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  • Parent/Whanau Communication, Inclusion & Understanding

    What was important for us? To engage parents and whanau of students transitioning to school through eLearning strategies based on;   (a) inclusion (b) communication (c) opportunity (d) learning relationships between teachers, students and caregivers   What did we do? Over the ...

    Tags: Transition, community, parents, whanau, juniors

  • A Day With ICT In A Y1/2 Classroom. | Learners Inherit The Earth

    Cherryl writes on how she uses her data projector in her junior classroom.

    Tags: data projector, juniors

  • Engaging online with our Younger Students

     I had a lovely time on Friday talking to students from Uruti School in a Taster Class. It made me think, again, that we need to provide more online learning opportunities for our younger students.  Our current programmes of learning, weekly classes in languages & other curricula...

    Tags: vln_primary, projects, online learning, juniors

  • Integrating traditional literacy with elearning...

    We are currently doing an Inquiry into native N.Z. animals.  At the moment we are looking at the kiwi.  We have combined traditional methods such as questioning using books, writing a mini report, using our 'White Hat' for facts and think, peer, share to build our own knowledge and unde...

    Tags: integrated, elearning, juniors, information literacy

  • Five Year Old's Reflecting on Their Learning

    Eighteen months ago we began blogging for the first time.  We bumbled our way through the first six months, finding our feet.  We had a clear vision of what we wanted this to look like.  Our Senior students took ownership of their blog from the beginning and this was the hope for a...

    Tags: juniors, elearning, blogging, comments

  • And Who Said Young Children Can't Blog?

    I felt like Jerry Mcguire today at school, that famous line "Breakdown, breakthrough".  So here I am writing my 'mission statement'!  No, not really, but this is a celebration of my 5 year olds independently writing blog comments on our class blogs and carrying over the culture of our c...

    Tags: juniors, comments, blogging

  • Confirmed: iPads Extend a Teacher’s Impact on Kindergarten Literacy

    We asked our kindergarten teachers that question. Anyone walking by one of the classrooms can certainly see that student engagement and motivation is up when using the iPads. But our kindergarten teachers teased it out further. Because they are engaged, students are practicing longer. They are ge...

    Tags: juniors, research, ipad

  • Integrating iPads in the Junior School

    iPads seem to be the device of the moment, and with several of our schools in the cluster purchasing iPads, it seemed timely to have a bit of a play and introduction to what they can do and how they can be integrated into your daily programme. The first part of the session was spent finding our ...

    Tags: ipads, integration, juniors

  • iPods in the classroom

    Ipods and Ipad in Room 12 Last term I was lucky enough to get 5 iPods to trial in the classroom as tools for learning.  This has been an amazing experience and the children have loved every minute of it! Key Points: - I plugged my iPad into the Interactive Whiteboard to demonstrate each a...

    Tags: iPods, juniors