I have had a number of messages from people looking for advice on how to fit everything in Literacy. There are 5 hours allocated to Literacy so roughly 1 hour per day. The strands are; Oral Language Reading Writing
I wrote this blogpost last year after my first week with 3rd class. I survived – woohoo! Week 1 complete – oh my goodness I’m exhausted! So what did we do/learn this week? I spent the week getting to know the children – we spent a lot of time learning classroom procedures, laying out our […]
To be honest, I haven’t been into school since the start of the summer so I have don’t have my room set up yet. As I mentioned before, I’ll be sharing a room this year so we’ll have to do most of the set up together.
One of the challenges of working as a resource teacher is sourcing resources suitable to the needs of the children you’re working with. Most resource teachers will have 6-8 children in their care, all of whom might have very different needs and need different equipment. When I worked as a resource teacher two years ago […]
I follow lots of different bloggers from beauty and fashion to fitness and food. Some bloggers have been able to make blogging a full time career. Ciara O’Doherty shares a great post explaining how bloggers earn money which you can watch here.
I went to the Carrickmines Retail Park today to go to Heatons and decided to have a look in TK Maxx while I was there. Thankfully, I managed to leave without buying anything but they had so many brilliant offers for school supplies.
I love stationery and struggle to get through stationery shops without picking up something. I spend way too much money on stationery and notebooks and probably have 1 (or 10) of everything at this stage.
Irish Primary Teacher is growing constantly. There is now over 13,000 followers on Facebook and hundreds more on Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter. Here is a list of all the places you’ll find it!
Teaching has always been seen as a ‘permanent, pensionable job’. Many teachers left college, got a job, got made permanent and are still teaching in the school 20/25/30 years later. This is no longer the case. Many teachers leave college, apply to hundreds of schools, get a maternity/short term contract and then move on when […]
I went into town yesterday and popped into Tiger for a look. They always have so many bits and pieces that could be used in lots of ways in your classroom. I took photos of some of the main products that I liked. Below you’ll see some pictures of the products along with a description […]