• Scott Mackenzie

      Scott Mackenzie

      I am currently the senior syndicate leader at Hampden Street School in Nelson. Our focus is on bringing creativity and student voice to the forefront of learning. I feel that the key competencies and student-led learning are the keys to our students making meaningful contributions to their fut...

      Skills: 21st Century learning, Promoting technology as a tool for learning, Integrated curriculum, Building a team culture, Relationships

      • Caryn Deans

        Caryn Deans

        "Competent and confident learners and communicators, healthy in mind, body and spirit, secure in their sense of belonging and the knowledge that they make a valued contribution to society" (Ministry of Education, 2017). What an amazing aspiration for the children of Aotearoa. My n...

        Tags (please separate each one with a comma): Whānau, Relationships, Brain Development, Infant & Toddlers, Attachment, Bicultural Learning & Development, Communities of Practice, Children's Rights

        • edSpace

          Example discussion | Peer Coaching in Kāhui Ako

          Please note: The following discussion post has been created for demonstration purposes, to show how discussion threads can be used across a Kāhui Ako group. A wee while back Monika Kern responded in a thread in the VLN about how working with teachers to become peer coaches. She gave a won...

          Tags: peer, formative, coaching, teachers, leaders, learning, mentoring, language, relationships

          • Tessa Gray

            What makes an online community?

            What are you? A Blues or Hurricanes fan? A Mac or PC user? Prefer a Holden or a Ford? Having a discussion (or even argument) around important things that really matter to us is nothing new.  I'm currently (enjoying) working my way through an online course, learning mor...

            Tags: community, engagement, relationships, common, interests

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