What Teachers Should Know About Aspergers

What Teachers Should Know About Aspergers

Teachers sometimes do not understand aspergers. Over the years i have had some brilliant teachers and some who don’t teach in a way aspies can benefit. They don’t do it deliberately but if they understood it would be a lot more easy to teach us. And there are some...
Guest Post: Read With Biff, Chip and Kipper App

Guest Post: Read With Biff, Chip and Kipper App

Adorning many book bag, library shelves, and homes around the country, teachers and parents will be familiar with the adventures of Biff, Chip and Kipper as young readers grapple to improve their reading skills. Millions of children have learned to read and love these...
Dates For Your Diary For the New School Year

Dates For Your Diary For the New School Year

Many thanks to Ciara Brennan (@PrimEdTeacher on Twitter) for compiling this great 2nd annual list of dates to keep in mind when doing lesson planning for the forthcoming school year. All of these dates give teachers great opportunities to celebrate special occasions...
Guest Post: Sports Day – Co-operative or Competitive?

Guest Post: Sports Day – Co-operative or Competitive?

It’s that time of the year again! Sports Days are taking place in many primary schools over the next few weeks. Many schools may consider approaching the day as fun, inclusive and non-competitive which encourages all children to be involved. The Irish Primary PE...
Guest Post: Actions in Video App

Guest Post: Actions in Video App

As I have a child with Down Syndrome, I’m always looking for educational materials for him. I came across an App called Actions in Video, which was launched in Cork on April 5th. Geraldine Moran, who developed the App, is a Speech and Language therapist. She knows...