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
Growing Up – SPHE and Me Last week in First Year SPHE, the students had a class discussion about adjusting to school life under the module Belonging and Integrating. The students made flashcards about what belonging meant to them and what they felt when were included in activities or events. They shared this with the class. … More Growing Up – SPHE and Me