Help Parent-Teacher Communication Bloom

The desire to enhance parental engagement seems to be permeating schools more and more. Immediately after taking over as Home School Community Liaison teacher last year, I naturally enough started looking for a suitable application that our school could use to further drive parental involvement in our establishment. Some teachers have previously experimented with edmodo …

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Microsoft Educator Community – Have you explored it yet?

Earlier this year, Microsoft launched a new website for their Educator Community with many new additions and features for educators around the world to enjoy and exploit. It is accessible at and offers teachers a wealth of resources and features including courses, classroom resources, lesson plans, options to connect with other educators and to connect your …

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As an IT coordinator and Learning Support teacher in my school for the past 20 years, one of the questions that I am asked ALL of the time is…. “Do you have any software that you recommend for x….” Be it place value, reading, spelling or maths concepts… teachers and parents want to give their …

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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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