Summer Course; The National Childrens Choir (A review)

I completed this course with the National Childrens Choir during the first week of the summer holidays. I haven’t done a face to face course in 3/4 years so was looking forward to something different. Getting up on the first morning was extremely difficult as I was in holiday mode.

Moving rooms/schools and organising resources

I recently learned that I’ll be moving back to Resource next year so it meant doing a massive packing and organising of resources (again). My previous blog post on organising resources which you can read here. Moving to resource means I’ll have much less space and won’t need a lot of my resources that I bought/made for […]

Organising Resources

Since qualifying I have spent a small fortune on resources from books to markers and mini-whiteboards. I really enjoy going to Mr. Price, Dealz, Tiger and any other stationery or teaching related shops and picking up bits and pieces for school.

Art Supplies

Usually if you are working in a mainstream classroom you’re given an art budget which is typically between 5 and 8 euro per child. So in a class of 28 children you will have approximately 150 – 200 euro or more to spend on art supplies for the year.

Visual Aids for Multiplication and Division

Multiplication and Division can be difficult for children to understand. Today I decided to make it as practical as possible. I gave the children a question; 28/4 = The children then counted out 28 cubes and shared these with 4 of the children (using the sheet below). They then answered the question (7). The children […]

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