April 1, 2019
reading fluently

How to Make a Fluent Reader

Like everything, reading with fluency takes practice, however there is no point in practicing & practicing unless you are practicing the right thing. Fluent Reading? So […]
March 19, 2019
oral irish exam

# 8 Tips for Cracking the Orals

As I write the sun is streaming in the window onto my back and it feels wonderful.  On days like today, all seems good with the […]
March 6, 2019

Adults with ADD/ADHD

Children with ADD/AHDH grow up to be adults with ADD/ADHD.  To paraphrase Gerry Adams ‘They don’t go away you know!’ When working with children & students […]
February 19, 2019
Pres Mocks Leaving Cert

Mocks Don’t Go to Plan – What to do.

So, the Mocks are over for this year and 3rd and 6th Year students should be enjoying a well-earned rest over the mid-term break. But once […]
December 10, 2018
CAO Application Online

CAO – A Guide for Parents Part 2 (Application Procedure)

Applications to the Central Applications Office (CAO) opened in November and will remain open until the 1stof February 2019. Most applications are now made online and […]
December 4, 2018
going to college in Ireland CAO

CAO – A Guide for Parents Part 1

Running the gauntlet of the CAO application process has become a right of passage in Ireland. It was founded in Galway in 1976, with nine colleges […]