Design Roots has everything you need for Junior Cycle Wood Technology, with exciting projects, engaging content and active learning.
The Design Roots package includes:
Design Roots Project and Activity Book: Guides students through a choice of 22 problem-driven projects and provides useful revision questions for each chapter of the textbook
Design Roots Teacher’s Planning Guide: Provides invaluable support for teachers, including Units of Learning, a Three-Year Plan and Assessment Guidelines
A suite of digital resources, including editable planning documents, PowerPoints and SolidWorks files, all available on www.gillexplore.ie.
Free eBook of the textbook: See inside front cover for details. Adopting teachers also get access to free eBooks of the Project and Activity Book and Teacher’s Planning Guide. Gill Education eBooks are accessible both online and offline.
Keelin Leahy is the Course Director of the Teacher Education Degree Programme, Technology Education, at the University of Limerick. She holds a PhD in design-based teaching strategies for second-level education. She played a key role in the development of the Junior Cycle Wood Technology Specification, and is an experienced examiner.
Ruairí Farrell is a practising Wood Technology teacher with 10 years’ experience. He teaches in St Laurence College, Loughlinstown, Co. Dublin.