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 […]