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
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
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?
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
Today the Irish Government announced that it now has a five-year digital strategy for schools in Ireland. It is the largest ever investment in digital technologies in schools. It also included details of how some of the €200m in its Capital Development Plan for schools will be spent. It has been five years since schools last … More Digital Strategy for Irish Schools