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Teaching Placement and Wellness Seminar 2019

Hi everyone! I can't believe it has been three years since my last seminar! Well I am back for seminar number seven!This one is a little different as it is a seminar mostly for advice and support on teaching placement but also wellness and ways to look after yourself...

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Self Care for Teachers

The days are getting shorter, the evenings darker and school is busier than ever for some. Parent teacher meetings, the frantic lead up to the Christmas play, and the day to day business of school. Lots of teachers find they are exhausted by the 23rd of December,...

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Persuasive Writing Guide

Have students listen to or read examples of persuasive writing. Together, listen and look for words that helped the writer persuade the listener. Brainstorm something that is important to the class, e.g. should we get a class pet? Once the important topic is chosen,...

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Planning Hacks for the Busy Teacher

Oh planning, some of us love it, some of us loathe it. I used to love planning for school. I still do but since having Lara I don’t have quite so much time on my hands! Life is SO busy with a baby, I am kind of worried about working full time again! I mean where will...

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Novel Study – Holes

Hi everyone, If you are a regular reader you will know that I am a huge fan of the humble novel. There's such an excess of resources available now for English, when really I think we need to pull back and stick with the basics. When I had fifth and sixth class I...

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My name is Valerie. I am a primary school teacher. I teach in a rural school in North Dublin. I hope you find my website a useful source of information and resources. Thanks for stopping by!

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