COP (Community of Practice) · Digital fluency · Leadership · NCEA · New Zealand · NZACDITT · Technology · video

I’m a panelist at uLearn17

This wasn’t planned and I had no idea I’d be doing this only last week… however, looking forward to participating with Helen Cooper, @jayeriki @FionaGrant “On the Sofa” for Digital Technology | Hangarau Matahiko session, Breakout 4 Thursday #ulearn17 https://e.core-ed.org/breakouts/ulearn17/view#/breakouts/421/ulearn17/view/1135 Advertisements

COP (Community of Practice) · Leadership · Māori · New Zealand

The #edchatNZ te reo Māori challenge

Māori language week is about getting all of us to use more te reo Māori on a daily basis. Twitter #edchatNZ has challenged us all to level up our te reo. What is involved? Sign up here for the #edchatNZ te reo Māori challenge. Collect evidence of your progress. (You can do this in a… Continue reading The #edchatNZ te reo Māori challenge

COP (Community of Practice) · Leadership · NCEA · New Zealand · Technology

NCEA markers on lookout for memorised or plagiarised answers in 2017 school exams

This has been happening for a year or two in the Digital Technology Externals, but looks like it will roll-out across all Learning areas of the NZC for the 2107 NCEA. NCEA assessment documentation warned Digital Technologies teachers in 2016 that externally assessed reports must be in a student’s own words and that suspicion of… Continue reading NCEA markers on lookout for memorised or plagiarised answers in 2017 school exams

Connectivism · COP (Community of Practice) · Digital fluency · Māori · NCEA · New Zealand · NZACDITT · Technology

Digital Technology Consultation

With under two weeks to go until the closing of the Ministry of Education consultation on the Digital Technology Curriculum draft I thought I’d post this plea for anyone interested to make your voice heard. Here you will find links to: the Consultation Presentation from Tim Bell and Hinerangi Edwards (from the Rotorua meeting), three… Continue reading Digital Technology Consultation

Connectivism · Digital fluency

Socialmedia Cribsheets for Teachers

Google+ https://ictevangelist.com/beginners-guide-to-google-plus-for-teachers-the-crib-sheet/ Pinterest https://ictevangelist.com/beginners-guide-to-pinterest-the-crib-sheet/ Twitter https://ictevangelist.com/beginners-guide-to-twitter-the-crib-sheet/ YouTube https://ictevangelist.com/beginners-guide-to-youtube-for-teachers-the-crib-sheet/

Art · Constructivism · Making · Photography

Maker Camp: 3D-Printed Pinhole Camera | Make:

The fully functional P6*6 camera uses 120 roll film, comes in 35mm and 50mm lengths, and is printable without support even on the tiniest of print beds. It makes an impressive 6cm square negative — about 4 times bigger than a standard 35mm neg. Extrude it today and amaze your friends with a uniquely awesome… Continue reading Maker Camp: 3D-Printed Pinhole Camera | Make:

Change · COP (Community of Practice) · Digital fluency · Leadership · Māori · New Zealand · NZACDITT · Technology

Response to the Newsroom

A recent Newsroom article positing a very negative response to proposed Digital Technologies | Hangarau Matihiko Curriculum has managed to gain a lot of traction on Twitter. I was actually really disappointed by the article, and it is unfortunate that the platform doesn’t allow comments so we can’t discuss the points directly. I believe the article itself… Continue reading Response to the Newsroom