Tag Archives: Skype in the Classroom

Mystery Skype to Standish, Maine, USA.

On Tuesday the senior room had a mystery skype. We skyped a school in Standish, Maine, USA. We asked them questions like, “Are you in the Northern Hemisphere or the Southern Hemisphere?” and “What time is it there?”
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Skype in the Classroom with Jennifer Nolan of OPS

Today we took part in Skype in the Classroom with Jennifer Nolan of the Ocean Preservation Society in Maine, USA.

We learnt so much about sea turtles, sharks and why it is so important to preserve marine life for the future. … Continue reading

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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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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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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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