My Friend With Autism

by admin on 30/09/2014

My Friend With AutismThis Powerpoint resource is aimed at the general body of pupils in a school where there may be a pupil/s with autism. It aims to inform pupils about autism and to dispel any myths they may have about befriending a pupil with autism. Although every pupil with autism is uniquely different, this presentation contains many generalisations about autism. [click to continue…]

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Signs of Autumn 2014After what has  been an exceptionally mild September, the days are gradually closing in and the autumn weather is making its presence felt. That can only mean that it’s time for the “Signs of Autumn 2014 Twitter Project”. This will be the third autumn Twitter project and it has been a great success. Many teachers reported how much their class enjoyed taking part in the project and using a simple technology tool to connect with other classes across the country. [click to continue…]

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What Is He Doing? 02

by admin on 30/09/2014

Verbs 02This resource is aimed at pupils in junior classes or pupils with speech and language difficulties. Its aim is to encourage oral language, especially verbs, and sentence structure. The focus can also be on the pronouns he, she and they. The teacher can start with the question at the top of each card: “What is/are he/she/they doing?” This could be followed up with questions like “Where are they?” and [click to continue…]

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Peg Jemima Puddle DuckThis resource is aimed at junior/middle 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 the pupil. [click to continue…]

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Number Puzzle 05

by admin on 29/09/2014

Number Puzzle 05This resource is aimed at pupils in middle classes or SEN pupils at the beginning of work on skip counting. It is based on skip counting of numbers 5-50 in a fun way. The resource features images on a school bus theme.

Laminate all of the pages in the resource and cut each one up into ten separate strips. Laminate another piece of A4 card. [click to continue…]

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Topics for Minister For Education on #EdChatIE

September 28, 2014

As you may know, the new Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’ Sullivan TD, has agreed to be a special guest in the weekly #EdChatIE Twitter chat on this Monday evening, September 29th. The Twitter chat will take more of a “question and answer” format on the night. Fred Boss of the NCCA is the […]

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Peg Numbers 05

September 27, 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 10-20 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 […]

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What Kind Of Weather Is It? 02

September 25, 2014

This resource is aimed at pupils in junior classes or pupils with speech and language difficulties. Its aim is to encourage oral language and sentence structure. The teacher can start with the question at the top of each card: “What kind of weather is it?” This could be followed up with “How do you know?” […]

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What Is He Doing? 01

September 25, 2014

This resource is aimed at pupils in junior classes or pupils with speech and language difficulties. Its aim is to encourage oral language, especially verbs, and sentence structure. The focus can also be on the pronouns he, she and they. The teacher can start with the question at the top of each card: “What is/are […]

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What Kind Of Weather Is It? 01

September 24, 2014

This resource is aimed at pupils in junior classes or pupils with speech and language difficulties. Its aim is to encourage oral language and sentence structure. The teacher can start with the question at the top of each card: “What kind of weather is it?” This could be followed up with “How do you know?” […]

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Number Puzzle 04

September 23, 2014

This 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 […]

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New Minister For Education To Take Part in #EdChatIE

September 22, 2014

The 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 […]

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CoderDojo Conference 2014

September 22, 2014

The 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 […]

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Mata Focal: An Fómhar

September 21, 2014

Seo foclóir ag baint leis an téama “An Fómhar” ar bhileog amháin. Bheadh sé oiriúnach do scríbhneoireacht cruthaitheach ag an am seo den bhliain. (comhad .pdf 160 KB)

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Number Puzzle 03

September 21, 2014

This 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.

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