Tag Archives: vocabulary

Communicating about the Internet…and (of) Things like that

Last Wednesday, I had the opportunity to attend a very stimulating evening entitled, ‘Digitally Connected’ hosted by Network Cork and IT Cork at the Clarion Hotel. It was a very informative evening which highlighted opportunities and risks associated with the exponential growth of the internet, particularly as it becomes closer and closer to our lives. […]

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Mind maps: What are they for and how to create them

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          Mind maps are an invaluable tool for students with language and literacy difficulties, and are a strategy that I often recommend in my reports. What are they for? Well what better way to explain, than to create a simple one to discuss the topic. Helping with understanding: Children with language […]

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Stormy stories…the importance of story telling skills, and some tips for helping them along

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“Our trampoline blew away….but we found it….”  “Well, our play house didn’t blow away….it’s very strong!” were some of the stories that came back from our son’s first day at school following Storm Darwin on 12th February 2014. These stories were still vivid in the children’s minds, even though power cuts had meant that it was […]

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