Outdoor Classroom Day

Outdoor Classroom Day

Outdoor Classroom Day, a worldwide day with a focus on learning and playing outdoors in school, takes place on Thursday May 18th. Its aim is to give teachers and pupils an opportunity to try learning outside the classroom for the first time. For others who regularly...
Poetry Day Resources

Poetry Day Resources

Poetry Day Ireland, a national celebration of poetry and poets, takes place this Thursday 27th April. With the theme of “Poetry Connects“, schools are encouraged to get pupils reading, performing and composing poetry. Seomra Ranga has some poetry resources...
Poetry Day Ireland

Poetry Day Ireland

Poetry Day Ireland is a major one-day festival of Irish poets and poetry at home and abroad. This year Poetry Day Ireland takes place on Thursday 27 April and the theme for the 2017 event is “Poetry Connects“. Events will be taking place all over the...
Book Review: The Little Black Sheep

Book Review: The Little Black Sheep

I reviewed “The Little Black Sheep” by Elizabeth Shaw. I enjoyed reading it very much. It would appeal to children in First and Second class. It might be a bit easy for older children – it didn’t take me long to read it. It was an interesting story and the...
Book Review: Time After Time

Book Review: Time After Time

Summary This book is about Molly and Beth, two 12 year old girls who are best friends. They go through a doorway and accidentally travel back in time to July 1984! Beth decides that she has to go and meet her mum who died when Beth was a baby. Together Molly and Beth...
CESI Conference Revisited

CESI Conference Revisited

A very successful CESI (Computers in Education Society of Ireland) Conference was recently held in Dublin. “Making Connections – Transformation Through Technology and Teamwork” was the theme of the conference. The Regency Hotel was the venue on Friday night for...