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!
Christmas is my favourite time of year. However, before all of the hustle and bustle that encapsulates us all during this busy season, I think it is so important for us and our students to reflect on the year and prepare for the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ. A lot of people seem … More Advent 2015
Friendship Week 2015 began in our school yesterday and it is already off to a fantastic start. In conjunction with Amnesty International, it is a week to highlight the theme of friendship, the importance of a good friend and what friendship means to everyone, students and teachers. Your school can take part with just one … More Friendship Week 2015
When I started teaching Religious Education, my mind wandered back to a Reading Seminar we had done in fourth year with @DrSandraCullen on how to create a safe space in the classroom. I found this Reading Seminar particularly helpful at the time, so I dug my notes out on it and it has really helped me … More Creating a Safe Space in your Classroom
Originally posted on Ms Dunne's Blog:
This week I have started teaching in a new school. In this school religious education is non-exam. As with all new teachers some students have tried to test me. Some have tried to do this by questioning the importance of my subject. I have been bombarded with questions…
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
Hello, my name is Amy and I would like to welcome you to my blog that I set up for my MA in Education in Mater Dei Institute of Education. The thoughts of setting up an educational blog scared me just a little bit and I did feel overwhelmed to say the least! Looking at … More Educational Blogs