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    Learning with 1:1 digital technologies

    Started by Jane Armstrong Bos 05 Jun 2014 9:38am () Replies (15) Last reply by Nathaniel Louwrens
    Is your school trialling or beginning a 1:1 digital devices or BYOD programme? What is your rationale for starting this initiative? How are you going about starting or what have you learned so far? We have put a new section, Learning...
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    Moving towards 1:1 devices - exploring different approaches and lessons learned

    Started by Nathaniel Louwrens 29 Oct 2014 9:34am () Replies (1) Last reply by Nathaniel Louwrens
    Yesterday we had the privilege of hearing about the journey that two schools, Amesbury School and Orewa College, have had towards having 1:1 devices. Guests Lesley Murrihy, Principal of Amesbury School, and Mark Quigley, DP of Orewa College...
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    Citizens and Citizens & Citizenship in a Digital World: A New Zealand Perspective

    Started by Amanda-Ellesbeth Neemia 04 Oct 2014 1:38pm () Replies (1) Last reply by Amanda-Ellesbeth Neemia
    Kia Ora everyone, I am currently undertaking a professional inquiry into Citizens and Citizenship in a digital world and would appreciate it if you could find time to take part in my survey. The primary aim of the project is to discover what the...
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    Mobile Wireless 1-1 Devices

    Started by Jess Bertelsen 19 Sep 2014 9:32am () Replies (6) Last reply by Hamish McLean
    Hi Everyone    1. Does anyone have good material on the advantages of mobile learning devices in Schools - Primary and Secondary? 2. Does anyone have any idea how many Primary and Secondary Schools are using mobile learning devices in...
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    Padlet and getting past firewall

    Started by Heather Harper 11 Sep 2014 8:46am () Replies (3) Last reply by Heather Harper
    Some of our teachers are hooked into using padlet and are wanting to put in images and files. We are having great trouble trying to get past our Firewall. My technician and I have put into our Watchguard exceptions for all teh padlet extensions......
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    3D Printer

    Started by Ali Stewart 28 Aug 2014 8:53am () Replies (3) Last reply by Ben Britton
    Our school has just been given a 3D printer.  Any suggestions on where to start with this amazing technology?  We are a Year 0 - 6 school.  Thanks.
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    Chromebook & Android Device Recommendations

    Started by Kate Friedwald 12 Aug 2014 7:58pm () Replies (10) Last reply by Hamish McLean
    Hi all We are about to extend our BYOD proramme to 1to1 for Y5/6 and optional for Y3/4.  Our pilot programme this year has been 1to1 iPad/iPad mini which has been highly successful.  For next year we wish to extend our accepted devices to...
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    apple TV, Airserver, Chromecast...

    Started by Jane 01 Aug 2014 11:27am () Replies (9) Last reply by Jo Dudley
    Hi All We are wanting to invest in digital media players to use to wirelessly project information from our laptops (PCs) and iPads onto our classroom projectors. Does anyone know what's the most multipurpose/useful/cost effective way to do this out...
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    Lease vs Buy

    Started by Kylie Innes 27 Jun 2014 3:50pm () Replies (2) Last reply by Hamish McLean
    Hi everyone, our current lease is coming up and we are looking at updating our computers and ipads. Can I have peoples thoughts on which way to go. Companies you recommend if leasing?  Thank you Kylie
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    Google+ in Schools

    Started by Roimata Baker 28 May 2014 11:55am () Replies (6) Last reply by Martine
    I have heard that Google+ is recommended for younger students however we teachers would like to to use Google+ within our school domain.  Is this possible while still restricting student's access to Google+? Would appreciate your advice which I...
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    Does Office 365 come with a dashboard feature?

    Started by Tessa Gray 16 Aug 2012 10:48am () Replies (2) Last reply by Al Croston
    I've just had a request from a school RE: Does Office 365 have a teacher dashboard similar to Google apps? Is anyone familiar with this?
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    Spelling tracker

    Started by MrsB30 17 May 2014 3:41pm () Replies (1) Last reply by MrsB30
    Hi everyone..not sure if I am asking this in the right place so please point me in the right direction if I'm not! Currently my students write their names on an interactive whiteboard website if they get all their spelling words right on a Friday. I...
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    Survey

    Started by GrantStuart 14 May 2014 2:25pm () Replies (3) Last reply by Tessa Gray
    Kia Ora Team,  Has anyone got a parent survey about e-learning/devices used at home ??  Thanks ! 
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    USB microscopes

    Started by Jo Bringins 05 May 2014 7:29pm () Replies (3) Last reply by Tara Fagan
    Has anyone got experience of using these and can help with some suggestions on which to buy, anything to look out for or setting up information. Thanks
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    Will you use Google Glass for education?

    Started by Jason Cui 17 Apr 2014 3:39pm () Replies (1) Last reply by Jason Cui
    So, Google Glass to now available in USA. If it is also available in NZ, will you use it for education purpose? Maybe in class, fieldwork, etc. (Don't take price in your consideration now please :) I look forward to hearing from you! Jason
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    Why 3D printers?

    Started by Tessa Gray 17 Dec 2013 10:55am () Replies (18) Last reply by Tessa Gray
    I was watching TV One Breakfast show this morning - particularly the piece on using 3D printers in schools. My initial thoughts were... Make 3D plastic models of what exactly? Inspiring news item, but I was a bit stumped (might be because...
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    Video editors for Surface Tablets

    Started by Heather Harper 08 Apr 2014 8:33pm () Replies (1) Last reply by Heather Harper
    We have a variety of different digital technologies in our classrooms at school, price and knowing that the device is the tool only, have influenced us in this direction. We did not want to be locked into one device / operating system/ brand...
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    Flip Cameras / Moviemaker

    Started by Heather Harper 17 Mar 2014 12:47pm () Replies (5) Last reply by Heather Harper
    We have some flip cameras at school and have been creating some video clips ,however really frustrating when we try to import into movie Maker as it does not support mP4 so we have to convert themto AVI using an online converter before they will go...
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    Free music

    Started by Heather Harper 17 Mar 2014 1:58pm () Replies (5) Last reply by Heather Harper
    I want to know if there is an easy way to get copyright free music for student projects where you don't have to register on a site. Just download the file into a project. 
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    Schoology

    Started by Senga White 10 Feb 2014 10:35am () Replies (6) Last reply by Senga White
    I have a teacher on my staff who is all fired up about Schoology.  This is a new Learning Management System for me.  If you are using it at your school, could you let me know: 1. what made you choose it over other LMS's that schools are...
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