The purpose of this resource is to visually help pupils understand change and progression over time. There are four headers in this resource: First, Next, Then and Now. There are also bars to connect the four headers. [click to continue…]
The National Folklore Collection, located in UCD, contains 740,000 pages of folklore and local tradition compiled by pupils from 5,000 primary schools in the Irish Free State between 1937 and 1939.
Known as “The Schools Collection”, the material includes oral history, topographical information, folktales and legends [click to continue…]
Dublinia, in conjunction with Dublin City Council, Scoilnet and Noho have recently launched a new Online Learning platform. Through audio-visual interactives, the platform introduces pupils to the history of Viking and medieval Dublin.
Speaking about the launch of the website, Sheila Dooley, Curator and Education Officer of Dublinia remarked that the site [click to continue…]
“One Good Turn” by Brian Gallagher is about when the Easter Rising is just over and Gerry Quinn’s life is tough. He is living with his uncle. His uncle does not treat him well and he doesn’t know that Gerry took a jacket and got caught. Then one day he wanted to run away. To find out what happens next you will have to read the book. [click to continue…]
For any class doing some work on the Titanic for History or English, these flashcards would be great for a Titanic display. They contain most of the relevant vocabulary associated with the sinking of the Titanic.
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