Dathanna – Cártaí Meaitseála

by admin on 30/08/2014

Dathanna - Cártaí MeaitseálaThis resource is aimed at junior/middle class pupils pupils. It is based on matching colours their word name as Gaeilge, with a “cloud” theme. Laminate all of the pages in the resource and cut up into twelve separate cards. Pupils should look at the star on the left of each card. The pupil should then attach a peg  or place a counter/cube on the matching colour word on the right side of each card. [click to continue…]

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Silly Sentences 03

by admin on 30/08/2014

Silly Sentences 03This resource is aimed at junior/middle pupils or SEN pupils at the beginning of work on literacy. It focuses on sentence construction in a fun way. There are eight pages in the resource which should be laminated and cut up into 31 separate cards. Pupils choose four cards and put them together in the correct order to make the silly sentence. The colour-coded strips on the last page of the resource are to show pupils the order in which to place the cards in order to make the sentence. [click to continue…]

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Mata Focal: An Teilifís

by admin on 28/08/2014

Mata Focal An TeilifísSeo foclóir ag baint leis an téama An Teilifís ar bhileog amháin. Bheadh sé oiriúnach do scríbhneoireacht cruthaitheach faoin teilifís.

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Book Review: Viva Alice

by admin on 28/08/2014

Viva AliceThe main characters are Alice and Megan who are best friends. Alice and Megan like hanging out together. Alice lives in a small apartment and Megan lives in a big house. Alice and Megan’s moms are both obsessed with something. Alice’s mom is obsessed with everything having to be clean and Megan’s mom is obsessed with organic foods.

When Alice’s mom wants to throw a party it becomes a disaster. Megan has to step up and help her out by helping to organise and calm her down. However, when Megan was asked to go to Lanzarote her mom declines because she has a health and safety issue. [click to continue…]

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Peg Colour Word Match

by admin on 28/08/2014

Peg Colour Word MatchThis resource is aimed at infant/junior pupils or SEN pupils. It is based on matching colours their word name, with a “star” theme. Laminate all of the pages in the resource and cut up into twelve separate cards. Pupils should look at the star on the left of each card. The pupil should then attach a peg to the matching colour word on the right side of each card. [click to continue…]

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Peg Fractions 01

August 28, 2014

This resource is aimed at pupils in middle classes or SEN pupils at the beginning of work on fractions. It is based on finding a half of a number up to twenty. Laminate all of the pages in the resource and cut up into ten separate cards. Pupils should work out the fraction on the left […]

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Teach Your Monster To Read App

August 26, 2014

Developed by the Usborne Foundation, Teach Your Monster To Read (First Steps) is an iPad app aimed at younger pupils embarking on the road to reading. It is presented in a game format which should appeal to younger pupils. They have to initially create a personalised monster which is then brought on a journey around […]

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Agriculture in Spain

August 25, 2014

This Powerpoint resource focuses on agriculture in Spain. It looks at the problems associated with growing crops in Spain. Examples of crops grown are mentioned along with a map of the areas where they are generally grown. (.ppt file 771 KB)

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The Olympic Games

August 25, 2014

This Powerpoint resource looks at the history of the Olympic Games from the first Olympics in Greece to the modern games. It explains about the Olympic Flag and the Olympic Flame and gives a sample list of sports included in the modern games.

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Environmental Care and Awareness

August 25, 2014

This Powerpoint resource on Environmental Care and Awareness focuses on the human impact on the environment. It looks at air pollution, water pollution, industrialisation, acid rain, deforestation and global warming and the effects that each of these have on our natural environment.

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Guest Post: Read With Biff, Chip and Kipper App

August 24, 2014

Adorning many book bag, library shelves, and homes around the country, teachers and parents will be familiar with the adventures of Biff, Chip and Kipper as young readers grapple to improve their reading skills. Millions of children have learned to read and love these fabulous, entertaining and educational books. Hundreds of thousands of parents trust […]

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Dates For Your Diary For the New School Year

August 23, 2014

Many thanks to Ciara Brennan (@PrimEdTeacher on Twitter) for compiling this great 2nd annual list of dates to keep in mind when doing lesson planning for the forthcoming school year. All of these dates give teachers great opportunities to celebrate special occasions in school and to see how they can be integrated into the curriculum […]

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Book Review: Finding A Voice

August 22, 2014

“Finding a Voice” by Kim Hood is a story of friendship and has many themes relating to it such as feeling lonely and not fitting in. It is also about the assumptions people often make about people with disability. The main character in the book is teenage girl Jo who faces two main difficulties in […]

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Dúisigh a Bhríd – Ceacht 24: Ag Fanacht Le Mamaí

August 3, 2014

Dúisigh a Bhríd – Ceacht 24: Ag Fanacht le Mamaí; cuid de chúrsa comhrá Gaeilge le haghaidh Rang II, á chur le chéile ag an Roinn Oideachais blianta ó shin. Obair digiteach déanta ag Seomra Ranga i mbliana. B’fhéidir go bhfuil cuid den acmhainn seo “as dáta”, ach bain úsáid as in aon slí más […]

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Dúisigh a Bhríd – Ceacht 26: Siopa Éadaí

August 3, 2014

Dúisigh a Bhríd – Ceacht 26: Siopa Éadaí; cuid de chúrsa comhrá Gaeilge le haghaidh Rang II, á chur le chéile ag an Roinn Oideachais blianta ó shin. Obair digiteach déanta ag Seomra Ranga i mbliana. B’fhéidir go bhfuil cuid den acmhainn seo “as dáta”, ach bain úsáid as in aon slí más mian leat.

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