The winner of our draw held at the INTO Congress in Cork for one year’s free subscription to Mathletics for up to 35 pupils was: Ms. Liz Read, St. Patrick’s BNS De La Salle, Coote’s Lane, Kilkenny City.
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!
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!
World Maths Day
World Spelling Day
World Science Day
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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!
Congratulations to the 1.57 million students who took part in the World Education Games 2012, run by Mathletics – and a big Congratulations to ALL the Irish schools who took part in the games!
Below are this year’s two Irish World Maths Day ambassadors: Chloe from Presentation Senior School in Mullingar, County Westmeath, and Reece from Talbot Senior School in Clondalkin, Dublin 22.
Chloe, Reece and their teachers, Miss O Neill and Miss Byrne, did a wonderful job promoting Maths and Mathletics on the day. Both ambassadors received a Samsung Galaxy Tab for their efforts!
All results are being verified at the moment and will be officially announced when the verification process is complete. CJ Fallon will then contact the Irish winners in each category.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will be demonstrating our digital text books at the following Apple-sponsored reseller events in January and February:
- Tuesday 17th Kilkenny Education Centre 7-9pm (Contact email@example.com to book a place)
- Wednesday 18th Limerick Education Centre 7-9pm (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Thursday 19th Sligo Education Centre 5-7pm (email@example.com)
- Monday 23rd Clare Education Centre 7.30-9pm (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Tuesday 24th Dublin West Education Centre 6-8pm (email@example.com)
- Wednesday 25th Cavan Institute 6-8pm (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Monday 30th Navan Education Centre 6-8pm (email@example.com)
- Tuesday 31st St Patrick’s College Drumcondra 7-9pm (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Wednesday 1st Laois Education Centre 6-8pm (email@example.com)
- Thursday 2nd Athlone Education Centre 7.30-9pm (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Tuesday 28th Kildare Education Centre 6-8pm (email@example.com)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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.
To log in to Destination Maths, either:
- Visit the Destination Maths Information Page and click on the Login link;
- Go directly to the CJ Fallon Destination Maths login page at: http://destinationmaths.cjfallon.ie/.
We recommend that you bookmark the Login page for future reference and ease of access.
Please visit http://www.musicintheclassroom.ie for more information on this great programme.
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.