Learning Zone – Web Links

Typing Programme:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing

Learn to type the fun way…A BBC site where you can learn to type and improve the speed and accuracy of your typing

Fun with Spot:

http://www.funwithspot.com

Learn with spot as he gets up to lots of exciting and fun things

Games and Puzzles:

http://www.ictgames.com
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/digger/5_7entry/5_7.shtml
http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/dynamo/home.shtml
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/games/gut_instinct/pop.s html

Preparing Junior Infants for starting school

An article, detailing six skills your child needs for starting school this September:

http://www.herfamily.ie/parenthood/six-skills-your-child-needs-for-starting-school-this-september/222949

NCCA: National Council for Curriculum and Assessment

General Curriculum Information for Parents:

http://www.ncca.ie/en/Curriculum_and_Assessment/Parents/Primary/Infant_Classes/

Please click link below to view a  podcast, tip sheets and video clips that will tell you about the maths your child will learn in junior and senior infants and give you tips about how you can help your child at home. 

http://www.ncca.ie/en/Curriculum_and_Assessment/Parents/Primary/Infant_classes_Maths_resources/Infant_Classes_Maths_Resources.html

Raising Boys Achievement

Encouraging Boys: Five Top tips for getting boys reading by: Gary Wilson

http://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/reading-owl/expert-help/encouraging-boys

English Curriculum and ICT Links

Oral Language:

Letter Stories: http://www.kindersite.org/Directory/Stories.htm

Listen and Respond: http://www.sebastianswan.org.uk/autumn/bkau.html

Reading:

Starfall Poetry: http://www.starfall.com/n/level-b/poetry/play.htm?f

Literactive: http://www.literactive.com/Download/stories.asp?sub=READ

Starfall Reading: http://www.starfall.com/n/level-a/learn-to-read/load.htm?f

Writing:

Sky Writer Letters: http://www.ictgames.com/sky_writing.html

 

 

Scoil Naomh Treasa, Bellewstown, Co. Meath

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