Beebots Command Cards 01

Beebots Command Cards 01

Lots of schools have recently been investing in Beebots – a simple educational robot designed for teaching control, directional language and an introduction to programming. These display posters (in English and Gaeilge) demonstrate to pupils how to work the commands...
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 Screen

Classroom Screen

I recently saw the Classroom Screen website recommended on the CESI (Computers in Education Society of Ireland) mailing list and, having had a quick initial look, I was immediately convinced of its usefulness in the classroom. This free resource for teachers is...
Maker Space Equipment Word Mat

Maker Space Equipment Word Mat

If you are designating a specific “Maker Space” area in the classroom for work on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Maths) activities, this word mat may be useful. It serves as a useful list of items that might be included in your Maker Space Area. It also...
Maker Space Heading

Maker Space Heading

There’s an increasing awareness of and emphasis on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Maths) and STEAM-related activities in the classroom. With this in mind, teachers may be designating a specific “Maker Space” area in the classroom for work on STEAM...