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Seamus is a retired School Teacher and co-author of Ireland’s longest selling primary maths book. He is passionate about using technology to find new ways of teaching maths to young children and adults.

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Meet The Author – Seamus O’Neill

Seamus O’Neill is a former primary teacher, teacher trainer and Code Club founder and mentor. He had a pivotal role in developing the Mathemagic series of textbooks and shadow puzzle books which have been popular in Irish primary schools for almost 20 years. During almost 40 years association with Navan Education Centre, Seamus supplied a voluntary Resources Development Service to local schools, organised Summer Courses in Art, Maths and Computers and taught Scratch to teachers in Navan Education Centre (2011 – 2018).

His published books include Scratch from Scratch (2014) and SCRATCH with Ready-Steady-Code (2017). He was uniquely honoured by the Scratch MIT Media Lab team, at MIT (Boston) when they added into Scratch, a component which he developed to improve it as a teaching resource for Maths and Computational Thinking. Seamus’s component the 20px and 30px grids can be seen in the Scratch backdrops library. They are freely available to Scratch users worldwide. He shares over 500 Scratch projects under several Scratch IDs, mostly at https://scratch.mit.edu/users/readysteadycode. In 2016, 2017 and 2018 he organised the Irish National SCRATCH Conference and a similiar  Conference under the auspices of The WORD National Centre near Newcastle-Upon-Tyne NE England, in 2019.