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#edchatie 261

A weekly discussion by Irish educators. This week the topic was "CBAs - how are teachers (and more importantly students) coping as each new subject roles out?” The online discussion took place took place Mon 10th September, 2018.
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COGG Oideachas @CoggOid

#edchatie ar ais don scoilbhliain nua agus MRBanna (CBAs) na Sraithe Sóisearaí idir chaibidil anocht. twitter.com/fboss/status/1…

11/09/2018 00:12:56 WIB
Irish Education News @IrishEducation

Don't forget #edchatie happens every Monday 20:30-21:30. Join in the discussion with Irish Educators.

11/09/2018 01:30:07 WIB
fboss @fboss

Flex your typing fingers - tonight's #edchatie discussion begins in 5 minutes time. We’re discussing “CBAs - how are teachers (and more importantly students) coping as each new subject roles out?” Join in online and share with a colleague along!

11/09/2018 02:25:00 WIB
fboss @fboss

Welcome to tonight's #edchatie discussion. As usual, before we begin, please introduce yourself. Remember to always include the #edchatie hashtag in all tweets for the next hour so they cab be compiled in the transcript

11/09/2018 02:30:00 WIB
Aishling Donohoe @AshDonohoe

Hi all, Aishling here pp Science and Maths teacher. First #edchatie of the year for me. Great topic to discuss!

11/09/2018 02:31:55 WIB
Aishling Donohoe @AshDonohoe

@shffnn Don't panic, lots of support available from other teachers and pdst. #edchatie

11/09/2018 02:34:13 WIB
Emma Daniel 👩‍🔬🔬🧫🧬🌿 @AGRIemma

@fboss Hi to all here at tonight's #edchatie I'm Emma, post primary science teacher.

11/09/2018 02:34:16 WIB
fboss @fboss

Fred Boss, 2nd level Art teacher, currently with @NCCAie CBAs are a Post Primary thing, so wondering if any Primary or Third Level people will turn out tonight? #edchatie

11/09/2018 02:35:10 WIB
Liam Guilfoyle @LiamDGuilfoyle

@fboss #edchatie intro: Liam here👋, post-primary science ed background, recently started as a research officer in the University of Oxford but still very interested in what's happening for teachers&students at home - so I'm more listening and asking questions than contributing tonight.

11/09/2018 02:35:17 WIB
Aishling Donohoe @AshDonohoe

I'm a fan of the CBA (in science anyway) and find students really shine completing them! One issue I have is that they are all planned for same time of yr. Lot of work for students at an already busy time! #edchatie

11/09/2018 02:35:51 WIB
Ciara Reilly @PrimEdTeacher

An absolutely fascinating show on BBC1 now all about 7,000+ schools in England that are now run by private trusts. They're not *supposed* to profit in this role, and yet... #edchatie

11/09/2018 02:36:20 WIB
Emer Whyte @EmerWhyte

Hi all. Emer here. English and Geography teacher in the west. Rarely make #edchatie but love to follow!

11/09/2018 02:37:45 WIB
Dr Wayne Gibbons @TheWayneGibbons

@fboss Hi. I’m Wayne, a lecturer. I’ve just come across the #edchatie a few minutes ago, so I’ll try to dip in when I can.

11/09/2018 02:38:36 WIB
Liam Guilfoyle @LiamDGuilfoyle

@AshDonohoe Did you find you needed to introduce CBA-like activities early on? If so, when and how? #edchatie

11/09/2018 02:38:51 WIB
fboss @fboss

Ok - let's begin. I guess you can see CBAs in the Framework = education.ie/en/Publication… But most teachers will probably be more familiar/interested in their own subject-specific ones. Check out curriculumonline.ie/Junior-cycle #edchatie

11/09/2018 02:40:42 WIB
Conor Murphy @conorsmurf

A short thread for tonight's discussion. CBAs (subjects do two classroom based assessments, one of which is a presentation) are an example of what happens when someone has a good idea but hasn't thought through how best to implement that idea. #edchatie

11/09/2018 02:40:57 WIB
Ciara Reilly @PrimEdTeacher

This is a fantastic resource, and rather timely to share considering the findings of the @CyberSafeIE Annual Report today. #edchatie twitter.com/Webwise_Irelan…

11/09/2018 02:41:16 WIB
J. Sweeney @mssweeneyhomeec

#edchatie not stressed about the CBA's in my subject as not a huge change per say but I do think as more & more subjects/CBA's are rolled out we are going to move away from one of their original intentions - to alleviate stress of terminal exam as so many are packed in together

11/09/2018 02:41:30 WIB
Sandra Ní Dhubhda @dhubhda

Interesting programme on an Academy Chain school on BBC now. Very alarming! #edchatie

11/09/2018 02:41:39 WIB
Aishling Donohoe @AshDonohoe

@LiamDGuilfoyle I gave my students the opportunity to design their own expts from the beginning of 2nd yr. Gave them limited list of ewuipment and set boundaries. They planned within them. I supervised expts and they wrote it up after. Worked v well! #edchatie

11/09/2018 02:43:42 WIB
John Heffernan @johnmayo

#edchatie Some teachers I talked to while I was in the States were shocked that we had an all or nothing terminal exam esp. with no repeats. Lots of CBA and woe be you if you do not keep up todate with your marking.

11/09/2018 02:44:57 WIB
Emer Whyte @EmerWhyte

My 1st experience with CBAs opened my eyes to the possibility of all students' sense of achievement when given choice and flexibility. I was also surprised at my own bias or perception of what students were capable of. A learning journey for both teacher and students #edchatie

11/09/2018 02:45:22 WIB
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