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Where have we been online in 2017?

ChristmasKia ora tatou, summer has well-and-truly arrived and in this last week of school, we'd like to look back on the trends we discussed in our community. A big thank you to everyone who joined us online. 


In 2017 Enabling e-Learning (TKI and VLN) captured your voice in:


As well as all the new online material in TKI, we also published:


Top trends for 2017 included:

  • Teaching digital citizenship
  • Authentic curriculum, project based learningCollaboration
  • Student agency, inquiry
  • Authentic assessment
  • Collaborative inquiry
  • Collaborative planning
  • Working togehter in Kāhui ako
  • New forms of PLD
  • Seesaw as a digital portfolio for students and teachers
  • Robotics and coding (including Scratch)
  • Gamification in learning
  • Equity of access to digital platforms
  • Using the Google suite 
  • 3D gaming and virtual reality
  • New Digital Technologies | Hangarau Matihiko curriculum 
  • Learning and about with digital technologies
  • Benefits of online learning, blended learning
  • Literacy and e-learning tools
  • Planning for inclusive education
  • Staff recruitment
  • New codes and standards for teaching
Guest commentators and presenters were you! We couldn't have asked the questions, shared our experiences, opinions, and resources or debated and dived deeper unless you were involved. A big huge thank you to the following people who were invited to share:
Karen Spencer, Tony Cairns, Fleur Knight, Barrie Matthews, Anne Williams, Nicky Lewis, Rachel Whalley, Darren Sudlow, Katrina Laurie, Nicky Tempero, Nick Booth, Tim Bell, Janelle, Riki-Waaka, Steve Wright, Barb, Toni Maddiford, Ginette Van Praag, Ruth Davey, Chris Dillion, Justin Hickey, Jeanette Charlie Smith, Tyne Crow, Ritu Sehji, Warren Grieve, Peter Brooks, Anna Voyce.
Please feel free to download an Enabling e-Learning community badge (Guest BloggerGuest Presenter) and add this to your profiles.


A super BIG huge thank you to Warren Grieves for guiding our thinking around the new developments with the Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko curriculum in his group, Digital Technologies: Ideas, implementation, inspiration for the new curriculum and a special mention for those who also joined in, asked questions or responded to others in e-learning related conversations this year. 
Tama Emery, MisterDRoberts, Tim Thatcher, Sasha, Gaylyn Lockington, David McKenzie, Adelle Banks , Ritu Sehji, Sonya Van Schaijik, Vashti, Jane Bolsover, Tracy Barker, Suzanne Harris, Maree W, Rebecca Burke, Sam McNeill, Darren , Natasha Ormond, Tracy Prout, Anaru White, David Farquhar, Mark Edwards, Xisisi, SaraGarry , Jannbhy , Kolpoiu, Saraht, schiller0, S7yiler , Lynne Hall, Maree Boyd , Angela Sime, Kelly Faulkner, Dave Winter, Dave Knapman, Rebecca Ronald, Kevin, Louise Gray, Anjela Webster, Toni Maddaford, Ngaire Shepherd-Wills, Katrina Curtis, Warren Grieve, Maria Morris, anne robertson, KatrinaL, Helen Moore, Kamrul Jalil, Frances McCarthy, Stephan van Haren, Emma Scobie-Jennings, Linda Baran, Lynne Crowe, Chris Coomes, Sheryl Nagels, merryl, Helen King, Tanya, Kelly Faulkner, Julia, Pam Dacey, Brendon Anderson, Katrina Cable, Anna McLean, Lynne Silcock, Kamrul Jalil, Emma, Jennifer Gower, Philippa Nicoll Antipas, Avi Reddy, Heather Houston, Denise Barrington, Phil Martin, Carly Kidd, Steve , janined, Jo Maguire, Rachael, TraceC, Jane Armstrong, Rachael, GavinH, Clive Francis, Heather Harper, Kathe Tawhiwhirangi, Geoff Siave, Neill O'Reilly, Yubin, Cathiesten, Gael Donaghy, Wendy Sheridan-Smith, Karla Lister, terrywithers, Andrea Des Forges, traceycringle, Yvonne Catherwood, justin hickey, Louise Gray, Karen Hughes, John Willoughby, Stu Morrison, Debbie Marshall, marglnz, Debbie Leeming, KimW, NathanGargiulo, Misnilaliy, redbeard45, imoedddy, Renee, Justine Driver, Carol Kendall, JMKellow, Tony Cairns, Lynne Grove, Geraldine Sumner, caryst, Barbara, Sophie Hudson, Barrie Matthews , Allanah King, Catriona Pene, Rebbecca Sweeney, Mike Perry, Annemarie Hyde, Saunil Hagler, Louise Munro,
Again, a big thank you to all those who attended our live webinars - your input has helped make these opportunities interactive and engaging. And to everyone else who lurked, liked and viewed.... next year you might like to dive in yourself. smiley We'd love to hear more from you!
Meri Kirihimete me ngā o te hou ki a koutou katoa,

Tess smiley 

Image sources: Christmas, collaboration, 3D virtual reality