We are scientists!

  We have been investigating floating and sinking this week in our science lessons. First we sorted our objects into lots of different categories. We sorted by size, by weight, by sound and by material. Next we predicted which objects would float and which ones...

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Our green fingered gardeners

Our class are becoming great gardeners. Each week we have 2 gardeners who care for our class plants. In the school garden we have also been exploring how Mangetout peas grow from a seed. We observed and recorded photos of them sprouting, growing a stalk, buds and how...

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Busy First Term

What a busy first term we have had in First Class. We have learned how to use Book Creator, so many songs and poems in Irish, our tables and counting in different numbers in maths and so much more too. We also have been working on being respectful, generous and kind...

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One Frosty Morning…

We have been learning all about winter. Yesterday we predicted what today's weather would be like. Today we went on a weather hunt to see if we were correct. We set off with our i-pads, recording what winter felt like, sounded like and looked like. Here we are...

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We are Problem Solvers!

We have been solving lots of different problems the past few weeks in class. In our maths class, we learnt the R.U.D.E. way of solving problems. These letters stand for: Read, Underline, Draw, Estimate/Explain. It has really helped us tackle tricky word problems. We...

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Video of our e-Learning Journey

We have had a very busy few weeks on our Digital Media journey. We each made our own e-books with lots of different modes of media, including text, voice recording, video, photos and digital art. We had so much fun during our projects. Watch our video of the process...

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Countdown to Christmas

Our countdown to Christmas has begun. The elves delivered a Christmas tree and a beautiful handmade Christmas Countdown Calendar last week to our classroom.   Our trip to The Helix to see Frosty the Snowman also helped us to get into the festive mood. Here we are...

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We Broke Out!

We had a very exciting day today in M.Pól's 1st Class. We played a game, part of the educational platform BreakoutEDU, where we had to solve lots of clues to get answers to unlock different types of locks. We had to read the clues, follow directions of arrows, figure...

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Update from 1st Class

Last Friday, we celebrated moving into a new class with our Opening Ceremony. We told stories and we sang for our parents. In our stories there were messages of togetherness and community. We had a really great day! The Sam Maguire Cup came in after our celebration!...

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We are Digitally Literate!

This week, we have been focusing on being authors. We are authors with a difference, though, we are going to publish our works digitally! We have been using the Book Creator app to design our ebooks. We recorded, photographed, documented and even illustrated our...

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