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
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
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
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
A Newly qualified teacher (NQT) is a label attached to teachers in Ireland and the United Kingdom who have been qualified for less than twelve months. I finished college in May 2015 and graduated in November 2015 so I am a newly qualified teacher myself. When I started subbing in October 2015, I was so … More Being a Newly Qualified Teacher
Good Morning everyone, I am excited to say #EducationDay is finally here! Today on Twitter, schools, universities, professionals, students, student educators and all other educational institutions across Europe today are invited to celebrate #EducationDay. This is the first ever #EducationDay and will be an opportunity to discover more about the day to day workings of … More #EducationDay2015
Today, Monday October 5 is World Teachers’ Day all across the globe. The United Nations’ (UN) World Teachers’ Day celebrates the role teachers play in providing quality education at all levels. This enables children and adults of all ages to learn to take part in and contribute to their local community and global society. “Empowering teachers, … More Happy World Teachers’ Day!
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