Archive | Maths

Building Fraction Walls in 3rd Class

 “If you really want to learn something – then do something.” That’s the motto of 3rd class pupils especially when coming to grips with fractions. The children in Room 18 are spending lots of time exploring fractions by constructing their own personal fraction walls. There is nothing like folding and cutting the fractions and comparing […]

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Awesome Area

Second class have been learning all about area. We first measured the area of a sheet of paper using playing cards. Then we measured the area our desks using playing cards and then sheets of A4 paper to see the area that they covered and to decide if measuring area, which would be the best […]

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Maths Week- Test the Teacher!

As part of Maths Week, the Numeracy Team ran a school wide competition inviting students to create puzzles that they think would test the teachers. Congratulations to the boys and girls who won Homework Passes for their excellent puzzles. Ms Traynor and Ms Madden were truly tested trying to figure out the answers- as Mr […]

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First Class Parents Information Session

As part of our Maths Week activities here in Scoil Oilibhéir, parents of students in Rang 1 were invited to attend an information session on how to best help their children with maths. We were delighted to see so many parents attend on Tuesday and want to give a special thank you to Mr.Elliffe for […]

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Maths Week

It is Maths Week in Scoil Oilibhéir and the children have been busy taking part in maths games and problem solving activities all week in the halla. The pupils have been using their ‘maths eyes’ throughout the school day, taking measurements of their surroundings and going on maths trails with their teachers. Well done boys […]

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