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Jo Gibson

Having recently been tagged by several schools to help guide their 'next steps' as a school - am here now to see what's here for them too...


Brief description: Ex Primary/Intermediate teacher and now an eTeacher, ePrincipal and design/developer of online learning centres for schools/student groups.
Telephone: 06 378 7000
Mobile phone: 027 6860140
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About me

Am a teacher and ePrincipal, beaming in from Masterton, with:


  1. Unitec, Auckland (working remotely): eTeam advisory for blended course development - Course development in Moodle, alongside guidance for writers / facilitators when writing courses (flipped classroom approaches, tools, smart teaching and learning, multi-media storyboarding...etc).

  2. face-to-face GATE teaching in local primary schools and 'virtually' out to other schools - with the Learn-Now programme and associated Frontup4Impact programme. Focus: global citizenship, social inquiry, youth enterprise. international virtual field trips and community service.

  3. coaching teachers and tutors to develop modules/courses, build eClassroom spaces online (in e.g. Moodle, Elgg and Google Apps) and implement all with students and schools.

  4. Consultant / Advisor for schools (staff/BOTs) seeking guidance in their 'where-to-next' use of technology, flipped classroom approaches, blended learning and current trends in education.

  5. Developer and coordinator of Kids Conferences - destined for the Wairarapa 2014-2015

Recently FTE0.6: 2009-May 2014: ePrincipal (operations/eLearning) ESOL contract work with the MOE for ELLINZ online - an online programme for Y7-13 ESOL students in schools without ESOL specialist support.

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