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May 2012 Blog Posts (4)

Call for Submissions: Themed Issue of the Journal of Open, Flexible and Distance Learning

The Journal of Open, Flexible and Distance Learning is a refereed journal published at least twice annually by the Distance Education Association of New Zealand ( It publishes articles relating to primary research investigations, literature reviews, the application of distance…


Added by Michael Barbour on May 29, 2012 at 17:37 — No Comments

Celebrate Gifted Awareness Week! (18 - 24 June 2012)

Many thanks to Anne Sturgess who sent through the giftednz newsletter (term 2, 2012) (The…


Added by Hazel Owen on May 26, 2012 at 19:30 — No Comments

What can you learn from sore muscles, rain, big hills - and lashings of community support?

I was blown away by a post (included in full below) by
Marg McPherson, that recounted the efforts of 3 young men who cycled from Timaru  to Invercargill in NZ, and whose support crew were 2 dedicated friends. Their efforts were all…


Added by Hazel Owen on May 13, 2012 at 20:28 — No Comments

Multimedia Biography of Princess Grace for the Flipped Classroom and More

Here is a stunning collection of short online magazine like articles on Princess Grace of Monaco.

These can be used as parts of assignments outside of class for discussion with the class and teacher.

Note that girls have a fascination with princesses and this was a real life one.

Just as teachers use sports to get boys to read this can motivate girls.…


Added by John S. Oliver on May 5, 2012 at 3:47 — No Comments

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