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e-Learning round up | 28 September 2018

Bula, tēnā koutou, talofa lava, malo e lelei everyone and welcome to the last day of term and the latest e-learning pānui for September.


It's been a busy few months and we have lots more planned for you next term, so keep an eye out for the Enabling e-Learning calendar planned for Term 4. In the meantime, here are the latest updates from Enabling e-Learning newsletter and please don't hesitate to make contact if you have any queries.

Have a fabulous break over the holidays and see you again next term.

Hei konā mai,

Tess and the Enabling e-Learning team smiley 

Enabling e-Learning: Beyond the classroom swirl logo  Beyond the classroom


Enrol in What's the Plan Stan? - getting ready for an emergency in Week 1 of Term 4: Barrie Matthews invites us to enrol in this virtual learning experience, Week 1 Term 4 which investigates the 6 impacts - Stuck at home; Can't get home; Have to evacuate; No power; No water; No phone or internet. This is an immersive and practical experience, be quick to sign up for your class today.

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Teaching logo Learning and Teaching


STEM at MuritaiSnapshot of Learning: STEM learning at Muritai School: We share how Muritai School has incorporated STEM - a blend of hands-on learning activities and online learning applications to solve real-world problems while integrating Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths.

INTERVIEW WITH A GURU: Flipped learning for students at Ashhurst School: In addition to this interview with Heath Chittenden, we share the learning stories from Ashhurst School offering a rich insight into implementing a school-wide approach to flipped learning. Their focus is to reach every student, every lesson, every day and the results are inspirational.

Whakawhanaungatanga - Getting to know our learners: We revisit, modify and update the links in this original post. Any new resources, and ideas to help to to know our learners are most welcome here.



Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2018: Te wiki o te Reo Māori has already come and gone, but as teachers (committed to a bi-cultural partnership in education), we can continue to develop our own te reo Māori, skills using these useful apps and resources. Do you have any favourites to add?

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Professional Learning yellow logo Professional Learning


New Collaborative Partners: Merryl wants to know how do you best support collaborative partners to come together and how do you best place people to work with each other? What guidelines are there out there for this and what are the best process? Do you have any thoughts/documentation/sites to support Merryl and her colleagues about collaborative partnerships, teaching and inquiry?

Seeking Google PLD providers: Allanah King shares some up-to-date Google-focussed PLD available.

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red spiral logo Leadership & strategic direction

Highlights and updates in Enabling e-Learning (TKI): Need some inspiration or ideas? Then check out Enabling e-Learning's latest resources and examples of effective classroom practice showcasing the use of digital technologies to support learning and teaching. Any suggestions for new stories and support material?


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Green swirly logo Technologies & Infrastructure

3D gaming and virtual reality: In this Interview with a Guru, Rob Hanks shares his company vision to help develop immersive educational resources for teachers and learners. Find out more about his resources for augmented reality in the classroom and see the potential for how AR (augmented reality) and VR (virtual reality) can enhance learning in this inspirational Tedtalks.


Preparing for Digital Technologies & Hangarau Matihiko in the Technologies learning area: We update you with the latest developments, understandings and current reality - where schools are beginning to implement the new Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko curricula content of the Technologies Learning area.

Breaking down Digital Technology progress outcomes for CT and DDDO: In this post, we invite you to help unpack possibilities for Progress outcome 1 for both Computational thinking and Designing and developing digital outcomes in two shared Google docs. Why not help each other!

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CalendarFor your calendar...

EEL logo Enabling e-Learning events

  • Keep an eye out for up-coming promotional events in Term 4 2018. Please feel free to on share, get involved and contribute to these events once they are published.
  • Enabling e-Learning webinars: On this page, you'll find the recorded webinars from 2011 to current. These include; teacher portfolios, innovative learning environments, BYOD, digital teacher portfolios, computational thinking, ILEs, robotics, gaming and more! 

New Zealand mape-Learning events around NZ

Feel free to contact Tessa Gray to add your e-learning events here >>>

Twitter image Twitter Chats 

Follow the hashtags or users to find out details of each Twitter chat.

Image sources | Creative Commons 0: Pedestrian from Pxhere, STEM learning at Muritai School, Enabling e-Learning