Comprehension Box from Prim Ed

I was delighted to receive the Comprehension Box from Prim Ed Publishing yesterday. There are 3 boxes available; Box 1; Age 7 – 8+ Box 2; Age 8 – 10+ (as reviewed below) Box 3; Age 11 + Whats in the box? Comprehension Cards – short story and questions (back to back) Answer cards Teachers […]

Tradtime – FREE Music Software for Schools

I recently spotted a competition on Facebook by a company ‘Tradtime’ and I was intrigued. I got in contact with Tradtime and they agreed to set up an account for me so I could review the site and software. Tradtime You can visit the Tradtime site here.

IPT – Reviews and Advertising

This is just a quick post to clarify some points re sponsored content/ad’s. I wrote this post during the summer following some questions after my series of blog posts ‘School Supplies in ________’. Reviews I’ve been asked to review many different products on the site. I love seeing and trying out new resources so I’m […]

Primary Planet – Children’s Newspaper

Primary Planet is a children’s newspaper written by a team of Irish primary school teachers. It is currently in 550 schools in Ireland and has a readership of 70,000 a month. There are two publications; News Flash for 2nd – 4th and Primary Planet for 4th – 6th class. Stephen from Primary Planet kindly sent […]

Weaving Well Being; A Review

I got these books from Outside the Box last year – they were sending sample books to schools. To be honest, it was near the end of the year so I didn’t even look at them and only spotted them the other day and I was delighted as they will be brilliant for some of […]

Teaching Packs; A review

I bought a Teaching Packs membership two years ago and thought it was brilliant. When my membership was up, I had just moved back to Ireland and had no job so decided to wait. Then when I started working, I forgot to renew my membership. I continued to follow ‘Teaching Ideas’ on Facebook and regularly […]

Recreate Ireland; Creativity through Reuse

Last week as I was browsing Facebook a post from Recreate Ireland popped up on my page – I had previously liked the page and I knew my school had a membership but that was about all I knew so I clicked onto their page and was really interested in learning more about them. I […]

My Back to School Haul

I love shopping for back to school and started picking up bits and pieces at the end of June. This year I really didn’t need much as I will be working in resource and have lots of things already. However, I decided to pick up a few new bits too.

Søstrene Grene; School Supplies

For all the Dublin/Athlone based teachers this shop is great! Founded by two Danish ladies – Anna and Clara, it is full of cute bits and pieces, stationery, storage boxes, household items and more.