.ie

The Irish National Adult Literacy Agency (NALA) has developed a new website with print exercises, online exercises, games and resources for tutors. It’s a useful for resource for adult students, tutors and teachers. Visit LiteracyTools.ie to browse through the resources.

Math Eyes

Adults believe that the real world mathematics they can do in life and work is just ‘common sense’ the real world mathematics they can’t do is mathematics. Having Maths Eyes changes the view of mathematics as being something everyone just does in school. With “maths eyes,” people see the mathematics they do every day so… Read more

Tutor Tips from Ireland

The National Adult Literacy Agency of Ireland held a Tutors’ Forum earlier this year. The following four videos showcase some of the tips and strategies that were offered for teaching reading and writing.

Learning through Gardening

Today is Earth Day, a good time to think of embedding learning in gardening. Developed for adult literacy tutors, Learning Through Gardening is pack of four modules from Ireland. The modules cover math, digital literacy, communications and horticulture. Worksheets and tutor notes with tips and suggestions are included.  Click here to access this resource. And,… Read more