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A mixed methods investigation of effective online comprehension strategy instruction within the Irish Primary School context
(Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, 2016)
This study was based on an embedded mixed methods design. In this study, qualitative data was embedded within a quasi-field experimental design. The researcher adopted quantitative methods to test the hypothesis that a ...
10 ways to encourage beginning reading in an Emirati home
(International Printing Press, 2011)
Parents worldwide play a significant role in the development of their children’s reading (Trelease, 2006). Yet, the fostering of home reading practices seems to be a challenge in both the United Arab Emirates and wider ...
Using electronic books to engage young readers
(I.N.T.O. [Irish National Teachers Organisation], 2013-02)
Electronic books offer a fun, interactive, multimedia rich approach to sharing stories with children. Although teaching reading has traditionally focused on using conventional printed books, there is a growing shift ...
Coiglímis an Tine: Réamhrá agus Scéalta Grinn: 'Seán Chiarraí'.
(Oidreacht Chorca Dhuibhne, 2010)
Exploring the impact of lesson study on the theory-practice gap in pre-service teacher education
(Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, 2013)
Studies of initial teacher education have repeatedly revealed a disparity between the theory taught in teacher education programmes and the subsequent practice of these teachers in the classroom (Allen, Butler-Mader & ...
Student teachers’ evolving conceptions of self, learning and teaching: a longitudinal study (Pre-published version)
(Taylor & Francis [Routledge], 2019)
Access to elementary school teaching in Ireland is provided through concurrent and consecutive programmes of teacher education which are accredited by the professional standards body for the teaching profession, The Teaching ...
Literacy in transition, literacy at the transitions: (Dis)continuities in literacy’s position in the broader curriculum (Pre-published version)
(Literacy Association of Ireland, 2018)
Literacy has been conceptualised and reconceptualised, positioned and repositioned, backgrounded and foregrounded in myriad ways in Irish schools over the past decades and centuries. While it has always tended to dominate ...
“It’s very hard to know how much is the EAL and how much is the learning difficulty”: Challenges in organising support for EAL learners in Irish primary schools (Pre-published version)
(ILSA [Irish Learning Support Association], 2018)
The growth in linguistic diversity in Irish primary schools presents significant opportunities. Learners for whom English is an additional language (EAL) contribute to the rich tapestry of our classrooms. However, ensuring ...