Technology

Vex Robotics 2017/2018

  The preparations for the Vex Robotics competition are well and truly under way in Scoil Mhuire. Students from 5th and 6th class have been working on building our Stretch Robot and programming it for competition. The girls have also been researching the use of technology in the everyday lives of people and just [...]

2017-12-06T19:08:59+01:00December 6th, 2017|Categories: Latest Posts, Robotics, STEM, Technology|Tags: , , |

STEM Fun: Robotics Workshop with 4th class

STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics!! Our senior classes in particular have many opportunities to get involved in applying their scientific and mathematical knowledge to technology and engineering - Coder Dojo, Robotics and the science club being options for children in 4th, 5th and 6th classes. This year 4th class had a Robotics workshop that they really [...]

2017-06-29T13:49:00+01:00June 25th, 2017|Categories: STEM|Tags: , , , , , |

Touch Typing

Touch typing is an important skill in today’s technical world and it takes time to develop both speed and accuracy. We have set up accounts for the children in 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th classes on Typing.com. The children will have a chance to practise touch typing during their weekly computer class. We would greatly encourage additional practice at [...]

2017-06-09T09:35:55+01:00June 25th, 2017|Categories: Latest Posts, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , |