March 13, 2020
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How to Start Homeschooling During the Coronavirus Shutdown

Homeschooling is usually associated with the United States or rural Australia, but with the schools closed due to Coronavirus, a version of it is something that […]
March 5, 2020
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Coronavirus – How to talk to Children about it: Guest Blog

As schools are closing as a precaution against the spread of the Coronavirus, many children are becoming anxious. My friend Alicia Eaton, a Behavioural & Emotional […]
March 1, 2020
St Patrick's Day

Seachtain na Gaeilge – Useful Hacks

You gotta love Seachtain na Gaeilge – only in Ireland can a week last longer than a fortnight (coicís)! It runs every year from 1-17 of […]
February 17, 2020
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Important College Accommodation Dates

CAO applications have closed, the Oral exams are a bit away still & the Mocks are over. But there are some very important college accommodation dates […]
February 4, 2020
Should homework be banned

To Give or Not to Give – Homework is the Question.

Homework is back in the news again. In late 2019, Loreto Primary School in Rathfarnham in Dublin stopped giving written homework to all classes, except for […]
January 21, 2020
What are CBA classroom-based assessments

What are Classroom-Based Assessments (CBA)?

Classroom-Based Assessments (CBA) are probably the most misunderstood part of the New Junior Cycle. Despite a call for many years to move away from the pressures […]