Top 5; Ways to reduce stress

We all experience stress at some point. For some people, stress can be a major part of their lives and they can easily feel overwhelmed and stressed out by issues in their school/personal life. I tend to be one of these people – I get stressed very easily – about small things and big things […]

The Last Term

I can’t believe there are only 10 weeks left in this school year! These weeks are usually jam packed with standardised tests, school tours, graduations, school plays and other end of term activities!

Taking a break

I’m writing this while sitting on a plane that we’ve just been told will be delayed for an hour and a half but it’s been a post I’ve been thinking about writing for a while. Yesterday we got our Easter holidays and for me they couldn’t have come any sooner. The last term was long, […]

Top 5; Teachers from Around the World to follow on Instagram

I’ve recently started posting regular photos to my Instagram page and love getting ideas from teachers around the world. I shared some of my favourite Irish teachers to follow on Instagram which you can read about here. There are so many different teachers from around the world posting pictures of their classrooms, resources, activities, ideas […]

Semantics Hierarchy

I recently completed a course on Social Communication and one of the resources we were given was a list of ‘Semantics Hierarchy’. Semantics is the study of meanings of words and phrases in language.  I work with a lot of children who are receiving resource hours for a specific speech and language disorder so this […]

Easter Art Ideas

Two weeks until the Easter holidays! I can’t believe how quickly this year is going! So here are some Art ideas for Easter. I’ve split them into 3 categories; easter eggs, easter bonnets/baskets and bunnies/chicks! If you have any other ideas – email me or comment below! Easter Eggs     Easter Bonnets/Baskets     […]

INTO Presidential Election 2017

For the first time in many years there will be an election for the position of INTO President. Two teachers have put themselves forward for the role – John Boyle and Gregor Kerr. Both candidates have vast experience in teaching and also in the INTO. This blogpost is not to promote either candidate but to […]

Top 5: Irish Teachers to Follow on Instagram

I’ve recently started posting regular photos to my Instagram page and love getting ideas from teachers around the world. Over the last few months, there has been a growing number of Irish Primary Teachers sharing photos of their classrooms, displays, ideas and resources on Instagram so here are some of my favourites.

Vocabulary Cards from 4schools.ie

I received these vocabulary cards from 4schools.ie last week and I really like them. The cards come in packs based on different themes including; Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter, Halloween, Christmas, St. Patricks Day and Easter.

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