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Law 101: New Library tutorial now live

Susan Boyle, the UCD Library College Liaison Librarian covering Law, has developed a new tutorial for those beginning to seek legal information during their course. 27 more words

UCD Library

Drowning not waving, or, how to get help in secondary school

A lot of enquiries this week about supports in post-primary school for children who have only recently received a diagnosis.  This is a difficult time for parents, especially where it coincides with the beginning of secondary education. 536 more words

For Parents

A Midweek, Late August Text

It’s another cool, beautiful morning here in my borough; the morning light appears autumnal. Here is a glossary of key vocabulary for English Language Arts… 8 more words

English Language Arts

The Weekly Text, August 19, 2016

Over the years, I have become convinced of the utility of teaching the parts of speech in order to build literacy in general, and in particular to assist students in developing their own understanding of how to write grammatically complete, syntactically meaningful, and stylish sentences. 241 more words

English Language Arts

When a child won't share ...

Today, I asked a child who is normally very happy to be with me some questions that made her feel uncomfortable. It shifted the mood in the room and I felt her shutting down. 257 more words


IELTS resources available online

2016 IELTS resources

Lots of online help and information including free practice questions

and  the excellent free online course on the Future learn page



A million challenges, a million ways to learn ...

The children in the early morning maths group wake up early. Really early. Some of them catch a bus at 6.45am to be at school in time for our sessions. 578 more words