Jackie Pierce taught Maths, Science and Biology in St Michael’s Holy Faith Secondary School, Finglas, Dublin 11 for more than 30 years. She brings to these workbooks a wealth of experience. During her time at St Michael’s she worked as co-ordinator of the LCA programme, was highly involved in the school’s Resource Department and a was a member of NALCAC. Her initial involvement with LCA was teaching Science as an elective. Then she became a PDST facilitator for LCA Science. She was highly driven to answer the teacher’s need for good LCA teaching resources. She jointly compiled 3 workbooks for the Science modules which can be sourced on the PDST website. During her years teaching LCA Maths, she designed worksheets for use in her own classroom. These worksheets, now feature in the LCA Maths workbooks.
Her main objective is to engage the students with their own learning and for this experience to be meaningful, worthwhile and enjoyable.
Adrienne Webb has taught Mathematics, Geography and ICT at St. Michael’s Holy Faith Secondary School, Finglas more than 30 years. She has a Masters Degree in Education (Digital Learning). Her experience is wide ranging and includes time spent as National Co-ordinator of the Schools Integration Project (SIP) with NCTE – now PDST, Technology in Education, chairperson of the Computers in Education Society of Ireland and lecturer in Quantitative Reasoning on the ALBA programme in All Hallows College.
She has taught the Mathematical Applications module since the start of the LCA programme and has also taught the Computer Specialism. Her passion is to make number accessible to all, regardless of ability and to make the work engaging and current.