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 […]

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 […]