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09/04/2013

CJ Fallon supporting the World Education Games 2013

CJ Fallon are once again delighted to have been associated with the World Education Games 2013.

A huge congratulations to the winners and to every student who took part this year!

26/03/2012

Ireland: Results of the World Education Games 2012

Participation of Irish schools in the World Education Games 2012 has been the highest ever – see the table below for some statistics on participation.

The highest participation was on World Maths Day, followed by World Spelling Day and World Science Day. Considering that World Science Day was in its first year, this was a wonderful result!

Ireland Participation

World Maths Day

World Spelling Day

World Science Day

Cities/Towns participating

150

135

86

Schools participating

506

414

219

Classrooms participating

1,823

1,168

438

Total participants

16,638

8,109

1,918

Questions correctly answered

3,977,472

1,048,965

41,491

Questions attempted

4,326,353

1,216,373

81,641

Total games played

248,248

107,135

13,869

The Results from the Games have been verified and CJ Fallon representatives have notified all individuals and class groups.  The winners received either a silver Olympic style medal or a framed certificate.

If you are one of these winners, individual or group and you would like to send us a picture (having received permission from parent/teacher/guardian), with your medal or certificate, stating your name/class/school/teacher name and the category in which you have won, then we would be delighted to put it up on our website.

Below see Miss O Flaherty’s 4th class, Scoil Mhuire Girls NS, Clondalkin, Dublin 22: the proud winners and 1st in Ireland in the 8-10yr old section in Spelling, on World Spelling Day. Well done girls, all your practicing and hard work paid off!

Well done to all the winners and a big thank you and congratulations from all at CJ Fallon to all the participants!

 

09/02/2012

CJ Fallon and Microsoft Ireland join forces …

CJ Fallon and Microsoft Ireland join forces to make school books available in the cloud

Microsoft Ireland today announced details of their partnership with CJ Fallon, Ireland’s leading educational publisher, through the Microsoft Windows Azure Programme to deliver school books via the cloud through the CJ Fallon eReader platform by the beginning of the 2012 school year, providing a saving to parents on the cost of textbooks of up to 25% per student.

Speaking today at the announcement Orla Sheridan, Consumer Channels Group Director, Microsoft Ireland, said: “Microsoft is leading the way to unleashing the benefits of cloud computing with a unique combination of technology, expertise such as Windows Azure, and an unrivalled ecosystem of partners. The partnership between Microsoft and CJ Fallon is a great example of how Cloud applications like Windows Azure can enable the ability of all sectors to transition to the cloud. Through this service, CJ Fallon are cuttings costs for parents, making lesson planning for teachers easier and supporting the move of the Irish education system to an online forum. This is a great initiative and a great use of Microsoft Windows Azure Programme. Successful indigenous companies will be at the heart of Ireland’s economic recovery.”

The eReader is available free of charge via the CJ Fallon website and can be used to ‘unlock’ specific titles for usage based on a flexible licensing model. Schools are given direct access to the Licence Manager to enable them to target specific resources at individual users or class groups.

Brian Gilsenan, CEO of CJ Fallon Publishers, said: “We’re delighted to be able to launch this initiative with Microsoft today. We’ve many of our books already available through the cloud and are set to bring all of them online by September 2012. As well as the distribution of school books to students through the cloud, we will be launching a new personalised ‘MyCJFallon’ service in coming months. Through this teachers will be able to access and save all of their favourite CJ Fallon resources which are provided to support all of our major titles, from eBooks, animations, audio, video and interactives, to their own profile via the CJ Fallon website. We hope this platform will be beneficial for teachers, students, and parents alike.”

For more information and a free trial, contact us at: ebooks@cjfallon.ie.

19/01/2012

Digital Text Book Evenings

We will be demonstrating our digital text books at the following Apple-sponsored reseller events in January and February:

January

February

Come along and find out more about our new cloud-based infrastructure for eBooks and see our apps in action.

Book your place using the email addresses above – or contact us at ebooks@cjfallon.ie for more information.

27/10/2011

‘Quest’ web links: new access details

The popular web links provided for each of the History, Science and Geography Quest book series, are now available via MyCJFallon at http://my.cjfallon.ie.

When you are logged in, simply select the relevant title from the ‘Book Series’ filter and then select ‘Web Links’ in the Resource Type.

25/10/2011

Destination Maths Login Details

To log in to Destination Maths, either:

    OR

We recommend that you bookmark the Login page for future reference and ease of access.

19/10/2011

CJ Fallon supporting the Arts

Please visit http://www.musicintheclassroom.ie for more information on this great programme.

03/10/2011

MyCJFallon – ‘All your digital resources in one place’

Here at CJ Fallon, we are committed to the creation and delivery of digital resources to support teaching and learning.  Over the next few months, we will be launching a number of new services via our Digital Hub.

The first of these – “MyCJFallon” – is a new personalised web space for all teachers, providing access to all your digital resources in one place: my.cjfallon.ie 

With MyCJFallon, you can:

  • Create your own user profile
  • Search, filter and browse over 1700 digital resources (including eBooks, posters, interactive games, animations and audio)
  • ‘Add favourites’ to your profile for ease of access
  • ‘Launch’ or download resources for classroom display (including Interactive Whiteboard) or personal use

Over the coming months, we will be adding new features, so watch this space.

If you are already registered to use the old ‘Teacher’s Resources’ section of the CJ Fallon website, your access details will be the same for MyCJFallon.  If not, you can register here.

03/10/2011

CJ Fallon new website launched

Welcome to the new CJ Fallon website – we’ve updated the design and improved the navigation to make everything easier to find.

Browse the print catalogue by category and subject to find all you need to know about our titles.  Or, use the new ‘MyCJFallon’ section (replacing the old ‘Teacher’s Resources area) to access all of your digital resources.

We will be running the old and new sites in parallel for a few weeks until you get used to the new layout – just switch between the two to compare.

03/10/2011

eBooks and the CJ Fallon eReader

All of our titles will shortly be available as eBooks through the CJ Fallon eReader.

The eReader is a free downloadable application that works on any PC, Mac or iOS device (e.g. iPad) and provides access to the CJFallon eBook store.  The eReader incorporates a flexible licensing model enabling any title to be provided either via an individual or school-wide license.

If you are interested in using the eReader in your school, please contact us: ebooks@cjfallon.ie