Advancing history education

The past is never dead. It's not even past.
William Faulkner, Requiem for a Nun quoted by Barack Obama
Cork History Teachers Assoc.


Published 2nd September 2020

Cork HTA


Provisional Programme

September teacher seminar

1. Online teaching

  • Introduction to the technology of Microsoft Teams - Sorcha Nagle
  • Introduction to the technology of Google Classroom - Ryan Gallagher
  • How to get the best out of online presentations – Christian O’Connor

2. How to get everything covered in JC History – Stacy Stout

3. TeachMeet

  • The RSR – organising from a teacher’s point of view - Seamus Carr
  • Chatterpix & Flipgrid – avoiding traditional style correcting – Edel Ní Loinsigh

October teacher seminar

  1. Planning and implementation of CBA2. Some ideas and strategies for the classroom, including online resources. – Katie Guerin
  2. Teaching a Twentieth Century Topic - Dan Campion
  3. Online testing for JC & LC – the most useful method with the least marking – Jennifer Browne
  4. TeachMeet
  • Making Leaving Cert History accessible for weaker students – Catherine Watson
  • Teaching Commemorations – Edel Ní Loingsigh

November student seminar

  1. RSR – Vincent Foley
  2. USA case studies  - Johnson & Vietnam – Dermot Lucey

                                    Montgomery Bus Boycott – Patrick Hickey

                                    The Moon Landing 1969 – Vincent O’Connell