Flickr Lunes

We created Flickr Lunes and made them into a video. A Lune is a kind of poetry with three lines. There are three words on the first line, five words on the second line and three words on the third line. We used our iPod Touches to create the Lunes. We used pictures from Flickr to create the Lunes. We used Photostory to put
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Our basketball coach’s name is Mike Stephens. He is a very good coach. At the start of the session we do dribbling cone to cone. After training we do passing in pairs. We play the matches on the basketball court at the back of the school. When we play matches Mike puts us into two teams. When Mike blows the whistle, you have to
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Oíche Shamhna

Second and Third Class learned one Irish poem and one Irish song for Hallowe’en. We made them into podcasts for our school blog. We hope you enjoy them. oiche_shamhna oiche_shamhna_02

Counties of Ireland

Here are two interactive games to help pupils to learn the counties of Ireland: Counties of Ireland Jigsaw Puzzle and Mini-Quiz   Both are played online and don’t need any software downloads.

Education Centre Showcase

This a sample of how we use iPods to do a spelling test. Click here to do your spelling test.

Our Visit to the Library

Today we went to Sligo County Library to listen to an author named Malachy part of Children’s Book Festival 2010. We listened to him read some stories that he had written. There was one story called “Football Ghosts”. He read half of it and he asked us some questions. He also asked us what we thought would come next. There was another story
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6th Class visit Northwest Hospice

On Friday 24th September 6th class visited the newly refurbished Northwest  Hospice. It is a very bright, colourful and friendly place. A nurse called Hazel met us and brought us into the ward. Here she talked to us about the patients who come to stay in the hospice. She explained that the hospice is not only for cancer patients but also for other patients with long term
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Science Facts

We used an app on our iPod Touches called 10,000 Science Facts. We wrote down five science facts that we found out from the app into our copies. Here are some of the facts that we found out: Chickens are 75% water All babies are colour blind when they are born One out of every four million lobsters are blue An asteroid can destroy
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Spellings & Tables Rang II & III

Rang II Click here to do your spelling test. Click here to do your tables test. Rang III Click here to do your spelling test. Click here to do your tables test.

Our Class Rules

We had a discussion about all sorts of rules in the world. We talked about if we needed rules or not. We talked about how useful and important  rules were. We decided that if there weren’t rules we would not get along in class and life would be dangerous. We each wrote three rules for our classroom on a sheet of paper. We wrote
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