New to Twitter….

Previously, I used Twitter to follow the news but I was blinded to the whole world of education on there.I have really enjoyed my initial experience of Twitter from an educational perspective. There are so many great accounts to follow from , Irish, English and global education accounts. Some are in on my Twitter account … More New to Twitter….

Mindfulness

Hi everyone, I hope you have enjoyed the weekend 🙂 Many people have asked the question lately…what is mindfulness? According to The Greater Good Science Centre, Mindfulness means maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment. Mindfulness also involves acceptance, meaning that we pay attention to our thoughts and feelings without judging them—without … More Mindfulness

#EducationDay2015

Good Morning everyone, I am excited to say #EducationDay is finally here! Today on Twitter, schools, universities, professionals, students, student educators and all other educational institutions across Europe today are invited to celebrate #EducationDay. This is the first ever #EducationDay and will be an opportunity to discover more about the day to day workings of … More #EducationDay2015

Memo Boards

While I was in Blanchardstown doing a spot of shopping last night, I went into Penneys and spotted these Memo Boards. They come with a little pack of pins and simply stick onto a wall. One example of using memo boards in the classroom is for Assessment for Learning.  The WALT method ‘What are we … More Memo Boards

Classroom Blogging

Happy Friday everyone 🙂 Today, I am writing a post on the benefits of academic blogging because there are so many and I feel this post ties in with the publication and announcement of the Digital Strategy this week for all Irish schools. What is a blog? A blog is short for web log. It is … More Classroom Blogging