Make 14 Cards

by admin on 18/01/2017

This resource is aimed at pupils in junior/middle classes or SEN pupils. Its aim is to help pupils who are beginning to learn addition tables. It could also be used as an assessment tool for addition tables. There are fifteen cards for pupils to Make 14.

Laminate all of the pages in the resource. Cut up the number sentence cards, the answers base board and the small answer numbers. Adhere Velcro to the blank boxes on the number sentences, the blank boxes on the answers base board and to the rear of the answer numbers. [click to continue…]

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Mata Focal: Briathra

by admin on 18/01/2017

Seo mata focal le roinnt briathra san Aimsir Chaite ar bhileog amháin. Bheadh sé oiriúnach do scríbhneoireacht cruthaitheach sa seomra ranga.

Tá cóip freisin sa chomhad atá dubh/bán más mian leat. [click to continue…]

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Make 13 Cards

by admin on 16/01/2017

This resource is aimed at pupils in junior/middle classes or SEN pupils. Its aim is to help pupils who are beginning to learn addition tables. It could also be used as an assessment tool for addition tables. There are fourteen cards for pupils to Make 13.

Laminate all of the pages in the resource. Cut up the number sentence cards, the answers base board and the small answer numbers. Adhere Velcro to the blank boxes on the number sentences, the blank boxes on the answers base board and to the rear of the answer numbers. [click to continue…]

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Make 11 Cards

by admin on 16/01/2017

This resource is aimed at pupils in junior/middle classes or SEN pupils. Its aim is to help pupils who are beginning to learn addition tables. It could also be used as an assessment tool for addition tables. There are twelve cards for pupils to Make 11.

Laminate all of the pages in the resource. Cut up the number sentence cards, the answers base board and the small answer numbers. Adhere Velcro to the blank boxes on the number sentences, the blank boxes on the answers base board and to the rear of the answer numbers. [click to continue…]

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Initial Hard C Words 02

by admin on 15/01/2017

This resource is aimed at pupils in junior classes or pupils with speech and language difficulties. It focuses on the correct pronunciation of the initial hard “C” sound. This resource also aims to encourage the development of oral language skills.

In order for the resource to be used again and again with a pupil, it is suggested that all pages should be laminated and cut up into individual cards. [click to continue…]

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Book Review: The Making of Mollie

January 13, 2017

This book was about a girl called Mollie and her friend Nora. Mollie has an ordinary life until she discovers that her sister, Phyllis, is a suffragette. Mollie’s world changes in ways she couldn’t have imagined as she discovers the lengths that women have to go to for their basic human rights.

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Rights Sparks Workshops From Amnesty Ireland

January 12, 2017

Amnesty International Ireland run an Irish Aid funded CPD programme for primary school teachers called Rights Sparks. The Rights Sparks programme provides free CPD workshops to primary school teachers on human rights and development education methodologies which can be integrated into the curriculum.

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Initial Hard C Words 01

January 12, 2017

This resource is aimed at pupils in junior classes or pupils with speech and language difficulties. It focuses on the correct pronunciation of the initial hard “C” sound. This resource also aims to encourage the development of oral language skills. In order for the resource to be used again and again with a pupil, it […]

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What’s The Answer?

January 8, 2017

This resource is intended as a mental/oral maths activity. There are 36 different flashcards with sums to be worked out. They use the numbers 1-9 with four different flashcards for each number. Each flashcard uses the four operators (+, -, x, ÷) in a different order, but using the same digit.

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Mata Focal: Sneachta

January 8, 2017

Seo foclóir ag baint leis an téama “Sneachta” ar bhileog amháin. Bheadh sé oiriúnach do scríbhneoireacht cruthaitheach faoin téama “Sneachta” nó “An Geimhreadh”. Tá cóip freisin sa chomhad atá dubh/bán más maith leat.

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Digital Age of Consent

January 7, 2017

I must admit that I wasn’t aware until recently that there existed a notion called the “Digital Age of Consent“. Apparently the European Union will in 2018 enact legislation, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), to determine the age at which providers of online goods and services (eg. gaming platforms and social media apps and websites) […]

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Noun or Verb?

January 6, 2017

Is it a noun or is it a verb? Do I spell it with a “C” or with an “S”? Most adults won’t be able to tell you the answer. This resource focuses on the words advice/advise, licence/license, practice/practise and prophecy/prophesy. It contains 10 pages of material to display in the classroom to teach pupils […]

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What Is The ‘Flu?

January 6, 2017

With the ‘Flu virus being prominent in the news at the moment, it might be an opportune time to do a lesson with pupils about the ‘flu so that they can be better informed about it. This Powerpoint presentation gives lots of information about the ‘Flu virus.

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BGE Student Theatre Awards

January 6, 2017

Now in it’s 4th year, the Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre Awards gives students, teachers and schools a chance to be recognised and rewarded for their participation in the dramatic arts. There are lots of budding actors, singers, dancers, choreographers and writers in schools and this might be their opportunity to shine.

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New ICT Infrastructure Grant To Be Paid

January 3, 2017

The Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton, has announced a new grant for the purchase of ICT infrastructure. Today’s announcement of a €30m investment is the first part of the implementation of the government’s €210m Digital Strategy for Schools 2015-2020, first launched by the previous Minister, Jan O’ Sullivan in November 2015.

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