Peter Breach, a long term member of the Ethos Online community has just dropped me a line with information about a job opportunity teaching in Kazakhstan. The details are as follows:
The interested applicant will have
Added by Hazel Owen on April 26, 2013 at 8:30 — No Comments
Just over a year ago I met a remarkable woman, Denise Arnold. She held myself and a group of friends entranced as she described the work she is involved in with the Cambodia Charitable trust (and you can hear her speak in the video below).
The purpose of the Trust is to…Continue
Added by Hazel Owen on April 24, 2013 at 18:25 — No Comments
The focus on "creating inclusive, safe cultures in schools" (Mark Osborne) is a central concern for the vast majority of people. In part this is achieved by involving parents, whānau, and the wider community, especially when it comes to positive experiences online (see …Continue
Added by Hazel Owen on April 24, 2013 at 16:45 — No Comments
Although there is a significant body of research on Māori learners in institutional settings, there is far less literature focused on the experience of Māori learners within workplace settings – especially in industry training. This…Continue
Added by Hazel Owen on April 22, 2013 at 14:43 — No Comments
Here is a very inspiring video biography of an outstanding Christian college basketball coach John Wooden and the teaching tool he used to instill character development in his athletes.
This can serve as inspiration of all coaches and teachers.
What is important is more than the subject matter but the universal principles that are instilled.
That is what will last far beyond the last day of class or final game of the…Continue
This video provides some teacher's reflections and insights as to how participating within the Virtual Professional Learning and Development programme programme has helped their students and impacted their practice.Continue
Added by Hazel Owen on April 19, 2013 at 13:00 — No Comments
I was working on something this afternoon, and was quite excited to stumble across the following resource. The reason for my excitement? It provides concrete examples of how culture can impact collaborative learning. The focus is on Indigenous Mayan communities,Guatemala and European American middle-class…Continue
Added by Hazel Owen on April 18, 2013 at 17:20 — No Comments
was tweeting the other day and came across this resource from Steve Wheeler, some of the presentations may be of use to some people
Even if you aren't involved in writing learning objectives, you are likely to need to be able to interpret them - as a facilitator, as a learner yourself, or as a parent. The visual tools developed by the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching at Iowa State University provides an accessible guide to learning objectives, based on Anderson and Krathwohl’s (2001*) revision of the original Bloom’s taxonomy (Bloom & Krathwohl, 1956). This document offers a three-dimensional…Continue
Added by Hazel Owen on April 17, 2013 at 11:45 — No Comments
Another person who I have watched (on video) is Lane Clark, (and talked about her work for e.g. What is real learning?) so I am really looking forward to her session.
Interesting that Lane had music playing,…Continue
Tertiary sector organisations have developed a range of approaches around planning and implementing eLearning. This report gives an overview of some of the research literature relating to a variety of…Continue
A few days ago Paige Harris contacted me to let me know about an article she had written about MOOCs. She indicated that "the resource provides an intro on the topic of MOOCs: how they differ from traditional courses, and how one can plan and prepare to teach an MOOC".
Part of me still questions the focus of the MOOCs a la some of the big universities, compared with…Continue
Added by Hazel Owen on April 14, 2013 at 18:38 — No Comments
Thanks, as always to the wonderful, Allison Miller, who is one of the key figures in ePortfolios in Australasia, and globally. You can find out heaps more about the work she and ePortfolios Australia do on their informative website: …Continue