Meet Nate - Airpoints™ for Schools, by Air New Zealand…
Added by Hazel Owen on March 30, 2018 at 20:30 — No Comments
At some point in the last three years, I stopped being a teacher who accessed professional learning from time to time and rarely due to my somewhat remote setting, and became a teacher who's teaching spaces became sites of continuous professional learning and inquiry. 'Teaching' and 'learning about teaching' blurred, then all teaching became inquiry...…
Men at sea during long voyages on sailing ships that ate hard biscuits that they brought when they began.
Chinese who built the transcontinental railroad eating mostly rice.
Soldiers throughout history who after long marches and battles they yet fought again without much good food or rest. Note that combat before guns was VERY physical.
Those who fight forest fires on the ground for a very long time near the blazes without much rest, water, or…Continue
Added by John S. Oliver on March 27, 2018 at 19:56 — No Comments
Added by John S. Oliver on March 27, 2018 at 19:55 — No Comments
Only 7% of the MBA students are qualified enough to get a decent job. This statistic may sound dismal and may force the education ministry to take some drastic steps (like shutting down engineering colleges) but we need to take a step back and try to figure out what went wrong. It is not that the…Continue
Added by Maisie Headey on March 27, 2018 at 16:36 — No Comments
Heather Eccles shared the following video and thoughts with members of another community. I found it a humorous, accessible presentation with some great suggestions for re-designing assessments.
“What year are you preparing your students for?” Heidi Hayes Jacobs poses this question in her book Curriculum 21 and in her speaking engagements. I love this question as it quickly gets to the heart of the need to teach students 21st Century skills. She goes on to say that we need…Continue
Added by Hazel Owen on March 25, 2018 at 8:30 — No Comments
The following resources were recommended by John S. Oliver.
Added by Hazel Owen on March 24, 2018 at 8:30 — No Comments
A while ago I participated in a thought provoking webinar entitled Te Kotahitanga PD including Culturally Responsive Pedagogy of Relations, and facilitated by Mere Berryman. It was Mere's first time facilitating in a Webinar environment, and she faced all the technical hiccups with aplomb...and gave the participants a lot to think about.
Culturally responsive pedagogy…Continue
Added by Hazel Owen on March 23, 2018 at 8:30 — No Comments
Here is a graphic that shows MUCH.
Click on the Enlarge to get the full effect.
And if this is what has happened in recent years then what does the future hold?
From a couple of years ago, but still very relevant...
Minister of Comms and IT, Amy Adams, opened the second day of NetHui with an overview of the Internet and digital technology in New Zealand. One of the first things Amy said was "the Internet and the…Continue
Added by Hazel Owen on March 13, 2018 at 10:30 — No Comments
“We are just starting with some Chromebooks and wondered which one is the most popular/reliable in schools. We would appreciate any advice. Thanks.”
This led to…Continue
I have read articles on the challenges facing teachers regarding the future use of technology in the classroom from the MOE. “Future focused learning and teaching”
Our students live in the 21st Century and they need to develop new ICT skills for classrooms that will be less teacher focussed
The challenge facing us is how best to implement and or structure our courses in order to maximise the benefits technology offers.
Sometimes students spend their time on…Continue
More people are doing more to deliberately change the world than ever before. They are creating jobs, building the economy, and circulating wealth in brand new ways that we can all learn from. Here are a two examples:
Added by Hazel Owen on March 2, 2018 at 6:00 — No Comments