Animal Homes QR Codes

by admin on 16/10/2016

guess_the_animal_home_qr_codeWe’re doing some work on animal homes at the moment as part of a theme on Houses and Homes. We did lots of work on identifying the names of a variety of animals and the names of the special homes that they live in.

As part of a follow-up to those lessons, I created these QR codes using the QR Stuff website, both as an assessment tool and as a fun way to integrate some technology [click to continue…]


History Timelines

by admin on 02/10/2016

history_timelinesThe 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…]


Space Week 2016

by admin on 27/09/2016

space_weekSpace Week, Ireland’s newest national STEM week in parallel with World Space Week, takes place from October 3rd to 8th. It is a special week to focus on the wonders and realities of the Universe around us.

Participating in Space Week with your class means you will use the powers of creativity, critical thinking, science, technology, engineering and maths to help shape your understanding of life on Earth and our place in Space. [click to continue…]


Materials Bingo

by admin on 25/09/2016

materials_bingoEducational bingo games are a great way for pupils to learn so many different skills. They help with listening skills, visual discrimination, group work, turn taking and the reinforcement of the learning content of that particular bingo game.

This bingo game focuses on the theme of “Materials” in SESE Science and it features images like glass, metal, stone, leather, material etc. It is aimed at a group of six pupils, so it would be useful for Station Teaching [click to continue…]


Dú Website

by admin on 29/07/2016

duchasieThe 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…]


New Dublinia Interactive Resources Site

May 7, 2016

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

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Census 2016 Resources

April 14, 2016

The 2016 Census will take place on Sunday April 24th next, when every household in the country will complete their Census form. The census is a count of the population of the country. It also asks questions relating to every person in the country on Census night to collect information on a variety of important […]

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Signs of Spring 2016

March 5, 2016

It’s that time of year again for our Signs of Spring Twitter Project 2016. With Easter falling so early this year, it’s better to do this project before, rather than after, Easter. This will be our 5th year of this event and it gives teachers and pupils a chance to look about and observe the […]

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Book Review – One Good Turn

February 29, 2016

“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 […]

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Titanic Vocabulary

February 16, 2016

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. (.pdf file 171 KB)

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An tAontas Eorpach

February 15, 2016

Seo mata focal le hainmneacha na tíortha atá mar bhall san Aontach Eorpach ar aon bhileog amháin. Tá siad liosta in ord aibítre. Tá an siombal € tar éis na tíortha atá mar bhall den Eurozone freisin. Tá alt ar an mata focal freisin faoi míniú brat an AE. (Comhad .pdf 167 KB)

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EU Bookmarks

February 15, 2016

This bookmarks contain the names of all 28 countries in the European Union to assist pupils when they are learning about the EU. They are listed alphabetically for easy learning. (.pdf file 205 KB)

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Sorting Electricity

February 7, 2016

This resource is aimed at pupils in junior classes or pupils with speech and language difficulties. Categorisation is an important skill for younger/SEN pupils to develop. This resource aims to develop categorisation skills as well as to encourage and develop oral language and discussion on the differences between things that need and don’t need electricity. […]

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Éirí Amach na Cásca 1916

February 6, 2016

Seo cur i láthair Powerpoint faoi imeachtaí a thárla i rith Seachtain na Cásca 1916. Tá eolas ann faoi imeachtai roimh 1916; an Chéad Chogadh Domhanda; eagraíochtaí a bhí páirteach; ceannairí a bhí páirteach; na daoine a cuireadh chun báis; tionchar agus éifeacht an Éirí amach agus go leor eile.

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Spotlight on South Sudan Drama Resource

January 14, 2016

‘Spotlight on South Sudan’ is a new drama/development education resource which uses the methodology of process drama to enable children to learn, through imagined experience, about life in South Sudan. South Sudan, the world’s youngest independent nation, faces tremendous challenges such as the ongoing conflict, extreme levels of poverty, internal displacement and so on. The […]

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