Number Puzzle 04

by admin on 23/09/2014

Number Puzzle 04This resource is aimed at pupils in junior/middle classes or SEN pupils at the beginning of work on skip counting. It is based on consolidation of odd numbers 1-19 in a fun way. The resource features a transport theme with images of cars and a jeep.

Laminate all of the pages in the resource and cut each one up into ten separate strips. Laminate another piece of A4 card. Adhere a long strip of velcro to the laminated card at the top and the bottom. [click to continue…]

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edchatieThe new Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’ Sullivan TD has agreed to be a special guest in the weekly #EdChatIE Twitter chat next Monday, September 29th. The Twitter chat will take more of a “question and answer” format on this night. Fred Boss, the organiser of the weekly chats, is looking for suggested topics for the chat. Teachers can add a proposed topic for the chat HERE This poll will remain open until 6pm tomorrow (Tuesday 23rd September). [click to continue…]

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CoderDojo Conference 2014

by admin on 22/09/2014

DojoCon 2014The 3rd Annual International CoderDojo Conference (DojoCon) is set to take place on Friday October 3rd (evening) and Saturday October 4th in Sligo. The conference will gather together Parents, Mentors, Educators, Technologists and pretty much anybody with an interest in CoderDojo. The theme for the Conference is “Look to the Stars; Enthuse, Create, Collaborate“. In particular the conference aims to get people on the ground to learn and share what works and encourage the enormous number of new Dojos with their stories. [click to continue…]

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Mata Focal: An Fómhar

by admin on 21/09/2014

Mata Focal An FómharSeo foclóir ag baint leis an téama “An Fómhar” ar bhileog amháin. Bheadh sé oiriúnach do scríbhneoireacht cruthaitheach ag an am seo den bhliain.

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Number Puzzle 03

by admin on 21/09/2014

Number Puzzle 03This resource is aimed at pupils in junior/middle classes or SEN pupils at the beginning of work on skip counting. It is based on consolidation of even numbers 2-20 in a fun way. The resource features a transport theme with images of cars and a jeep. [click to continue…]

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Peg Addition 01

September 21, 2014

This resource is aimed at pupils in middle classes or SEN pupils at the beginning of work on addition of tens and units. It is based on addition without regrouping. Laminate all of the pages in the resource and cut up into thirty-two separate cards. Pupils should work out the sum on the left side of each […]

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Peg Fractions 04

September 21, 2014

This resource is aimed at pupils in middle classes or SEN pupils at the beginning of work on fractions. It is based on quarters and eighths of shapes. Laminate all of the pages in the resource and cut up into twelve separate cards. Pupils should work out the fraction on the left side of each card […]

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Number Puzzle 02

September 20, 2014

This resource is aimed at pupils in middle classes or SEN pupils at the beginning of work on tens and units. It is based on consolidation of the numbers 10-20 in a fun way. The resource features six animals from My Cute Graphics website – cow, horse, bear, elephant, polar bear and dinosaur. Laminate all of […]

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Peg Abacus 01

September 20, 2014

This resource is aimed at pupils in middle classes or SEN pupils at the beginning of work on tens and units. Laminate all of the pages in the resource and cut up into twenty separate cards. Pupils should work out the number that is represented on the abacus on the left side of each card […]

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Peg Comprehension: Peppa Pig Nature Trail

September 20, 2014

This resource is aimed at junior pupils or SEN pupils at the beginning of literacy work on comprehension. It is based on the Ladybird “Read It Yourself (Level 1)” version of the story, but could probably be used with any version. Either the pupil reads the story themselves, or the teacher/SNA reads the story to […]

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Number Puzzle 01

September 18, 2014

This resource is aimed at junior or SEN pupils at the beginning of work on numeracy. It is based on consolidation of the numbers 1-10 in a fun way. The resource features six animals from My Cute Graphics website – cow, horse, bear, elephant, polar bear and dinosaur. Laminate all of the pages in the […]

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Tree Day 2014

September 17, 2014

The Tree Council of Ireland, supported by Tetra Pak, is calling on primary schools around Ireland to plant a tree to mark Tree Day 2014 on Thursday 9th October. As part of this year’s campaign, themed ‘What Can We Learn About Trees?’ or ‘Cad Is Féidir Linn A Fhoghlaim Faoi Chrainn?’, over 1,000 alder trees […]

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Peg Numbers 04

September 17, 2014

This resource is aimed at infant/middle or SEN pupils at the beginning of work on numeracy. It is based on the association of the numbers 0-10 with their equivalent word name. Laminate all of the pages in the resource and cut up into eleven separate cards. Pupils should look at the number on the left side […]

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Peg Fractions 03

September 17, 2014

This resource is aimed at pupils in middle classes or SEN pupils at the beginning of work on fractions. It is based on halves and quarters of shapes. Laminate all of the pages in the resource and cut up into sixteen separate cards. Pupils should work out the fraction on the left side of each card […]

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Book Review: Black Wreath

September 17, 2014

The book is about a fair haired boy that lived in the 1700’s called James Lovett. He was the son of Lord Dunmain and the heir to the Lord Dunmain title. His father was a horrible man and for money he left his only son to live on the dangerous streets of Dublin. James had […]

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