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    Introducing 1:1 devices to your school

    Started by Nathaniel Louwrens 06 Aug 2015 8:17am () Replies (1) Last reply by Nathaniel Louwrens
    Earlier this year, the Connected Learning Advisory published an article, How to introduce mobile digital devices to your school. This article includes a number of points that the advisory recommends you consider when implementing 1:1 devices or...
  • Movie Making - Windows

    Started by Steve Trotter 20 Jul 2015 11:12am () Replies (11) Last reply by Luke
    Hi, We are struggling with the movie making options on Chromebooks.... We do have some decent Windows devices though - does anyone have an iMovie equivalent for Windows? Happy if it costs - as long as it does the job! Finding Windows Movie...
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    HP 840G1 and 2

    Started by Heather Harper 20 Jul 2015 12:50pm () Replies (1) Last reply by Heather Harper
    We got some new HP laptops from TELA at the beginning of this year and we are having no end of trouble with them and projecting sound. All our teacher laptops are connected to televisions via HDMI cables (some with display port to HDMI adapters, as...
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    e-asTTle: Android tablet - device specification

    Started by Jen H 30 Jun 2015 1:08pm () Replies (3) Last reply by Andrew Godfrey
    Hi there I am part of the software development team that is working on e-asTTle. We are currently making changes to the student portal. (i.e. where students sit online tests). I would like to find out information around what android tablets...
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    Devices for Coding

    Started by MrsB30 12 Jun 2015 2:30pm () Replies (2) Last reply by Jacqui Sharp
    I'm putting together a proposal to our BOT to purchase more devices for my classroom. Next term our concept is design and I'm eager to start coding with my class. However the reality at the moment is we only have 5 desktop computers and 2...
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    Short Throw Projectors

    Started by MrsB30 12 Jun 2015 2:15pm () Replies (1) Last reply by MrsB30
    Currently we have a projector hanging from the ceiling in our hall...it doesn't work. We've tried countless times to get it sorted and sometimes it works for a short amount of time and then fails again. The techs who installed have basically...
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    Cloud photo storage

    Started by Heather Harper 22 May 2015 2:53pm () Replies (9) Last reply by Greg Carroll
    We are a GAFE school and the students are really developing their skills. Currently for our photographs of events... We save photos onto our intranet at school in a folder called Maeroa Images. The students can, while at school, access this folder...
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    Interactive Whiteboards

    Started by Susan Feron 26 Mar 2015 8:22pm () Replies (5) Last reply by Tessa Gray
    Hi out there, I have a team of teachers who would like to be using interactive whiteboards.  I am aware that lots of schools have stopped using them.  Is there a school in the lower half of the South Is who would consider selling...
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    Wireless Mirroring

    Started by Rachel 30 Apr 2015 11:05am () Replies (9) Last reply by Innes Kennard
    Kia Ora Koutou, Our school has just leased 7 iPads per class. We are trying to mirror the iPads to our projectors/tv's but it seems there are a few other options out there Has anyone tried installing software on PC laptops so that iPads...
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    Mim eee OOOOOO

    Started by Angela Sime 30 Apr 2015 10:52am () Replies (6) Last reply by Tessa Gray
    Hi everyone In the mid 2000's our school invested heavily in Mimio boards, however as with many other schools we are now moving in a different direction and I have found no teachers are really interested in using our mimos anymore.  What...
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    School Website

    Started by Heather Harper 15 May 2015 8:48am () Replies (3) Last reply by Aaron Kemp
    We are looking at revamping our school website and would love some feedback from schools that use different hosts. We are investigating Squarebox, Schoolgate, and Spike@school... Would love to know peoples reviews and feedback, suggestions and...
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    BYOD - on-selling VPP apps

    Started by Michelle Simms 13 May 2015 3:45pm () Replies (2) Last reply by Nathaniel Louwrens
    Hi, I've noticed a few schools passing on the cheaper VPP apps to their students as part of BYOD.  We were looking at doing this too, then I had a look at the VPP terms and conditions and found this: "VOLUME CONTENT...
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    BYOD at Wairakei | An Enabling e-Learning event

    Started by Tessa Gray 28 Apr 2015 12:02pm () Replies (4) Last reply by Nathaniel Louwrens
    If schools are considering implementing BYOD, this can be a costly and major transition for all concerned. If the move is simply to implement ‘old ways’ with ‘new things’, then there’s clearly much more to consider,...
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    App options on different platforms

    Started by Anya Kendal 04 May 2015 5:04pm () Replies (6) Last reply by Tessa Gray
    Hi Everyone, Prior to our BYOD trial initiative, all of our devices were Ipads -specifically one for each class and we quickly discovered the use for apps such as: -Show Me -Educreations -Fotobabble     With BYOD we...
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    Help with Creating a Blog using Blogger

    Started by Kate Crawford 09 May 2015 8:51pm () Replies (5) Last reply by Kate Crawford
    Kia Ora  Just wanting some help. I have set up a class blog using blogger.  I want to have all the students in my class have their own blog and have this set up on my class blog.  BUT.... I have no idea how to do this....
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    EduCampBOP 2015

    Started by Shona Poppe 28 Apr 2015 5:12pm () Replies (1) Last reply by Shona Poppe
    Educamp for BOP is scheduled for Saturday 08 August 2015 at Tahatai Coast School. "EducampNZ is a user-generated 'unconference' focused on digital learning and education.We're all about growing our learning, networking, and, of...
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    eLearning Ecologies course on Coursera

    Started by John Graves 14 Mar 2015 7:09pm () Replies (1) Last reply by John Graves
    Anyone else take the eLearning Ecologies course on Coursera? The instructors discussed the "affordances" of eLearning: Ubiquitous Learning Active Knowledge Making Multimodal Meaning Recursive Feedback Collaborative...
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    Coding for Intermediate students

    Started by Lynne Crowe 03 Feb 2015 7:26pm () Replies (18) Last reply by Ginette Van Praag
    Hi, I am going to start a lunchtime group for students interested in learning how to code. I have explored lots of sites online but now feel overwhelmed. Can anyone point me in a starting direction. Many of the students who are keen are quite au...
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    Using iMacs in the classroom

    Started by AnnetteMK22 13 Mar 2015 9:25am () Replies (5) Last reply by Tessa Gray
    Hi all, We have recently got two new iMacs for our NE classroom (we are a modern learning environment with 35 kids so far!). Really want to make good use of these in the classroom and just wondering if other junior teachers could give me some...
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    Class Blog

    Started by Kate Crawford 19 Jan 2015 7:57pm () Replies (10) Last reply by Steve Trotter
    Kia Ora Just needing some help and this is the best place to come.   I am wanting to have a class blog or class website.   What are some easy sites to use to create either a blog or website. Thanks in advance  
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