Remote Learning Toolkit

Remote Learning Toolkit

In the aftermath of school closures due to the outbreak of the Corona Virus/Covid-19, there was a rush by teachers and schools to see how they could provide a suitable distance/remote learning experience for their pupils. Teachers were looking to see what...
Guest Post – School/Class Radio Station

Guest Post – School/Class Radio Station

School Radio. How did we get the idea is something that I am often asked. Since 2009, I had been doing short podcasts with book and movie reviews with my classes. Sometimes, we would speculate where a book was going and record a podcast, then read the rest of the...
Classroom Timers

Classroom Timers

Classroom timers are a great tool for teachers in the classroom and pupils love them too. They are a great way to focus pupils on a particular task. They are also a great visual aid for pupils for those times when tasks or tests are timed. When teaching in the...
“Nollaig Ar Scoil” Christmas Twitter Project

“Nollaig Ar Scoil” Christmas Twitter Project

After the unexpected success of the Christmas Twitter Project last year, where so many schools Tweeted about what they were doing in their classrooms on the theme of Christmas, it was inevitable that it should return for a second year. “Nollaig Ar Scoil” was the name...
Signs of Autumn 2017 Twitter Project

Signs of Autumn 2017 Twitter Project

After a break last year when we did a Hallowe’en Twitter Project, we’re back with the fifth Signs of Autumn Twitter Project this year. This is a perfect opportunity for teachers, classes and schools who are on Twitter to use it for an educational purpose and to engage...
Digital Age Of Consent Set At 13

Digital Age Of Consent Set At 13

After a period of public consultation which ended last December, the Cabinet last week decided that the so-called “Digital Age of Consent” in Ireland is to be set at age 13. Apparently, the decision follows a recommendation made earlier this month by the special...