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Enabling e-Learning | What's on in Term 2?

Term 2 Enabling e-Learning Calendar of Events 

Tēnā koutou, talofa lava and welcome to Term 2's e-learning activities online. We have another great line-up of events planned for you this term, so don't miss out!

You may wish to book the following events from the Enabling e-Learning calendar into your own calendars. Feel free to tell your friends and colleagues! Smile


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Last term we started a discussion, New challenge: Finish this sentence.... and set a challenge for you to dive in and Finish this sentence:  When we go digital this year, we're replacing/giving up ..... This term we’d love to hear more>>>


SmileFORUM: MLEs: Learning spaces and resourcing | NAPP Kōrero 6, current

imageIs preparing for Modern Learning Environments a reality for you? You’re invited to join this Napp thread and engage in conversations around preparations and strategies leaders need to undertake to ensure strategic decision-making, resource allocation and leadership enhances Modern Learning Environments. This thread is also supported by a LIVE webinar planned for 26 June. Come join us in Enabling e-Learning | Leadership group - this conversation is LIVE now. Please note: Anyone can be involved.


Smile FORUM: Personalising learning | Shallow and deep expressions of practice,  22 May – 23 June

imageGood teachers have always focused on individual needs of learners. So what does the term ‘deep personalisation’ mean in, Supporting future-oriented learning and teaching — a New Zealand perspective? This forum will provide a platform to discuss some of the complexities around understanding the term ‘personalisation’ in the NZ context. Come join us in Enabling e-Learning | Leadership group when the thread is now live.


Smile FORUM: Engaging parents/whānau with and through technologies, 5 June – 4 July


More and more schools are using technology to engage with parents/whānau and the wider community about their children’s learning. Some schools have initiated programmes to teach parents/whānau about technologies, as well as the benefits for using these. For schools stories and more, come join us in Enabling e-Learning | Beyond the Classroom group when this thread becomes live.


Smile FORUM: New technologies and collaborative processes, 19 June – 18 July

Car pool imageA problem shared is a problem halved. It’s not uncommon for teachers to come together and share ideas. This often makes for a powerful exchange. What does networking and collaboration mean for us as teachers/learners and how can we harness tools such as GAFE for teaching/learning? Come join us in the Enabling e-Learning | Teaching group when the thread becomes live.


Your input and ideas are valued and welcome in all of these forum discussions. What we need is the voice of many!




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All events can be found in the Enabling e-Learning calendar


Smile WEBINAR: Supporting maths through digital technologies, Thursday 29 May, 3.45 – 4.45pm

Interested in ways to engage and accelerate learning in maths using e-learning tools and pedagogies? This webinar will specifically explore ways to effectively infuse e-learning to help introduce and consolidate maths concepts and processes in a primary context. Guest presenter: Vanitha Govini. REGISTER NOW!

This webinar is supported by a thread in the Enabling e-Learning | Teaching group. You're invited to come and share your own experiences here.


Smile WEBINAR: MLEs: Learning spaces and resourcing | NAPP Kōrero 6, Thursday 26 June, 3.45-4.45pm 

Come join us as we explore what effective leadership and resourcing of Modern Learning environments can and does look like. Guest presenters Chris Bradbeer and Mark Osborne will share conceptual and practical points of view - around planning, implementing and resourcing MLEs. This webinar is supported by a forum thread with the same name. REGISTER NOWPlease note: This is open for anyone to attend.



Cool Webinar: Reshaping assessment to value different forms of success - especially for Māori and Pasifika learners: Wednesday 21 May, 4-5pm

Join Manu Faaea-Semeatu and  Nadell Karatea-Kokiri as they share their experiences of what has and hasn’t worked for them as a Samoan woman and a Māori woman - from their own experiences as learners, as well as their own experiences with learners.

Manu and Nadell will share their stories and in doing so will encourage you to think about your own practice, as well as to consider the implications of the current standardised tests...including what it means for the success of our tamariki. Click here for more information on how to access this webinar.


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The weekly e-Learning Round-Up: Every 2 weeks

Enjoy our weekly digest of e-learning from across the VLN groups communities. Published every fortnight - straight to you!  Every member of the Enabling e-Learning group receives this via email.