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Homework in the Senior Classes

Homework in the Senior Classes

Homework! A much debated topic among teachers and children. How much homework do you give? Here's my homework strategy:   Maths: Last year, I used Mental Maths for homework.It is an excellent book but I think it is better suited to the classroom. I now give the...

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13 things a principal wants in a teacher, by a principal.

Hello everyone. I recently asked Simon Lewis, principal of Carlow Educate Together , and author of Anseo.net and Mash.ie, for advice on what a principal looks for in an applicant when interviewing for jobs. I received some excellent advice, and Simon has been kind...

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Vikings Theme with 5th and 6th

English: Writing:Diary entry from viewpoint of a Viking invading Ireland, what did they think of Ireland? Which monastery did they invade, what did they steal etc. Reading: comprehension piece on the Vikings and answering questions. ( ideas on website linked below) Mr...

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Probation Advice

Hello everyone, We spoke a lot about probation/DIP year during my three seminars this summer. I have typed below some more advice and tips I have thought of/discovered on-line. Try your best to stay calm regarding the DIP. You are a teacher now, not a student and you...

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Homestore and More Classroom Purchases

Hello everyone! I hope you are all relaxing and enjoying the last few weeks of the holidays! Tom and I are heading off on holiday tomorrow- I can't wait! The last few weeks have been very busy. We adopted a lovely border collie from an animal rescue centre, Madra. His...

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Classroom Purchases from Tiger

Hello everyone! I recently bought a few things for my classroom in Tiger. Tiger is a stationery shop. It is usually best avoided by teachers, as we usually go in and spend money on items we could really do without if we had to. It is a haven for stationery fiends like...

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