Seesaw

Seesaw is a dynamic application that is simple to use and highly effective in classroom life. It is  a program that can be accessed by each of the students in your class and used to communicate, learn, share projects and create a portfolio. One of the key features of seesaw is its simple interface and easy to use tools. Students can take pictures of their work upload them and comment…

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Up-skill this Autumn with TeachNet CPD

For Autumn 2016, TeachNet are offering five online courses, to help you and your school achieve effective ICT integration into teaching and learning, including our latest course entitled “Teacher Toolkit: Integrating ICT into Teaching Learning & Assessment Practices ”. TeachNet’s online courses bring together the expertise of St. Patrick’s College and the practical approach of our course authors. All TeachNet courses are created “by teachers, for teachers” using the best…

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Assessment for Learning using e-Portfolios

There is no doubting that Literacy and Numeracy in Education has been placed at centre stage in recent of months. This drive for improvement in standards is here to stay and yet I as a teacher am not sure where to begin. Circular 0056/2011 describes the initial steps to be taken by schools from January 2012  onwards. One aspect of action to be taken is in the area of assessment.…

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