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  • Students Experiences of Learning in Virtual Classrooms (2008-2009)

    This project researched students' experiences of learning in virtual classrooms (VC). Virtual classrooms were established to enable secondary schools in New Zealand (particularly those in rural and remote areas, and small schools) to overcome issues of distance and resourcing which might otherwis...

    Tags: vc, elearning, vln, online learning, virtual learning,

  • DEANZ Newsletter November 2010

    DEANZ Newsletter November 2010 (pg 5 - 6) In this newsletter, Niki Davis reports on forum discussion thread on the Virtual Learning Network. "How far do you think we still have to go in recognising the acceptability of such teaching and learning in schools?"

    Tags: vln, elearning, online learning, virtual learning, distance learning, pedagogies,

  • Digital Citizenship at EGS

    Over the last two weeks we have had John Parsons from Simulate2Educate working with the students, staff and parents at our school. (From the s2e website)  Simulate 2 Educate is very pleased to be working with Enner Glynn Primary School Nelson. This is a first of its kind module designed t...

    Tags: digital citizenship, protecting identity, virtual learning, junior blogs

  • Tan1a

    Tags: web 2.0, wikispaces, virtual learning, junior blogs, professional readings, professional development

  • A Neurologist Makes the Case for the Video Game Model as a Learning Tool (Edutopia)

    Abstract: "The popularity of video games is not the enemy of education, but rather a model for best teaching strategies. Games insert players at their achievable challenge level and reward player effort and practice with acknowledgement ofincremental goal progress, not just final produc...

    Tags: virtual learning, motivation

  • Computers in NZ Schools - Virtual Schooling Column

    Thanks to Michael Barbour for drawing my attention to this. Check out Computers in NZ Schools (CINZ). There are several links to articles from our publications page. Every issue will have a column about Virtual Schooling in NZ. Here is an excerpt from Niki Davis first column: "This virtual scho...

    Tags: cinz, virtual learning, vlnc, elearning

  • Students Share Their Experiences

    Matapu students shared their experiences of being an online learner with visiting Principals from the Taihape area. Well done boys, it isn't easy even for adults to speak in public! The students talked about the different classes they attended, why they enjoyed their classes, how they used their...

    Tags: vln_primary, students, elearning, virtual learning

  • Thorndon

    Tags: vlnc, virtual learning network community, vln primary, elearning, blended learning, virtual learning, thorndon school,

  • 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