We’re delighted to announce our next Teachmeet will take a Christmas theme and will be held in Kill of the Grange NS Deansgrange on December 3rd 2015.
This theme will examine some of the amazing projects currently taking place in schools and inspiring resources that are available to us that go beyond the simple day to day lessons.
So can you share some tantalising tips, sizzling strategies or innovative ideas with us? Or are you looking to be enthused, excited & energised by similar minded educators?
If so, come join us on Thursday 3rd December at 7:30pm! We may even have a mince pie for you!
Every year, children enter a competition to design logos for Google's search page. This year, one talented young artist will see his or her artwork on the Google Ireland homepage, receive a €5,000 college scholarship and a €10,000 technology grant for his or her school as well as a Chromebook for themselves and their teacher.
The closing date for entries is November 26th. More details here
This is Science Week and an excellent opportunity to explore the world of STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Maths). A full list of events, classroom resources and much, much more can be found at www.science.ie
All schools have been asked to have project material for display on Proclamation Day in March 2016. To help teachers, a series of courses will take place in Blackrock Education Centre, starting November 25th.
This 2-evening course will look at everyday life, newspaper sources and images to reconstruct the period leading up to the events of Easter Week 1916. We will look at a number of practical, classroom-based activities to help your pupils explore this exciting time in Irish History.
Workshop 2 takes place on Wednesday 25th November. Booking here