March 6, 2014
The government’s anti-bullying procedures are to be ratified in all schools before the 11th April, next month. The procedures replace the existing one from 1993 and the main emphasis seems to be more of a focus on cyberbullying, the bullying … Read on…
March 4, 2014
Conferences tend to have themes and sometimes the talks and speakers come under the theme but this year CESI Conference actually made the theme come alive in me!
I have attended the CESI conference for over ten years now and … Read on…
March 3, 2014
Scoilnet is one of the most popular web sites for teachers to download resources. Over the last few years, they have added lots of tools and activities in all sorts of subjects. They have added a number of thematic-based pages … Read on…
February 23, 2014
Leading on from a question from a colleague of mine about storing files so that all the staff in the school could access and share them, I thought I’d look at a few options that are out there. Since the … Read on…
February 21, 2014
The annual conference of the Computers in Education Society of Ireland will take place in Galway on February 28th and March 1st, 2014. The theme for this year’s conference is Spark the Imagination. The CESI conference is a … Read on…
February 19, 2014
This week’s chat on #edchatie on Twitter was very interesting and the subject of Gaeilge (Irish) came up for discussion. The topic was: Should the teaching of Irish be compulsory? It was one of the busiest and most emotive Twitter … Read on…
February 18, 2014
This week Rozz gives her two line Tuesday based on Emotional Intelligence with a link to a great article on the subject.
I’m always banging on about emotional intelligence. Here’s a great article form the guardian on the very same … Read on…
February 14, 2014
3 Weeks left to register for the National Scratch Competition 2014!!
Scratch is a visual programming language that makes it easy for young people to create their own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art – and share their creations … Read on…
February 11, 2014
Two of Ireland’s innovative teachers have come together to launch Teachmeet Primary East, a group of teachers who will come together this March to learn from each other in the style of a Teachmeet. Kathleen Byrne and Ciara Brennan are … Read on…