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Hospital Video Resource

by admin on 29/07/2016

ben_and_taraAward-winning animation studio Cartoon Saloon has teamed up with Temple Street Children’s University Hospital to create a short video to help prepare children who are going into hospital for an operation.

Called “Ben and Tara’s Visit to the Hospital”, the video is narrated by “Moone Boy” star Chris O’ Dowd. [click to continue…]

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The Secret Life of the Shannon

by admin on 27/07/2014

The Secret Life of the ShannonFilmed over a two year period, The Secret Life of the Shannon, a Crossing the Line production in association with RTÉ, is a natural history two-part documentary series broadcast recently on RTÉ. It brings viewers on a truly spectacular journey along the River Shannon, revealing the secret lives of its wild inhabitants. [click to continue…]

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“Wagon Wheel” as Gaeilge

by admin on 12/01/2014

Seo na focail agus an fís-scannán don amhrán “Wagon Wheel”, curtha le chéile ag na múinteoirí agus na scoláirí ar chúrsa samhraidh i gColáiste Lurgan, i gConamara. B’fhéidir go bhfuil an fonn ar eolas ag na daltaí sna hardranganna. Mar sin, b’fhéidir go dtaitneoidh sé leis na daltaí agus beidh suim acu chun é a fhoghlaim. Bheadh sé an-oiriúnach do Sheachtain na Gaeilge freisin. Is féidir na focail a híoslódáil thíos. Fís-scannáin eile ar TG Lurgan ar YouTube.

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The Life and Times of Nelson Mandela

by admin on 11/12/2013

With the funeral of the world-famous Nelson Mandela taking place this weekend, I’ve just come across this four part animated video on the Life and Times of Nelson Mandela, created by the Nelson Mandela Foundation.  It is suitable for senior classes and it deals with his life from his early childhood up to the holding of democratic elections in 1994 and the abolition of apartheid.

 Part 1

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Resources Websites

by admin on 31/10/2013

Martin Burrett of the ICT Magic wiki has just released this video which has some cool recommendations of websites that teachers and pupils will enjoy using in the classroom. There are suggestions for a great animation website using Scratch-like coding, a website where pupils can learn about coding, an iPad movie-making app, a geography website and a D-Day history website as well as a couple more.

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The Skeleton Dance

October 17, 2013

Kids will love this seasonal action song from the Super Simple Learning website. It’s one of those songs where they have to get out of their seats and join in!

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8X Tables Song

July 4, 2013

This short video might appeal to pupils learning the 8X Tables. It’s from the Education City website. I think it’s a subscription website so there don’t appear to be any more videos available on YouTube for the other multiplication tables. Nevertheless, I’m sure teachers will make use out of this one.

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Safe Cross Code Dance

May 20, 2013

If you are teaching Road Safety lessons in SPHE, you might like to teach the Safe Cross Code song and dance. I think kids might enjoy this!

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Easter 1916 Rising

April 11, 2013

This video show great original footage of the devastating aftermath of the Easter 1916 Rising. It shows the destruction caused to the city’s buildings after only five days of fighting.

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Easter 1916 Rising

April 8, 2013

This video explains a little about the personalities involved in the 1916 Rising, as well as the results of the Rising. It contains some actual video footage from the time.

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Autism and Me

April 2, 2013

To mark World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD), I’m publishing this video called “Autism and Me”. It explains about Autism for the general public from the perspective of a teenager.

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Making Blog Comments

March 29, 2013

Getting pupils blogging is a great dimension to add to the class dynamic. It is most rewarding for both the pupils and the teacher. I have written a previous post about commencing a class blog with my 6th class this year. It has been well received by pupils and parents alike. The pupils quite like […]

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Your Song as Gaeilge

March 14, 2013

Seo na focail agus an fís-scannán don amhrán “Seo É D’Amhrán” (Your Song). B’fhéidir go bhfuil an fonn ar eolas ag na daltaí sna hardranganna. (beidh sé ar eolas ag an múinteoir, cinnte!) Mar sin, b’fhéidir go dtaitneoidh sé leis na daltaí agus beidh suim acu chun é a fhoghlaim. Bheadh sé an-oiriúnach do Sheachtain […]

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Ireland’s Call

March 10, 2013

Use this video to help teach your pupils the anthem “Ireland’s Call”. The lyrics can be downloaded below.  

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Amhrán na bhFiann

March 10, 2013

Use this video to help your pupils learn “Amhrán na bhFiann”, our National Anthem. The lyrics can be downloaded below.

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