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  • Welcome back to the VLN Primary 2011

    This year we will be building on the success of our online language classes from 2010. In addition to our language classes we are looking to extend collaborations to provide learning opportunities for Gifted & Talented, Literacy, Numeracy, cultural and global connections. Watch this space ...

    Tags: vln_primary, online_learning, elearning

  • The Rainforest Connection

      Check out Rainforest Connection. An opportunity for your students to connect to experts in the rainforest of Belize. This is only available until the 25th February (sorry about the short time frame in organising this). Contact Rachel if you want assistance with making this connection.&n...

    Tags: vln_primary, virtual fieldtrip, global, vln_primary, online learning, expert

  • Enrolment Time!

    Get your expressions of interest or enrolments in for classes due to start in Week 6 - next week! We have ready to roll - Te Reo, Japanese, French & Astronomy.  Waiting for confirmation on German & Electronics. Spanish starts Term 2. Very keen to accept new teachers & new cla...

    Tags: vln_primary, online learning, elearning

  • Ready to Roll with Online Classes

    This is crossposted from Bardwired Blogspot Taster class   Things are ready to roll with the VLN Primary online classes for 2011. We are starting with confirmed classes this school term of Te Reo, Japanese, French, German & Astronomy. In the wings, to be confirmed an...

    Tags: vln_primary, elearning, adobe connect, online learning, languages

  • Global Connections – Join the Roof of the World Tour!

    NZ schools are warmly welcomed to participate with their students in this ‘ANZAC' connection with the the people of the Himalayas and celebrating the work of Sir Edmund Hillary's Himalayan Trust during their 50 Year Anniversary. Visit their website to join or contact Maggie.&nbs...

    Tags: vln_primary, virtual field trip, global, elearning

  • Welcome - Aoraki Mount Cook School!

    Welcome to Aoraki Mount Cook School who joined the VLN Primary online classes last week :-) You can see all our participating schools here. Check us out - Nau mai Haere mai! Thanks to Bu for sharing from her latest newsletter: "The degree of connectivity and being part of the Online Learning E...

    Tags: vln_primary, elearning

  • Get Organised with Google Calendar

    I have been using Google Calendar to set up a timetable for all our VLN Primary classes. So at a glance you can see everything that is on and contact & connection details. I was hopeful that Google Calendar would have the functionality to be able to schedule reminders to all the 'guests' link...

    Tags: google, google calendar, timetable, vln_primary, vln

  • Sole Charge Principals' Conference

    Yesterday Rick & I were privileged to attend the Sole Charge Principals' Conference in Palmerston North to present on the Virtual Learning Network Primary programme. It was really great to meet face to face (as opposed to online) with some of the Principals we have been working with - Julie,...

    Tags: sole charge principals, vln_primary

  • VLN Community Research

      Last month some of our Taranaki VLN Primary schools hosted Canadian researcher Michael Barbour. Michael is on sabbatical from Wayne State University in Detroit and has been sponsored by DEANZ (Distance Education Association NZ) and Core Education to research the VLN Community....

    Tags: vln_primary, vlnc, elearning, distance education, research

  • 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