Scratch : Thinking made visual

Scratch : Thinking made visual

Coding is fast becoming a buzz word in education conversations. Although some teachers argue very convincingly that there is no place for coding in the already overcrowded primary curriculum, retired teacher Seamus O’Neill (co-author Mathemagic) is on a mission to...
National Scratch Conference in Review

National Scratch Conference in Review

  On Tuesday 20th June 2017, the first National SCRATCH Conference in Ireland was held in Trim Co. Meath, Ireland (not far from Dublin).  It was part-sponsored by Meath County Council and organised by Seamus O’Neill (We and Us, Educational Design Services)....

Ready Steady Code – The Story so Far

SCRATCH with Ready-Steady-Code (RSC) began in 2012 After some initial research, retired school teacher, Seamus O’Neill and several volunteer parents launched the first session of Navan’s CoderDojo in Navan Education Centre in October 2012. CoderDojo aims to teach...