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  • Graphic Organisers and School Thinking Curriculum development

        Yesterday's staff meeting was a good, focussed and in-depth 'wrap up' of the Thinking focus this term. As a staff we have put together a School Thinking Curriculum based on the topics and PD provided this term. It is still very much a working document however it is a great...

    Tags: thinking, elearning, graphic organisers

  • Formative Roadmap: The eLearning Capability Framework

    Image by hazelowendmc via Flickr Ross Alexander, who has had a wide range of roles in education over the years including teacher and deputy principal, has wide experience of ICT enhanced learning and teaching. On 12th July 2011 Ross facilitated a session online around the eLearning Capability Fr...

    Tags: elpf, "elearning planning framework", roadmap, elearning, ross alexander, online teaching and learning, methods and theories, ict, distance learning

  • 21st Century Teaching & Learning - NZCER Research Project - Be Involved!

    A call from NZCER to be involved in a new research project on 21st century teaching and learning.  NZCER is beginning a new research project for the Ministry of Education entitled 'Supporting 21st century teaching and learning for New Zealand students'. The project aims to develop a visio...

    Tags: elearning, 21st century, research, teaching, learning

  • VLN Primary Online Classes - Enrolments Available

    Our first online classes for the year are scheduled to start this week! We still have a few spaces in each of these classes - French, Spanish, German, Japanese, Te Reo and Astronomy. If you have just one or two students (maybe 3) interested in joining any of these classes please contact R...

    Tags: online classes, elearning, languages, astronomy, vln primary

  • It Takes Time to Nurture Great Blooms

    I learned a lesson today. I helped a teacher learn a task on his laptop and realised that I'd forgotten what it's like to be right at the start. The embarrassment about not knowing, the difficulty of asking someone who can do it, the obvious hard work trying to remember the steps...indeed, I need...

    Tags: elearning, mentoring, mokoiaintermediate, rotorualakescluster

  • Network for Learning

    Last week the VLN Community met with Marg McLeod, Acting Group Manager, Curriculum Teaching and Learning, and Eddie Reisch from the MOE to discuss the proposed Network for Learning. ‘The Network for Learning, available progressively from 2013, will provide schools with affordable, saf...

    Tags: bandwidth, broadband, collaboration, elearning, technical, ufbis, vln, vlnc, infrastructure

  • Getting Us into the VLN

    I'm pleased to see that we now have 5 members in our group: Deb (principal), Rachel, Steve, Jenni and myself. Now to let them see how useful this membership might be to them. The flowers are starting to peep up through the rocks!  

    Tags: vln, mokoiaintermediate, elearning, rotorualakescluster

  • 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

  • Call for papers - Computers in New Zealand Schools - Innovative practices and future possibilities

    Thanks Niki from DEANZ for sharing this: Call for papers for a special issue of Computers in New Zealand Schools (http://education2x.otago.ac.nz/cinzs/ )  Assessment and ICTs: Innovative practices and future possibilities Guest Editors: Elaine Khoo and Bronwen Cowie (Univer...

    Tags: computers in nz schools, cinz, research, elearning, assessment, ict

  • Rosmini School connects to share Health messages

    Children at Matapu school enjoy their first session connecting with Mangatawhiri and Rosmini Schools. Today was an opportunity to test the connections and audio and to introduce the students to each other. Rosmini Year 12 health students will be leading this programme, with different students p...

    Tags: vln_primary, rosmini college, projects, health, elearning, matapu, mangatawhiri, key competencies