Good evening everyone, I would like to introduce a website that you may or may not have heard of before. It is called A Lust for Life. This is Niall Breslin’s website for mental health and wellbeing. The musician and The Voice of Ireland mentor, widely known as Bressie, has become an advocate for promoting … More My Lust for Life
Happy Monday everyone! Recently, I was introduced to this site and I feel I really have to share it with as many people as I can because it really is a fantastic FREE resource and has come in handy in so many lessons for me. The name of the site is Sploder. The idea of … More Splish Splash it’s Sploder!
Continuing on from lessons this week on the topic of Homelessness, I decided that following the release of the new John Lewis Christmas ad on Friday morning I would do a lesson on Loneliness, particularly in elderly people with my Senior Religious Education classes. A really good lesson plan and activities is available on Focus Ireland … More Half the World Away….
Back when I did my Teaching Placement, which seemed so long ago, I was browsing online one night and I came across a link on Facebook which had an interactive game in Filipino. I recognised the game and it was Who Wants to be a Millionaire. The original British version of the show debuted on … More Who wants to be a Smart Student?
As I logged onto Twitter today I noticed something slightly different. The usual Reply – Retweet – Favourite button which I’m used to had replaced the favorite icon with a heart. On their blog, Twitter commented by saying ‘We are changing our star icon for favorites to a heart … More Reasons why I ‘Heart’ the new Twitter
Pictures really are worth a thousand words.This phrase emerged in the USA in the early part of the 20th century. Its introduction is attributed to Frederick R. Barnard, who published a piece commending the effectiveness of graphics saying “One look is worth a thousand words“, in Printer’s Ink, December 1921. Printer’s Ink printed another form of … More Powerful Images
Two weeks ago, my MA lecturer Enda @donenda assigned us to Quadblog in our Web 2.0 Module through a random generator. It has been so interesting and this week it is my turn to blog so each day I will upload a post or two and try and keep it as interesting as my peers 🙂 You … More What is Quadblogging?
(Updated blog post – originally posted about Google Classroom 5 months ago) Hi everyone, Over the weekend, I came across some astonishing facts online about Google that I had to share with you all as well as introducing Google Classroom, which you may or may not have heard about before. According to Google’s Blog more than 50 … More Google in the Classroom
On Sunday, I embarked on the Glasnevin Cemetery and Museum Tour. I have to say I was truly blown away. From always seeing the posters advertised on Dublin bus and a lot of people I knew talking about how good it was – I went to experience it for myself first hand. One aspect of … More One Million Dubliners
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….