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Hazel Owen's Blog – November 2014 Archive (8)

Digital storytelling competition for students around the globe: Feeding the Planet, Energy for life

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Added by Hazel Owen on November 25, 2014 at 14:26 — No Comments

Grappling with staying safe online? Try the Grapple Challenge game.

Derek Wenmoth shared the following online safety, interactive game, writing:

It's a cyber-safety resource developed by an Australian company that I linked with in Tasmania....They have produced a number of…

Added by Hazel Owen on November 20, 2014 at 14:00 — No Comments

By teachers – for teachers sites: A new way of providing peer support and professional development?

Paul Keown has written about his personal experiences with, as well as his research into, virtual communities of practice (VCop). It makes great reading as Paul describes the various spaces that might be created and used in a VCoP, and the actual…


Added by Hazel Owen on November 17, 2014 at 14:00 — 3 Comments

Resources from the 2014 ePortfolio Forum now available

The 2014 Eportfolio Forum and Workshops  (#eportforum) was held at La Trobe University…


Added by Hazel Owen on November 14, 2014 at 23:30 — No Comments

Pasifika learners in kura kaupapa and whare kura

lf you are working with students who identify as Pasifika, you really need to watch this presentation from Manu Faaea-Semeatu. In it, Manu speaks about several key areas, including:

  • The Pasifika Education Plan
  • The Paskifika Success Compass
  • Pasifika values and tātaiako
  • NCEA Pasifika Powerup

Check out Manu Faaea-Semeatu in this Movenote presentation speaking about…


Added by Hazel Owen on November 14, 2014 at 21:22 — No Comments

Teachers and teachers' aides: Activities to support students who are blind, deaf/blind or have low vision

BLENNZ (Blind and Low Vision Education Network New Zealand) and the New Zealand Education Ministry have developed supplementary activities to the nine PLD modules Teachers and Teachers’ Aides Working Together.

These supplementary activities…


Added by Hazel Owen on November 2, 2014 at 22:45 — No Comments

Inspiration and aspiration as ways of making meaning of life and work

It’s spring, and to help pick up on the theme of growth and connectedness Dave Burton (from Potential Development) in this webinar (recording for the session;…


Added by Hazel Owen on November 1, 2014 at 6:00 — 2 Comments

Death by meetings? Some interesting trends

As you go to yet another meeting, you might perhaps be wondering why. It may help you to know that you are not alone. The findings from a recent survey by LogMeIn, Inc. and Ovum suggests that not only has the number of meetings being called increased, the indication is that the meetings are perceived by participants as…


Added by Hazel Owen on November 1, 2014 at 3:30 — 4 Comments

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