I can hardly believe I’m writing this blog post but the time has come where we are back to school. With the chaos of going back-to-school comes a list about 20 miles long…things to arrange, buy, print, copy, laminate, and so on. There is no one easy way to get it all done, but I’m … More Back to school organisational ideas
Hello! A very happy new year to you all and what a year it has been! I finished my Masters in Mater Dei (which you can read about here) and graduated with an amazing group of people (check out our class blog). Firstly, I must apologise for the lack of blogging on my part. It has … More Artwork in the RE classroom
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
“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
Today is Universal Children’s Day, celebrated right across the globe. This day is “observed as a day of worldwide fraternity and understanding between children. It recommended that the Day was to be observed also as a day of activity devoted to promoting the ideals and objectives of the Charter and the welfare of the children of … More Universal Children’s Day 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
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
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