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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.

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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Review of the Year

We made a Review of the Year word cloud using Wordle. We typed in all the things we did during the year. The things we liked we typed in more than once so that the word would come out bigger in the word cloud. We never knew how many different things we did during the year and then we realised that we had done
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Twitter is used for talking to other schools. We are working on a Jackson Pollock painting called No. 5. We are saying if it is good or not good. Some think it is not good, some think it is good. In Twitter you can follow other people or schools and they can follow our Tweets too. At the top of the Twitter page we
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iPod Touch Socks

Last Friday Mr. Quinn asked us to make a sock for our iPod Touch. The reason was to protect the iPods and so they would not get lost on the tables at school. We had to re-use any old clothes or material to make the sock. We came up with lots of different ideas. Some of us used vests, socks, old tracksuits, gloves and
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iPod Touches

A couple of weeks ago we started doing a pilot project on iPod Touches. The first thing we did was to check what time it was in different parts of the world. Then we did some maths on the calculator. Mr. Quinn downloaded some apps and games to play like Chicktionary, Planets, Flip It, PB Harmony and lots more. A couple of weeks later
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Our Nativity Movie

We made a movie of our Nativity play using the Photostory software programme. We hope you enjoy it. Our Nativity

Our Rhymes

This is a podcast of some of the rhymes that Rang I and Rang II have learned since the beginning of the year. rhymes