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Starter Kete Days 1–5

To help get you connected we have prepared 30 days worth of online activities. You can start anytime. Try one or two activities, or challenge yourself to complete all 30 days, or mix and match these activities with any of those listed on the Connected Educator New Zealand calendar.

Jump right in with the Day 1 activity to find out what a connected educatoris. Try new things, and grow personally and professionally.

You can complete daily activities and earn badges to recognise your progress.

You can access the starter kete successions in 5 day blocks.  Why not start with the first chunk today?

Please download and work your way through the kete and give us some feedback. (Please comment below or email me directly at

What do you enjoy? 

What do you want to see more of, less of?

What ideas do you have that we could include in our kete? 

Download your first set today and join the discussion here. 

    • Rachel McNamara
      Rachel McNamara

      It's also great to be able to download the full kete if you'd like to have this resource all in one place!


      • Rachel McNamara
        Rachel McNamara

        There's a great spreadsheet link of people to follow on Twitter in this first kete that generates great discussion starters for staff meetings, as well as for your own personal teaching values and philosophy.  A wealth of potential mentors at your finger tips for the beginning tweeter, right through to the seasoned user of Twitter!





        • Anne Kenneally
          Anne Kenneally

          Thanks Rachel, great to hear you have enjoyed the starter kete.  Have you downloaded any digital badges yet? 

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