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  • Creating Educationally Powerful Connections

    If you haven't already, check out the latest NZ Curriculum Update "Creating Educationally Powerful Connections". This update explores a number of collaborative initiatives, including VLN Primary, and how they support collaborations between schools. Thank you to our school communities for sharing ...

    Tags: vlnc, vln_primary, collaboration, curriculum, online learning, virtual learning

  • Taking a Collective Responsibility for Educating our Children

    'If we could put all our teachers and all our children in one room how would we organise learning?' Trevor discusses the potential of UFB to enable us to approach learning in innovative ways but it is down to us to work collectively to realise those opportunities for our students. It won't happe...

    Tags: collaboration, innovation, ufbis, broadband, vlnc, edtalks

  • Online Learning Opportunity - Censorship

    A great opportunity for schools who have been doing film studies this year. Please contact Michelle directly to sign up to any of these offerings or to negotiate something tailored more specifically for students. Contact me if you need extra support with hooking in through Adobe and to let me k...

    Tags: vlnc, online learning, film, media, censorship, adobe connect, english, media studies

  • EDTalks Michael Barbour: New Zealand's Virtual Learning Network

    "Michael Barbour, Assistant Professor in Instructional Technology at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, was recently in NZ researching the Virtual Learning Network (VLN). Michael describes specific examples, "pockets of innovation", that offer glimpses into the future of NZ'...

    Tags: edtalks, vlnc, michael barbour, blended learning, elearning, online learning

  • Loving the flexibility of elearning

    Welcome to Sue, new ePrincipal of the Volcanics cluster. Sue took up this position in term 4 last year, though she has been involved in the VLN Community as an eteacher, a lead school principal and now as VLNC Council chair. From the The Rotorua Daily Post - "anywhere, anytime" aspect of learn...

    Tags: volcanics, vlnc, vln community, eprincipal, online learning

  • eTeacher Professional Learning Resource

    Image Attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/gforsythe/5552385806/ This resource was created to provide professional readings and practical ideas for eteachers.

    Tags: professional learning, elearning, eteaching, resource, reading, vlnc

  • Communications Group Meeting

    Today a few of the VLNC met for a communications group meeting. It was a lesson in communication in itself to get us all working together in Google Hangouts - what a great collaborative, real time tool. At one stage we were running the meeting in both Hangouts, Docs & Adobe simultaneously a...

    Tags: communications group, vlnc, information, learning exchange, lco handbook

  • VLN Primary Report AGM 2012

    Tags: report, agm, vln primary, vlnc, vln community, agm,

  • At the VLN Community AGM

    This seems to be a catch up with all the activities I have been involved in recently! In April I attended the VLN Community AGM, I currently stand on Council as the VLNC secretary. It was great to see representation from others working in Primary schools with Natasha Jackson joining us from Thor...

    Tags: vln primary, vlnc, vln community, reports, agm, 2012

  • In the News - Secretary of Ed observes VC lesson

    From the Golden Bay Weekly last week: "... Principal John Garner invited the secretary to visit Collingwood earlier this year when he found out that coming from England she had little knowledge of area schools.During her visit the secretary was able to observe Marta Barham delivering a Year 13 c...

    Tags: vc, vln community, Area Schools, Collingwood Area School, WestNet, vlnc, online learning, Golden Bay