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10 ways to encourage beginning reading in an Emirati home
(International Printing Press, 2011)
Parents worldwide play a significant role in the development of their children’s reading (Trelease, 2006). Yet, the fostering of home reading practices seems to be a challenge in both the United Arab Emirates and wider ...
The voice of the child in 21st Century education matters, now more than ever (Pre-published version)
(Australian Association for Research in Education, 2016)
In education systems today there is a real danger of children’s voices being swamped by those of bureaucrats, economists and politicians. I believe to ensure we remain responsive to learners we have to listen and respond ...
Let the children play: children’s rights and our responsibilities (Pre-published version)
(Early Childhood Ireland, 2018)
Growing up outdoors (Pre-published version)
(Early Childhood Ireland, 2019)
Did you know that nearly one in six Irish parents don’t think it’s safe for their five year old child to play outside at home during the day? Irish and international research indicates that neighbourhood safety has an ...
An evaluation of education provision for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Ireland
(National Council for Special Education [Department of Education and Science], 2016)
School-based interventions to reduce sedentary behaviour in children: A systematic review
(AIMS Press, 2016)
Prolonged, uninterrupted periods of sedentary time may be associated with increased risk of Type II diabetes, cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality even if the minimum recommended levels of daily physical activity ...
Practical problems: using literature to teach statistics
(NCTM [National Council of Teachers of Mathematics], 2016)
Using architecture as a context to enhance students' understanding of symmetry
(AAMT [Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers], 2017)
Working within the context of a contest to find the most beautiful tourist attraction in the world, Year 5 students investigate the most symmetric building from a short-list of three iconic buildings. This involves ...
Children as data detectives
(INTO [Irish National Teachers Organisation], 2012)
Transforming the teaching of data Is your experience of teaching data less than exciting? Do you think there is more to teaching data than making bar charts of children’s favourite colours? And pictograms of modes of ...
Let infants’ knowledge of pattern grow
(INTO [Irish National Teacher's Organisation], 2011)