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Hazel Owen's Blog – November 2013 Archive (7)

Māori Tube and the Coconet: Check them out!

Just had to share the following from Merryn Dunmill (which originally appearedhere). I must admit to being distracted and…


Added by Hazel Owen on November 22, 2013 at 15:12 — No Comments

What's missing in this picture: Attitudinal data about the use of mobile devices in schools

The infographic below was developed by the Australia-based organisation, Open Colleges. The things that caught my attention were some of the statistics, which, while fairly meaningless on their own, do present an attitudinal 'picture'.

  • 59% of students said that they would like to bring in their own mobile devices to enhance learning
  • 86% of students believe they study…

Added by Hazel Owen on November 21, 2013 at 19:09 — No Comments

Looking for a job as a learning coordinator in Auckland?


The amazing team at The Learning Wave are looking for someone for a 13 month maternity cover position in a Learning Co-ordinator role. The applicant needs to have a high attention to detail. They also need to be able to manage the logistics in a professional manner…


Added by Hazel Owen on November 20, 2013 at 17:24 — No Comments

What's your take? What does the Facebook Generation Need to Learn?

Do we really need children to go 'cold turkey' from their mobile devices? Is there a requirement for 'book camps' with printed materials only? Is there a middle ground for the Internet generation? Or do we need to re-think many of our biases about how we feel learning is 'done best'?

As I listened to the following podcast (…


Added by Hazel Owen on November 14, 2013 at 17:13 — No Comments

Teaching geography in New Zealand: Māori geography

An equirectangular projection of Polynesia, cr...

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Following on from a post I made a few weeks ago Links to…


Added by Hazel Owen on November 5, 2013 at 21:00 — No Comments

Social networking and connecting for health, literacy, community and a better way of life

Flag of City of Cape Town

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You may wonder, sometimes, if ICT in general and mobile technology in particular is also about revenue generation and filling time…


Added by Hazel Owen on November 5, 2013 at 20:14 — No Comments

You've heard of the Google 80% - 20%? How about the school 90% - 10%?

Students studying at Albany Senior High School...

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There is much talk about student empowerment, engagement, and choice, and yet many education institutions stick to the topics and…


Added by Hazel Owen on November 5, 2013 at 20:09 — No Comments

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