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  • 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

  • Jocelyn MacKay

    After completed my Master in Education and being intensively and extensively involved in the ICT and e-learning communities in NZ I have taken time out to travel and to teach and advise with ICT in developing countries. First stop United Arab Emirates, working as an ICT teacher adviser in a schoo...

    Tags: online learning, lurking, blended learning, communities of practice, web 2 tools

  • Rural Schools Fibre Launch

    June 30 2011

    Tags: vln_primary, fibre, online learning, Anne Tolley, Steven Joyce

  • Rural Schools Fibre Launch

    June 30 2011

    Tags: vln_primary, fibre, broadband, online learning, Anne Tolley, Steven Joyce

  • Thorndon Astronomers

    On a recent visit to Wellington we were lucky enought to catch up with some of our VLN Astronomy students at Thorndon School. Pictured here is Rachel, our young astronomers, and Natasha (who will be taking our Japanese class next term). Here is some feedback from the students (you can hear more ...

    Tags: vln_primary, online learning, walkthrough, virtual learning, astronomy

  • The reality of fast internet gets a little closer!

    This release from Minister Joyce's office today gives us hope that we are soon approaching the light at the end of the tunnel for a level internet playing field for all of our schools. "the remaining 60 schools that are located in very remote places will have access to improved terrestrial or sa...

    Tags: broadband, rbi, online learning

  • Enrolments in online classes welcome!

    Our online classes are starting up for the second half of the year. We still have a few spaces for students in our Astronomy, Te Reo & Japanese classes. Japanese will start in Week 6, other classes are starting now. Astronomy 1.30 pm Fridays, Te Reo 12.30 pm Fridays. We have room for groups...

    Tags: online learning, vln_primary

  • Sumdog.com

    Maths activity resource for teachers, similar to Studyladder, may have to pay for student reports.

    Tags: maths, resources, online learning

  • Chinese Classes with Amy

    Here is a snapshot of one of our online classes. Amy our Language Assistant from the Confucius Institute works with students from Tongariro, Uruti & Matapu Schools. Amy also runs another class with students from Marco, Excellere and Auroa Schools. Students have a lot of fun with Amy and ...

    Tags: Chinese, Confucius Institute, Mandarin, Adobe Connect, online learning, vln primary

  • Engaging Family and Whanau

    In gathering evidence for Milestone 4. The Malvern ICTPD cluster have decided to post evidence of ways that they have managed to engage Family and Whanau using an online tool. The examples will range from Social Networking (Facebook and Twitter) to use of Blogs, Wikis and other external Web 2 to...

    Tags: web 2.0, engaging whanau, family, online learning,