The sky is not falling in … there are more resources than ever to study at home right now in fun ways!
I’ll keep updating this page with the ideas and resources as they role in…
LC/JC help – I like this one as its available to all & you don’t have to be able to read the play!
Shakespeare – Hamlet 11/04/20 RTÉ2, 11.25 am
Shakespeare – The Tempest 12/04/20 RTÉ2, 10.50 am
Shakespeare – King Lear 18/04/20 RTÉ2, 10.35 am
Shakespeare – A Midsummer Nights Dream – 19/04/20 RTÉ2, 10.35 am
Shakespeare – As You Like It – 25/04/20 RTÉ2, 9.45 am
This is a really good list on online revision sites – All high school levels/subjects. Ignore if it says A-level and you are doing the leaving cert! It’s the same level – maybe a little more involved which isn’t a bad thing…
This is your chance to use all the open resources from Khan Academy to YouTube to Podcasts – think outside the box here!
These are a series of images to show effective ways to study!
Even if we end up with a computer-based exam – have blank paper to write out your ideas once you’ve read the questions
LC/ High school Biology sections and experiments:
Biology bugbears: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGuBY43N719wlQ0e17nbKRQ
PBS Space time: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7_gcs09iThXybpVgjHZ_7g
Sci show: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZYTClx2T1of7BRZ86-8fow
Trey the explainer: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOuWeOkMrq84u5LY6apWQ8Q
PBS eons: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzR-rom72PHN9Zg7RML9EbA
Stand up Maths: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSju5G2aFaWMqn-_0YBtq5A
Stand up Physics: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUHW94eEFW7hkUMVaZz4eDg
This guy looks at random questions in science, and tries to answer them. Some of his videos revolve around superheroes from the movies too:
Because Science: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvG04Y09q0HExnIjdgaqcDQ
Stuff you missed in history class podcast
It’s on iTunes. There’s a huge back catalogue, start with topics you’re interested in.
General history channels:
Kings and generals: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMmaBzfCCwZ2KqaBJjkj0fw
History Civilis: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCv_vLHiWVBh_FR9vbeuiY-A
Weird history: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCc-N24Y5OA0gqbjBwe1ttfA
History Marche: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8MX9ECowgDMTOnFTE8EUJw
These 2 look at things in history like weapons and things we assume about the past that are incorrect.
History School notes LC/High School level
Especially the reading comprehensions.
Pick three news articles, read them, sum them up in your own words. Sounds simple, but it works!
For LC/High School texts
They have character notes, summaries, etc for all the Shakespeare, Great Gatsby, Dolls house, etc. A wealth of content.
Shakespeare in fun ways
Art history from MOMA
My own podcast
How to deal with self-isolation for the whole family – including working from home for the first time.
How teens can cope with self-isolation
The dummies guide to Homeschooling in self-isolation
Homeschooling for Teens