Using QR Code and Beebots in Ms. Mulcahy’s 4th Class

The past few weeks we have been working on developing our understanding of sequencing, computational thinking and the mathematical concepts of coordinates, distance, and location. We we began our Beebot stations by reviewing forwards, backwards, left and right movements by playing a blindfold game. We reviewed all of the new language which we had learnt […]

Predictions in Ms. Mulcahy’s 4th Class

We have been learning about how to make an accurate predictions in 4th Class. We used the book ‘A bad case of the Stripes’ to practise making predictions. We used a flip chart and worked as a class to make a prediction anchor chart. We wrote all the important things we need to think of […]

Welcome Back – Ms. Mulcahy’s 4th Class

Welcome back 4th Class. It’s so lovely to see everyone back after the summer! We are very excited to get back into school life and routines. We are looking forward to learning lots of new things this year. We have lots of things planned for the coming year! Lots of STEM projects, coding and team […]

Math’s Trail in 3rd Class

This month in Ms. Stapleton’s 3rd Class we have been learning all about length. We revised how length is measured in mm, cm, m and km. We practiced adding and subtracting these just to make sure we remembered all about length. Next was the fun part – A Maths Trail! Ms. Stapleton had taken pictures […]

Data in Ms. Keane’s Junior Infants and Ms Glynn’s Senior Infants

In our Infant Classes we have been focusing data. We have been working on graphing and discussing our graphs. Ms. Keane’s Junior Infants read a lovely story called ‘The Smartest Giant in Town’. They discussed different aspects of the book and sequenced the story. When discussing their favourite character many of the boys and girls […]

Energy, Bristlebots and Data in Ms. Mulcahy’s 4th Class

This month we have been learning about energy. Like all scientists, our discover began with a question. We used a concept cartoon to begin. This concept cartoon helped us discuss how we thought cars moved and also introduced us to new vocabulary. The concept of energy was one we all knew but just didn’t have […]