Table Quizzes are a great way for pupils to learn so many different skills. They help with listening skills, team work, and the reinforcement of the learning content of that particular table quiz. They are also great at particular times of the year and allow the class/school to focus on a particular topic through the medium of the table quiz. [click to continue…]
This January over 2,700 4th, 5th and 6th class students from across the country will be at the RDS Primary Science Fair (PSF) with their class projects that answer questions such as ‘Do cows have blue eyes?’ ‘Why don’t aeroplanes fall from the sky?’ and ‘What type of cup keeps liquid hot the longest?’
Such was the interest in the fair that a 43% increase in applicants saw the 2015 event oversubscribed by 130%, with half of the schools being first time entrants. [click to continue…]
Fit4Skool is a new, innovative online resource to increase physical activity and healthy eating in school. It will support teachers in the delivery of the P.E. curriculum by incorporating fundamental movements and skills, warm-up games, stretches and assessments.
The content is delivered through a digital learning platform allowing the children to engage in an exciting and stimulating manner. The content is age appropriate and students can access the programme at home using their individual access codes. [click to continue…]
It’s that time of year again when the educational blogosphere turns its attention to the international Edublog Awards which is now in its eleventh year. Apart from Seomra Ranga (which has been nominated in three different categories), Irish blogs feature in the nominations for many of the categories. I’m also delighted that many of the Seomra Ranga nominees have made it to the final list. The following is a list of the Irish nominees [click to continue…]
Seomra Ranga has again this year been selected as a finalist in the international Edublog Awards in three different categories: Best Individual Blog, Best Teacher Blog and Best Ed Tech/Resource Sharing Blog. The Edublog Awards were set up to promote and celebrate the value of blogs and social media in education. Seomra Ranga previously won the overall Best Individual Blog at the Edublog Awards 2012.
Many thanks to those who nominated Seomra Ranga for different categories this year. Now is the time to ask for your votes. [click to continue…]