Dear parents ,
Take a look at these educational websites and apps your child can access
Jolly Phonics App: to keep up phonics learning for infant classes.
Maths IXL .com
Tables – schoolhub.ie
Khan Academy: Useful for maths for older pupils.
Cúla 4(app) (Cúla 4: Excellent for younger pupils for Irish vocab – very child friendly. There are also videos of your children’s favourite cartoons here as Gaeilge which would be useful to watch occasionally to keep up with Irish.)
History , Grography and Science.
PE with Joe Wicks https://youtu.be/6v-a_dpwhro
draw with Don Conroy
Reading with David Walliams https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/
RTÉ daily virtual classroom for primary school children – daily on weekdays @10am and a catch-up later @ 3.20pm. Also can be watched at your own time on RTE player.
Why not lose yourself in the Gaa archive of videos from the past. There’s plenty there to watch! https://www.gaa.ie/gaa-now/archive/
Doulingo: suitable from 2nd class upwards. Tests your child Irish ability level at the start and they work away at their own level for 10mins daily.
Mathduel: For tables.
Dolch words Apps (there is a wide range available): for the development of sight words.
Nessy Apps: for reading for pupils with dyslexia or difficulties.
PinkFong: Digital stories for infant classes. Excellent and engaging.
Kahoot: for general knowledge and quizzes.
Toontastic: digital storytelling – pupils can devise their own digital story, picking a range of characters, settings, even musical background. They plan a beginning, middle and end to their story and can record their own voices to tell the story.
Puppetpals: useful for younger pupils. They can record themselves telling the story also.
Lightbot – Coding app