Pádraig de Búrca commented on the post, The Evolution of Professional Learning in the Social Media Age 1 year, 7 months ago
Well said! I, for one, am thrilled to be a small part of an ever-expanding network community of teachers. I, too, have been motivated to continue blogging primarily because there is an audience wider than just my […]
Pádraig de Búrca commented on the post, One Minute Writing 1 year, 7 months ago
Also one called 100 word challenge at http://100wc.net/
Thanks Ann. This idea sounds really good. The simple ones are the best, methinks. I’m going to work on it tomorrow!
Also, to David, thanks for the link.
Pádraig de Búrca wrote a new post, Mrs. Hay’s Keys: Grammar Is Important 1 year, 7 months ago
I’m an old fogey when it comes to writing. I spend many hours each term teaching grammar. We work on this formally twice-weekly, and incidentally when an interesting situation arises.
One such situation was […]
Pádraig de Búrca wrote a new post, Commander Chris Hadfield In My Classroom 1 year, 8 months ago
Two weeks ago I came upon a wonderful idea at Pedagoo. Very simple, as many wonderful ideas usually are. I resolved to bring a specific teaching strategy to my classroom. I wrote about it here a little while […]
Pádraig de Búrca and Lucie Golton are now friends 1 year, 8 months ago
Pádraig de Búrca wrote a new post, Resolutions for My Class: There Is No Box 1 year, 8 months ago
It’s January, and it’s resolutions-time.
I’ve been taking a little look every now and then at the Pedagoo Resolutions Document. and I’ve added an idea myself hoping to bring together several heads around the […]
Pádraig de Búrca replied to the topic There is no box in the forum Find the Question 1 year, 8 months ago
My first reaction(s):
How many letters in the word four?
How many provinces are in Ireland? (Note, there were five, historically)
Pádraig de Búrca started the topic There is no box in the forum Find the Question 1 year, 8 months ago
This is a GREAT idea. Teaching children to think outside the box. In fact there is no box. Here’s a generic answer. I wonder how many different types of question might our pupils come up with.
The ANSWER is […]
Pádraig de Búrca commented on the post, An Unexpected Journal 1 year, 8 months ago
Inspirational, Kate! I too am penning my first
teaching-reladted blog post, very much akin to yourself, motivated
by truly affirming interactions with faceless twitter friends.
Watch my space @deburcapadraig
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