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Clontuskert to New York for Christmas

Today Ms. Scott and her class (1st and 2nd) travelled virtually to New York to learn about Christmas traditions in the US from Ms. Jacquie Gilmore’s Class.
Check out some of the highlights in our film.

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Presenting our work in OneNote

Today Microsoft visited us in Clontuskert to film us presenting about our work in OneNote. We shared our work in Classroom Notebook, Staff Notebook and how we use Learning Tools. We were filmed in groups working on a collaborative feasts … Continue reading

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Skype Christmas Card Exchange

Today we took part in the Skype Christmas Card Exchange with Northwood Elementary School in Northwood in Hilton, New York. Their teacher Ms. Sica and Mrs. Murray organised the call as part of the Skype Christmas Card Exchange through the … Continue reading

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Skypeathon- travelling virtually to Portugal

This morning we connected with Portugal as part of Skypeathon 2017. Manuela Valentim and her students shared their work on the Global Sustainability Goals and we all worked on a Kahoot they had made for #ClimateActionP The students in Clontuskert … Continue reading

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Skypeathon- Travelling virtually to Kenya

At 11.30am today we Skyped Abdi Ismaeil in Kenya. He is Principal of his school. He is in a new school that opened two years ago. Abdi’s school is located in Maralal in Sambaru County. They are 11,372 km from … Continue reading

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Skypeathon- Travelling virtually to Turkey

Today we took part in our first Skypeathon call to Turkey. It was a Mystery Skype so we had to work out where our partner school was located across the world. Some of the questions we asked and answers we … Continue reading

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Climate Action- Together we are stronger

Climate Action- Together we are stronger
Find out more on www.climate-action.info

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Clontuskert in National Geographic

St. Augustine’s NS Clontuskert has been mentioned in the National Geographic as part of the international Climate Action Project #ClimateActionP We have been representing Ireland in this project and collaborating with 250 other schools globally to action change against global … Continue reading

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Week 4 Climate Action Project- Skyping Dubai

On Wednesday we skyped into GEMS School in Dubai with Mrs. Shafaque Riaz. GEMS is also a Microsoft Showcase School. Professor Anne Dolan from Mary Immaculate College in Limerick joined us for the call and was very impressed with the … Continue reading

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Week 4 Climate Action Project- Skyping New Jersey

Week 4 of our Climate Action Project consisted of preparation for and taking part in Skype Calls with schools in New Jersey and Dubai. We prepared by using our research over the previous three weeks of the project to collate … Continue reading

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