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Day 4 Glenstal Abbey Summer Camp July 10th – 17th 2016

The day started with beautiful clear blue skies and a very warm sun shining over a stunning Glenstal Abbey and everyone got ready for maths workshops, rounders, Music Technology in the morning sessions followed by a hike to the waterfall after another fabulous lunch. After everyone got back to the Abbey it was Chuck’s turn to go completely Chemical with a…

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Day 3 Glenstal Abbey Summer Camp 10th-17th July 2016

Students today were Kayaking on the River Shannon, exploring flight related maths concepts, landing Boeing 737s at Atlantic AerVenture in Shannon Town, visiting the Aviation Museum, learning about flying and the aviation industry from Pilots and industry professionals, writing great music tracks with musician and producer Cian from CreateSounds.ie and playing football and basketball…all in one day! If you don’t…

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Day 5 Glenstal Abbey Summer Camp July 3rd-10th

This morning was all about film, lenses, virtual realities, 360 degree cameras (see above), graphs, sine waves, making waves swimming in lakes, ellipses and circles and Pythagoras among other things! Sinead Herlihy was on hand to explore coding to compose music and other scratch related innovations! Film maker Eamonn Dunne was with students this morning prepping for their movie production…

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Day 6 at Kylemore Abbey Summer Camp 2016

We all woke up to the news that the UK had voted to leave the EU. There was a stunned silence in the common room as we caught up with the BBC news. Our students from Belgium, Italy, France, Ukraine, Italy, Poland, UK and Ireland were all in agreement that something insane had just happened but life goes on and we…

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Day 3 at Kylemore Abbey Summer Camp 2016

A bright enough start to the day, first up was using Boolean Logic and programming algorithms to control the robots students had built and ready to take part in the War of the Robots! Some very competitive stuff going on… After a hectic battle we retired to the dining room for lunch and then on to Mark’s brilliant Maths Workshops…

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6 Nations 2015 – What Are The Chances?

  Championship Outright Winners This year’s much anticipated Six Nations Championship kicks off this Friday with Wales taking on England. If last week’s performance from the Saxons is any indication of what we can expect, England are looking very strong. In fact the bookies are giving England and Ireland similar odds to win the competition outright. England have an implied probability…

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Brilliant New Science Teacher Joins CMA!

Connemara Maths Academy at the request of parents have now introduced Science onto the curriculum and we are proud and honoured to have award winning and vastly experienced teacher Chuck Delpier on the team. Junior Certificate students can now avail of maths and science on all our courses. Offering Science is the next logical step for CMA and we are looking…

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Transition Year – A Golden Opportunity

According to the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment, the first year of the three year senior cycle, namely the optional Transition Year for those 75% of schools nationally who avail of it, is designed primarily to bridge the Junior and Leaving Certificate Programmes in an examination free environment facilitating the personal growth and maturity of its participants while affording…

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A Great Way to Keep Up!

Connemara Maths Academy Magazine Connemara Maths Academy is very happy to have the Connemara Maths Academy Magazine for your convenience which can now be read on Desktops and Mobile devices through Flipboard.com or on the Flipboard App. It is packed with the latest maths education news, fascinating articles from national and international contributors, student projects and films and information on how to win a…

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