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‘The Early Early Toy Show’ i...

Tonight the Toy show is on! We are really excited. We had our own ‘Early Early Toy Show’ today. It was really fun. We brought in our toys. Everyone stood up and told the class all about their toy. Our toy show was even better than the real thing, we even had a Fart Dog! Don’t forget to watch the Late Late Toy Show tonight. We will be eating sweets in our pjs! Woohoo! By Ms Brolan’s Third...
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Virtual Reality in 3rd class

Virtual Reality in 3rd class

Mr. Maguire brought in Virtual Reality glasses. It was so fun. We got to look at Artic and under the sea in 3D. we also got to use google earth in 3D. It was hard to explain what it looked like but i felt like I was floating in space. It felt like you were actually there. You could see the Artic fox. Everyone wanted a go because it was so cool. here are some pictures! By Alan ...
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The Chicks grow up!!

The Chicks grow up!!

I kept two chicks in my garden. Their names were Cookie and Daisy. I brought them into school to show my class how much they have changed. They are puffier, bigger, drinking more and eating way more than before. I feed them bird food and sometimes they eat fruit and pasta. they LOVE pasta. The class was happy to see them. Here is a picture. look at cookie sticking his head out of the box 🙂 by Siobhan
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Building tallaght village 100 years ago

Building tallaght village 100 years ago

how we made it! [vimeo]https://vimeo.com/164111836[/vimeo] a fly through of our town: [vimeo]https://vimeo.com/165136034[/vimeo] In Mr. Maguire’s 3rd class we have been building Tallaght village. We wanted to make it as it looked 100 years ago. We spoke to historians, looked at maps, used old photos and recounts and spoke to locals about what it was like. We used the maps to build the village in Minecraft. We even worked on this at home in the evening. We added the aerodrome, St. Mary’s Priory, tram lines, houses, a mill, graveyards, St. Maelruain’s...
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Virtual Greek Studies with Minecraft EDU

Virtual Greek Studies with Minecraft EDU

[vimeo]https://vimeo.com/164246884[/vimeo] We built an Ancient Greek town using MinecraftEDU in our classroom. It was really fun and we got to work with our friends. We learned a lot about Ancient Greek life. Like that they prayed to different gods and had temples in their towns. We worked in groups and drew out maps of towns and buildings before making them on the laptops. We asked other group for advice and we then showed Ms. Healy and her class our project and they learned about Ancient Greece by walking through the town we had made. We used information boxes in...