“Education cannot be neutral. It is either positive or negative; either it enriches or it impoverishes; either it enables a person to grow or it lessens, even corrupts him. The mission of schools is to develop a sense of truth, of what is good and beautiful.” ~Pope Francis, May 2014. As educators, this quote from Pope … More Holocaust Memorial Day
Every year, the third Monday in January marks Martin Luther King Jnr. Day, which has become a day of national celebration in the United States of America. In class the past week, I have been focusing on Martin Luther King Jnr. to highlight his great legacy and why he is so important. I really enjoy … More Martin Luther King Jnr.
I love teaching this section in Religious Education. It is always such a nice topic to teach and the students always seem to enjoy learning about the Kingdom of God and the works of Jesus. It can be made interactive and taught in an engaging manner for students. It is Section B Part Three on … More Teaching about the Kingdom of God
In many secondary schools across the country, the American and French Revolution and the 1798 Irish Rebellion are usually covered at this time of year in Second Year History classes. My favourite Revolution to teach is the American Revolution because there are hundreds of resources out there to help you! I sourced such a large amount … More Teaching the American Revolution
Powering Kindness is a simple initiative ran by Electric Ireland, which took place from Saturday January 17th to Friday January 23rd 2015. It started in 2012 and has grown bigger and better each year. Powering Kindness was designed to encourage people to do random acts of kindness. You were able to submit your kindness online which transformed into … More Powering Kindness
A very Happy New Year to you all! I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas holiday and enjoyed the break with your family and friends. A sincere thank you to everyone who simply took the time to follow me on Twitter, follow and read my blog or communicate with me through either platform in … More Happy New Year!