Using ClassDojo for ePortfolios

Many of us are familiar with ClassDojo. As a tool that can be easily used to promote and record behaviour in our classrooms. Our school are currently exploring the different types of digital resources available that could be used as ePortfolios. In doing so we have stumbled upon the ePortfolio feature in ClassDojo. And have found it to be easy to use and very effective. In addition to this ClassDojo…

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Assessment Instruments

The DES recently released a circular that provides a list of assessment instruments, including ability and achievement tests and web-based resources that are approved for use in guidance and/or learning-support contexts in post-primary schools. The list is reviewed annually and an updated list is published on the Department’s website at in May of each year. The approved assessment tools are provided under the following headings: ·    Achievement Tests – Group Administered Tests:…

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Educators Summit 2014 Invite

Microsoft Ireland would like to invite all educators to our annual Microsoft Ireland Educators Summit taking place on Thursday March 20th in Microsoft Ireland. This event will focus on the key issues facing educators in the primary and secondary school sector today.  During the day you will have an opportunity to plan for the future whilst listening to relevant content on topics such as assessments, innovative classroom practices, tools and…

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