10@10 in Third Class

This post is written by the boys and girls of Ms. McCarthy’s 3rd Class. 10@10  is dancing, singing and exercise for children. We have been doing it in our classroom since September. Sometimes we go on to the 10@10 website, but most of the time we do GoNoodle. Our favourites are Cheerleader, Can’t Touch This, […]

BeeBots in Junior Infants – Ms. Keane

Ms. Keane’s class have been learning a little bit about basic programming. They have been programming BeeBots, which are exciting little robots designed for use by young children. The Beebots are a perfect tool for teaching counting, sequencing, estimation, problem-solving, and just having fun! The children practiced using directional language such as forward, backward, left […]

Ms. McCarthy’s 3rd Class – Inspector Detector

Experiment Title: Inspector Detector Our experiment involved exploring the force of both magnets and magnetic fields. Before beginning our experiment we needed to get a little bit of background information on magnets, their force, and their uses. With this in mind we did a mini lesson on magnets and magnetism. We learned that in order […]

Scratch in 3rd Class – Coding

We have been so lucky in 3rd class, we have had Mr. Dunne in with us for just over a week now teaching us how to use Scratch. Scratch helps young people learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively — essential skills for life in the 21st century.   Check out Ms. McCarthy’s […]

Art Club – Week 1

Spooky Skeletons We had our first RavensKidz Art Club on the Monday before we finished for Mid-Term break. The boys and girls in Art Club made their own, unique ‘Spooky Skeletons’. They used cotton wool buds and PVA  glue to create their spooky pieces. Below are some pictures of the ‘Spooky Skeletons’ made by the […]