Joanne Gilmartin

Have you got Maths Eyes?

Use of the Environment in Numeracy

[vimeo][/vimeo]Numeracy encompasses the ability to use mathematical understanding and skills to solve problems and meet the demands of day-to-day living in complex social settings. (Literacy & Numeracy for Learning and Life 2011, p.8) Mathematics expresses itself everywhere, in almost every facet of life – in nature all around us, and in the technologies in our […]

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Have a Safer Internet Day!

[vimeo][/vimeo] Safer Internet Day (SID) is a global campaign that promotes a healthy Internet for everyone. It will be celebrated on Tuesday 11th February 2014. This international annual event takes place every February to promote safe and responsible use of the internet and mobile phone technologies, especially amongst children and young people. Safer Internet Day is organised

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Christmassy Apps

Christmas is just around the corner and Nativity Plays, Carol Services and festivity and good cheer are the order of the day. Pupils are excited and their concentration levels are decreasing with every passing day. For this reason I would like to showcase some Christmas apps that can help them access the magic of Christmas

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In April 2012 a new website was launched called The site was built by a Luke Saunders, a Secondary School teacher in Sligo. The website is aimed at second level students and teachers and is free of charge. breaks up the main Junior and Leaving Cert. subjects into curricular topics which links to Read More »

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