Instagram for Your Class or School

by admin on 29/09/2016

instagramInstagram is a mobile photo and video sharing app and social networking platform that allows users to upload photos and videos to share with friends and followers either privately or publicly. It also allows you to edit the photos and to use filters to create some cool effects.

While perhaps not as popular as some of the other social media platforms, it is still very popular. Like other social media platforms, [click to continue…]

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Sentence Strips 14

by admin on 28/09/2016

sentence_strips_14aThis resource is aimed at pupils in first to third classes or SEN pupils. Its purpose is to assist with the understanding of both sentence structure and reading for meaning. These sentences are made up of six words.

Laminate all of the pages in the resource. Cut out the five sentence strips and the corresponding words, which are colour co-ordinated to assist with matching. Place velcro in each of the boxes on the sentence strips and on the rear of the individual words. [click to continue…]

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Spelling Strips 5 – 01

by admin on 28/09/2016

spelling_strips_5_01This resource is aimed at pupils in first to third classes or SEN pupils on the road to learning to spell. These spelling strips are made up of words of five letters. There are twelve spellings in the set.

There are a number of ways to use the resource. There is a set of strips with the spelling outline and a set of strips with blank spaces.

Laminate all of the pages in the resource. Cut out the twelve spelling strips [click to continue…]

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Space Week 2016

by admin on 27/09/2016

space_weekSpace Week, Ireland’s newest national STEM week in parallel with World Space Week, takes place from October 3rd to 8th. It is a special week to focus on the wonders and realities of the Universe around us.

Participating in Space Week with your class means you will use the powers of creativity, critical thinking, science, technology, engineering and maths to help shape your understanding of life on Earth and our place in Space. [click to continue…]

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george_speaks_novel“George Speaks”, a novel by Dick King Smith (author of “The Sheep Pig” and “The Hodgeheg”), is about a baby called George, sister to Laura and son to Mum and Dad. However, George is no ordinary small baby. He does all the usual baby things like sleep a lot, drink milk, wear nappies – however George, very early in life, discovers he can speak. He first divulges the secret to his sister Laura, and later to his parents.

The story of the novel, told in eight chapters, concerns the first year of George’s life [click to continue…]

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Materials Matching

September 26, 2016

This resource is aimed at pupils in junior/middle classes or SEN pupils with speech and language difficulties. It assumes an ability to read. The materials vocabulary would also need to be taught in advance. Its aim is to assess whether pupils can match the materials-related words with the appropriate images. It links with SESE Science. Laminate all […]

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Alphabetical Order Ladder 05

September 26, 2016

This resource is aimed at giving pupils practice of ordering words by alphabetical order. The vocabulary used are in groups eg. colours, numbers, rooms in the house etc. There are six different sets of words to place in order, with seven words in each set. Laminate all pages in the resource. Leave page 1 intact and cut up […]

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Materials Bingo

September 25, 2016

Educational bingo games are a great way for pupils to learn so many different skills. They help with listening skills, visual discrimination, group work, turn taking and the reinforcement of the learning content of that particular bingo game. This bingo game focuses on the theme of “Materials” in SESE Science and it features images like […]

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Ordinal Number Arrows 02

September 22, 2016

Ordinal Numbers are numbers that tell the position of items in a list eg. 1st, 2nd, 3rd etc. The ordinal number flashcards in this resource are portrait and three to a page. Included are flashcards from 1st to 12th as well as a header which says “Ordinal Numbers”. The flashcards could simply be laminated and used […]

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300 Square Patterns

September 22, 2016

This worksheet for pupils features sections of a maths square cut out where the missing numbers have to be filled in. The worksheets focus on numbers 200 – 300. There are six different puzzles to solve on each page. The pupils have to use their knowledge of maths squares to work out the missing numbers, using strategies […]

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Ordinal Number Arrows 01

September 22, 2016

Ordinal Numbers are numbers that tell the position of items in a list eg. 1st, 2nd, 3rd etc. The ordinal number flashcards in this resource are landscape and three to a page. Included are flashcards from 1st to 12th as well as a header which says “Ordinal Numbers”. The flashcards could simply be laminated and […]

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Daoine Ag Obair

September 22, 2016

Bileog oibre atá i gceist san acmhainn seo, má tá tú ag múineadh gairmeacha beatha sa seomra ranga. Tá dhá rud le déanamh ar an mbileog – “Líon na Bearnaí” agus “Léigh agus Tarraing”. (comhad .pdf 118 KB)

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200 Square Patterns

September 21, 2016

This worksheet for pupils features sections of a maths square cut out where the missing numbers have to be filled in. The worksheets focus on numbers 100 – 200. There are six different puzzles to solve on each page. The pupils have to use their knowledge of maths squares to work out the missing numbers, using strategies […]

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Noise Levels

September 13, 2016

It can be difficult to control the noise levels in the classroom at the best of times, especially in classes in the lower end of the primary school. Different noise levels are allowable at different times during the day, depending on the lesson or activity. But how are pupils to know what is allowable at […]

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Hard and Soft Sorting

September 6, 2016

This resource is aimed at pupils in junior classes or pupils with speech and language difficulties. It focuses on the concept of the difference between hard and soft objects. This resource also aims to encourage the development of oral language skills. All four pages should firstly be laminated. The small images on pages 3/4 should be […]

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