Good evening everyone, I have wanted to upload this blog post for a few weeks now but with the busy whirlwind of school life at this time of year and all of my assignments due for college, I didn’t have much spare time! I am looking forward to uploading a few posts about what I … More Skype in my classroom
I was honoured to be invited by Elaine McDonald, Masters Co-Ordinator, Academic Leader for Learning and Innovation, School of Education and Annabella Stover, Administrative Registrar, both of Mater Dei Institute of Education to say a few words this morning at the Career Readiness Programme which took place in St.Patrick’s College, Drumcondra for final year students … More My Mater Dei Masters Experience
Hello everyone! It has been so long since I posted here and I have missed my blog so much! (However, I have been busy blogging away at our MA class blog EdRe5s-Resourcing the Curriculum , check it out ;)) Now that my technical difficulty has been sorted with my own blog here (thank you @wordpressdotcom), I can … More Mental Health Week 2016
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
As the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words. In this case, it really is and more. Today, I am showing you an app and a website that I love to use in the classroom. These both display pictures and words in such a fun, engaging way for students and are very accessible … More Do you see what I see?
Hi everyone, Firstly, thank you kindly for all of your wonderful comments on my blog to date. I have tried my best to respond to everyone and have I feel honoured to be in a position where I can blog about teaching and resources I use and love! For a task in my Web 2.0 … More Kidblog
One of the teaching strategies that arises in the classroom constantly is Group Work. Some teachers will often choose to steer clear of group work because of the noise, disruption or timing issues that they feel that it can cause. However, if implemented correctly and the ground rules are established from the beginning, group work … More Key Skills and Religious Education
“Creativity is the process of developing ideas that are original and of value. Creative intelligence is dynamic, diverse and distinct.” ~ Sir Ken Robinson Last week, a task was set for us last week to research a Web 2.0 tool. Last night, in our final Web 2.0 class of Semester One of our M.A, our … More TED Ed Talks to Teachers