Ballydesmond National School
Please find below a list of educational websites that we recommend for consolidating your child's learning. You may be directed to specific ones by your child's teacher in the coming weeks but we also encourage you and your child to explore them at a time that suits you.
A list of useful Gaeilge resources online
Twinkl is a resource that teachers all over the country use to find / make worksheets, resources etc. It is a huge resource and they have very kindly offered one free month’s subscription for parents. Click on the link above and enter the code IRLTWINKLHELPS.
(Site for teachers) – through ScoilNet, all children have access to World Book Online https://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/products?ed=all&gr=Welcome%21
Tools, apps and websites to support Irish primary pupils working in the home - List created by Ciara Reilly, Lecturer in Education (ICT and Digital Education) www.mie.ie
How to Learn Math is a free self-paced class for learners of all levels of mathematics.
Here you will find a list of websites suitable for home use that will further enhance your child's learning
World Map Quiz games to learn and revise your knowledge of world Geograpahy
HomeschoolMath.net is a comprehensive math resource site for homeschooling parents, parents, and teachers.
Searchable site of thousands of quality teaching resources, interactive resources, homework, exam and revision help. Useful for teachers, pupils and parents.
Use BBC Bitesize to help with your homework, revision and learning. Find free videos, step-by-step guides, activities and quizzes by level and subject.
Where possible, using apps and sites where the children are creating content rather than being passive is advised.
Stop Go Animation
https://www.mykidstime.com/things-to-do/10-handiest-apps-stop-motion - choice of animation apps
https://fisfilmproject.ie/ - practical advice and lessons on teaching children how to make movies at home and how to edit etc.