Irish EduBlog Award Finalists

The EduBlog Awards are back and we’re delighted that has been shortlisted for the final in the Best ed tech / resource sharing blog category. However, is not the only Irish finalist, we are well represented this year with xxx blogs in the running in different categories. I’m sure all these blogs would appreciate you giving them … Read more

Edublog Awards Nominations

  It’s that time of the year again – the Edublog Awards are back for their 11th year. Every year, nominates its favourite blogs into this international competition. We were delighted last year to have nominated the overall winner, Seomra Ranga, so hopefully we’ll back a few more winners this time around again. If … Read more

Scoilnet WordPress Plugin

If you’re running a web site using, Scoilnet has just released an API (Application Programming Interface) plugin that can be used with websites that run on the WordPress platform. The plugin allows you to include a search component on your site that searches Scoilnet’s database of 11,000+ teacher-reviewed resources. Scoilnet Maps was the first … Read more

Irish Teachers on Teachers that pay Teachers

Teachers pay Teachers is a website that’s been around for a number of years where teachers offer worksheets, lesson plans, posters and other resources to other teachers for use. What makes it different to some of the sites already out there is that teachers can charge for these resources. The web site is based in … Read more

The Blog Awards Ireland are Back!

Last year Damien Mulley announced that he was ending the Irish Blog Awards just in time for me to pluck up the confidence to enter so I was delighted when I heard that my friends in the KLCK Bloggers’ Network decided to take it on. The Blog Awards Ireland will be  happening later this year and … Read more

What are you doing this February 29th?

What are you doing this February 29th? Proposing to your future husband? If not, you should try out blogging. is a global blogging project that is the brainchild of UK teacher, David Mitchell.  The web site hopes to collect blog posts from all around the world. According to the web site, As soon as Feb … Read more

Primary Blogs to Look Out for in 2012

I think that 2012 will see a continuation in the rise of Irish primary teachers blogging.  There are a growing number of schools who are ditching their old web sites and taking up blogs and teachers are beginning to start up their own class blogs.  The Junior Spider Awards in December saw some excellent class … Read more

The Year of the Teacher Blog

Last week I was quoted in the Irish Examiner saying that this would be the year of the teacher blog.  In the last year, I have noticed that there has been a steady increase in the number of teachers who have decided to blog about teaching and learning and I believe that there are going … Read more

Bloggers International

What are you doing on June 29th?  Are you winding down ready for the final day of term?  Before you do, and if you’re around Portlaoise, it might be worth checking out Bloggers International’s first event. Bloggers International is the coming together of the KLCK (Kilkenny, Laois, Carlow, Kildare) Blogging Group and the Chipping Norton … Read more

The end of the Blog

The NCTE are still rolling out their free web space but because they have two different hosting packages, everybody is confused including themselves.  I’ve received a couple of emails since I gave my talk on Blogging at the CESI conference asking me about the Scoilnet hosting.  I usually just refer them on to the NCTE helpdesk.  However, I got a worrying email from someone who has been trying to get a blog up and running but has hit a wall because the people on the NCTE helpdesk don’t know what she’s talking about.

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