So the countdown is on and the State exams are in seven weeks. As a parent of an exam student, there are a few things you can do now to help your child remain calm and steady and get through the exams with the minimum amount of stress and anxiety. Know the exam timetable Knowing […]
What are marking milestones and how can they help students ace the Junior Cert maths exam? Shane Flanagan, maths teacher at The Institute of Education explains this and other aspects of the Junior Cert maths exam in the short video below.
1) Start to lengthen your study sessions now… 2) Work with exam papers… 3) Be comfortable using your calculator before the exam… These are just some of the tips for students preparing to sit the Junior Cert maths exam this June. Watch the video below to get more great advice on the exam from Shane […]
Need some help with Junior Certificate Higher Level Maths? Shane Flanagan, Maths teacher at The Institute of Education, has put together some useful online tutorials to help with your revision for the Junior Cert Maths exam. The questions and solutions covered in the tutorials deal with the following three topics: Quadratic Functions Trigonometry Perimeter area […]
In 2014 a new approach to Junior Certificate English was introduced for students entering secondary school. Those students are now in 3rd Year and will be the first group to sit the Junior Cycle English Exam in 2017. Before looking closely at that, however, let’s just glance back briefly to 2014 and recall what the […]
Did you know that learning to read a poem properly can give you a better understanding of what it’s about and the themes it explores? Cathy Sweeney, English teacher at The Institute of Education, has some helpful advice for students preparing to sit the new Junior Cycle English exam this June. Approach a poem as […]