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My Adopted Soldier


What is My Adopted Soldier? is an online education tool for History teachers and students that helps create meaningful connections to history, making it easier to teach and learn. The platform is a collaborative space which provides soldier data to history students and guides them through the process of researching and creating a digital archive on their ‘Adopted’ soldier. These archives are often stories that have never been told and are curated by students often a similar age to the soldiers they are remembering.
Product Features;
● A collaborative space for teachers & students
● Step-by-step guidance in researching and creating an archive
● Research & Digital Literacy Modules
● Teachers dashboard to monitor, correct and publish archive projects
● Teachers can set project outlines and resources
● Teachers can chat and connect with their students during the project
● All resources and learning materials in one place
● Published archives become online public resource
● Students awarded a certificate of competency in Digital Archiving

The product gives teachers a full suite of educational resources related to WWI, 1916 Rising, the War of Independence, the Civil War and other conflicts. is specifically developed to align with the curriculum for Leaving Cert, Transition Years and the upcoming Junior Cycle.  This presentation is free to attend and are also offering early sign-up offers to attendees | for more information | |

Date:    Monday 24 th September 2018
Venue:   Sligo Education Centre
Time:   7pm – 8pm
Facilitator:   Aidan Rafferty


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