For many years, our Clare Education Centre has been promoting the teaching of ‘Science’ in Barefield N.S. and in other schools around Co. Clare. The promotion of active learning as well as co-operative learning were the foundation on which this promotion was built. STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics. Pupils in our Ranganna [...]
Some budding engineers working very hard this week on their creations!
A lot of fun was had in our class with Place Value Battles, loop games, counting choir, dice games and human number lines...you can see from our photos we enjoyed ourselves !
Pattern work was our focus this week for Maths week. We had a lot of fun!!
Mr. Murray’s Fifth class enjoying Enginneers Week 2019
Pupils in my class completed very interesting projects involving Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics. Each group planned, constructed and decorated a marble run at least 1.5m long and the marble had to enter the top of a bottle positioned at the bottom of the run. It was a very creative, enjoyable and fun project [...]
4th class pupils have been enjoying some extra Maths challenges this week during Maths Week 2018. On Wednesday the children enjoyed participating in 'Multiverse' in the computer room, accessed through their Mathletics accounts. The game, based on multiplication fact fluency and recall, sees the students progress through space, collecting and trading resources, and unlocking new [...]
Take a look at our most recent STEAM project! The children's task involved working in groups to construct a ramp from which a toy car could be launched. The toy car had to jump a gap of at least 10 cm after leaving the ramp. Initial plans were drawn up before the children set to [...]
Children from 5th class took part in Bizworld on Thursday and Friday. This is a programme aimed at promoting entrepreneurship skills in children. Aoife McDonagh from Bank of Ireland facilitated the workshops. The children came up with many creative business ideas. They discussed their ideas, applied for positions in their companies and marketed their businesses. [...]
5th class, Mr Murrays, have been busy constructing and engineering (and tasting!!)....