Visual Schedules for Special Education Needs [SEN] pupils

Having spent many years teaching in a main stream primary classroom I returned to school this year with the exciting challenge of teaching children with special educational needs [SEN] as a resource teacher. The Down Syndrome website​ provides an excellent list of free and commercial software that you may use within your classroom. A  site

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Brainstorming and mind mapping are very popular teaching strategies and methodologies that can be used across a variety of curricular areas. Many will use the blackboard/whiteboard for a mind mapping/brainstorming session but what about a digital alternative? Let me introduce you to Mindmeister. Mindmeister.com is an online mind-mapping application. Users can create simple or complex

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Online Summer Courses for Primary Teachers

Over the past year, schools have received additional grants for computer equipment to update the ICT infrastructure within schools.  In TeachNet, we believe that in addition to funding ICT equipment, teachers need high quality professional development to help them realise the potential of this investment.  The international research clearly indicates that quality CPD is essential

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Smart Notebook Express

Smart Technologies, the world’s leading interactive whiteboard manufacturer recently released Smart Notebook Express – http://express.smarttech.com a web application that is a lightweight version of their Smart Notebook software that is bundled with their interactive whiteboard equipment for creating interactive lesson resources. In addition they have also released a downloadable version of the Smart Notebook Express

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Drumcondra Interactive Whiteboards

​ The Drumcondra Interactive Whiteboards also known as Cláir Bhána Idirgníomhacha website http://www.cbiproject.net  should be the first port of call for Irish teachers and schools researching for purchasing information or classroom resources for use on an interactive whiteboard. The website was setup in 2006 to support three primary, three post-primary schools, a special education school

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