Our local ILSA support group have recently purchased some new tests, that they are kindly making available to schools to borrow. These are available from the Office in the Education Centre.
The attached list details the tests (items 1 to 14) that are available to borrow from the Education Centre. The other items listed under "Books and Reading Schemes" are also available to borrow.
Carrick On ShannonCarrick On Shannon/ ILSA (Irish Learning Support Association) Assessment and Resource Library Guidelines
Teachers can borrow items from the Library through the office at Carrick on Shannon Education Centre, Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm).
A security deposit of €20 per resource must be paid on collection of resource and will be refunded to teachers when resources are returned to the centre. Note: A cheque is preferable. The cheque will be returned once the resources are returned in the condition in which they were borrowed.
Teachers will sign out the resource being borrowed in the Assessment and Resource Library logbook.
• Resources from the library can be borrowed for one week at a time.
• Teachers/Schools who borrow a resource(s) will be responsible for returning the items borrowed from the Assessment and Resource Library, in the condition in which they received them.
Items borrowed should not be swapped between schools. It is the responsibility of the school/teacher who borrowed the item to ensure its safe return, on time, to the Education Centre.
There are also a substantial number of professional/academic publications across a wide range of subjects of use to both primary and post primary teachers who are engaged in research or further studies. This is added to, on an on going basis and suggestions from teachers are always welcome. Some of the books are listed below under the following headings: Research Books, First Steps Reading and Writing, Building Bridges of Understanding, Levelled Readers for pupils, SEN Resource books and Reference Materials.