CoderDojo Conference 2014

by admin on 22/09/2014

DojoCon 2014The 3rd Annual International CoderDojo Conference (DojoCon) is set to take place on Friday October 3rd (evening) and Saturday October 4th in Sligo. The conference will gather together Parents, Mentors, Educators, Technologists and pretty much anybody with an interest in CoderDojo. The theme for the Conference is “Look to the Stars; Enthuse, Create, Collaborate“. In particular the conference aims to get people on the ground to learn and share what works and encourage the enormous number of new Dojos with their stories. [click to continue…]

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Mata Focal: An Fómhar

by admin on 21/09/2014

Mata Focal An FómharSeo foclóir ag baint leis an téama “An Fómhar” ar bhileog amháin. Bheadh sé oiriúnach do scríbhneoireacht cruthaitheach ag an am seo den bhliain.

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Number Puzzle 03

by admin on 21/09/2014

Number Puzzle 03This resource is aimed at pupils in junior/middle classes or SEN pupils at the beginning of work on skip counting. It is based on consolidation of even numbers 2-20 in a fun way. The resource features a transport theme with images of cars and a jeep. [click to continue…]

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Peg Addition 01

by admin on 21/09/2014

Peg Addition 01This resource is aimed at pupils in middle classes or SEN pupils at the beginning of work on addition of tens and units. It is based on addition without regrouping. Laminate all of the pages in the resource and cut up into thirty-two separate cards. Pupils should work out the sum on the left side of each card (adding tens & adding units to get an answer) and place a clothes peg on the correct answer on the right of the card. [click to continue…]

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Peg Fractions 04

by admin on 21/09/2014

Peg Fractions 04This resource is aimed at pupils in middle classes or SEN pupils at the beginning of work on fractions. It is based on quarters and eighths of shapes. Laminate all of the pages in the resource and cut up into twelve separate cards. Pupils should work out the fraction on the left side of each card and place a clothes peg on the correct answer on the right of the card. [click to continue…]

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Number Puzzle 02

September 20, 2014

This resource is aimed at pupils in middle classes or SEN pupils at the beginning of work on tens and units. It is based on consolidation of the numbers 10-20 in a fun way. The resource features six animals from My Cute Graphics website – cow, horse, bear, elephant, polar bear and dinosaur. Laminate all of […]

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Peg Abacus 01

September 20, 2014

This resource is aimed at pupils in middle classes or SEN pupils at the beginning of work on tens and units. Laminate all of the pages in the resource and cut up into twenty separate cards. Pupils should work out the number that is represented on the abacus on the left side of each card […]

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Peg Comprehension: Peppa Pig Nature Trail

September 20, 2014

This resource is aimed at junior pupils or SEN pupils at the beginning of literacy work on comprehension. It is based on the Ladybird “Read It Yourself (Level 1)” version of the story, but could probably be used with any version. Either the pupil reads the story themselves, or the teacher/SNA reads the story to […]

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Number Puzzle 01

September 18, 2014

This resource is aimed at junior or SEN pupils at the beginning of work on numeracy. It is based on consolidation of the numbers 1-10 in a fun way. The resource features six animals from My Cute Graphics website – cow, horse, bear, elephant, polar bear and dinosaur. Laminate all of the pages in the […]

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Tree Day 2014

September 17, 2014

The Tree Council of Ireland, supported by Tetra Pak, is calling on primary schools around Ireland to plant a tree to mark Tree Day 2014 on Thursday 9th October. As part of this year’s campaign, themed ‘What Can We Learn About Trees?’ or ‘Cad Is Féidir Linn A Fhoghlaim Faoi Chrainn?’, over 1,000 alder trees […]

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Peg Numbers 04

September 17, 2014

This resource is aimed at infant/middle or SEN pupils at the beginning of work on numeracy. It is based on the association of the numbers 0-10 with their equivalent word name. Laminate all of the pages in the resource and cut up into eleven separate cards. Pupils should look at the number on the left side […]

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Peg Fractions 03

September 17, 2014

This resource is aimed at pupils in middle classes or SEN pupils at the beginning of work on fractions. It is based on halves and quarters of shapes. Laminate all of the pages in the resource and cut up into sixteen separate cards. Pupils should work out the fraction on the left side of each card […]

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Book Review: Black Wreath

September 17, 2014

The book is about a fair haired boy that lived in the 1700’s called James Lovett. He was the son of Lord Dunmain and the heir to the Lord Dunmain title. His father was a horrible man and for money he left his only son to live on the dangerous streets of Dublin. James had […]

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Peg Notation Boards 01

September 15, 2014

This resource is aimed at pupils in middle classes or SEN pupils at the beginning of work on tens and units. Laminate all of the pages in the resource and cut up into twenty separate cards. Pupils should work out the number that is represented on the notation board on the left side of each card and […]

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RDS Primary Science Fair 2015

September 15, 2014

Can we drop an egg from a height and not let it break? This was just one of the questions investigated by primary school pupils at the RDS Primary Science Fair last year. This year’s event takes place in January alongside the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition. The image to the left shows pupils from Timolin NS, […]

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