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July 2012 Blog Posts (7)

How are we engaging all learners? Ideas and examples

Tody's webinar (25 July 2012) was facilitated by Karen Melhuish (Enbling eLearning), and focussed on ways that we are engaging learners. The first thing the group did was reflected on a time when participants felt there were learning effectively. Some of the ideas…


Added by Hazel Owen on July 25, 2012 at 16:30 — No Comments

Te Wiki o te reo Māori – Māori Language Week, 23-29 July

A great heads up from Clarence Yates, it is Te Wiki o te Reo Māori - Māori language week from 23rd to the 29th July. He writes the following (original post…


Added by Hazel Owen on July 22, 2012 at 15:38 — No Comments

Sharing openly on the Internet: The solution or the problem?

Michael Winter shared the link to this video, writing, succinctly, "I think this is important".

I felt it was a powerful protest against many of the laws, legislations and policies that are being put together, including SOPA and ACTA - and yes, you can argue that the song's…


Added by Hazel Owen on July 20, 2012 at 21:10 — No Comments

Virtual School MOOC - Introduction to K-12 Online Learning Research (10 September-07 October 2012)

A reminder about the Virtual School massive online open course (MOOC) entitled Introduction to K-12 Online Learning Research that will held from 10 September-07 October 2012. This MOOC will be designed to provide a broad overview of the field of K-12 online learning, specifically what is currently known based on the research that has been conducted in the field.

You can access the initial site for the Virtual School MOOC at:…


Added by Michael Barbour on July 19, 2012 at 2:27 — No Comments

Digital Citizenship YouTube style

Nick Billowes shared this resource (originally shared by Gerard MacManus, St Bedes College), writing "I expect that you have all seen this in other…


Added by Hazel Owen on July 14, 2012 at 21:02 — 3 Comments

Scoop from Edsurge: One thing every school needs to make it work - great bandwidth

Fresh off the digital 'press' from Edsurge (thanks to Betsy Corcoran and her team), is the (audacious) educationsuperhighway. The article really caught my eye as the initiative in the US seems to…


Added by Hazel Owen on July 5, 2012 at 18:28 — 2 Comments


Image representing Symbaloo as depicted in Cru...

There are probably times when you would like to share a set of hyperlinks. However, sometimes these can be pretty dull visually...a list..., and often the URL does not provide information about what the follower of a particular link will find or be able to do. Enter Symbaloo (which was recommended to…


Added by Hazel Owen on July 4, 2012 at 14:53 — No Comments

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