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June 8, 2013

Extra-curricular Activities for the Summer Months Hello there!Isn't this weather great?! We don't know ourselves here with it!This is just a post for teachers/student teachers who want to enhance their CV's. I have been speaking to a few teachers and I have picked up some tips.It is my opinion from researching jobs etc that principals […]

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June 7, 2013

Field trip to the Beach! For those lucky teachers who live near the coast, isn't it the perfect weather for a field trip to the nearest beach?I went on one with a school a couple of weeks ago. We gave the children template sheets to identify the different types of seaweed. Who knew there were so […]

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June 7, 2013

   Hello everyone!These are submarines I made with junior infants- second class on teaching practice.The theme was the seaside/beach. The children loved this theme, lovely one for this time of the year too!We cut up a large piece of cardboard to make the submarines.I divided the children into groups of four and they painted them. […]

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June 6, 2013

I love Usborne books! They publish them for almost every subject, and they are so useful! They are such good quality too. The Art books are particularly useful, I took all my art lessons for teaching practice from the '365 Things to Make and Do' book. They come in hardback editions too which is handy […]

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June 6, 2013

Here is a picture of the pirate flags I made on teaching practice with the children in Ballyconneely NS. Our theme for the week was pirates (believe it or not!) .The children loved it. I was wary at first as I thought only the boys would like learning about pirates but the girls were equally […]

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June 6, 2013

Roundstone Homework Club-Birthday Party! So, we had a little party today for one of the children in HW club because it was his birthday.The children were really excited, it was hard to get them to concentrate on their homework!I love having parties in school or in my various kids clubs. It only takes 20 minutes […]

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June 6, 2013

Hello everyone! I hope you are all enjoying this gorgeous weather we are having here in Ireland! I know I'll be working with kids outdoors as much as possible these days!Here are some fun ideas for teaching outdoors whilst still meeting the curriculum objectives. : ) Go on a nature trail! This can be done […]

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