• Warren Grieve

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      Tags: digital-technologies, computer-science, coding, design, perseverance, code, pupils, code-club, blocks, school, elementary, k1-7, learning, creative, robotics, dash, edison, ev3, mindstorm, curriculum, technology


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      Blended and digital learning

      Technologies are drivers for change across all sectors of the community, including education. A...

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      As we know education is a complex task, teaching is not an isolated activity and problems of...

      • Tessa Gray

        Misconceptions about MLEs in the group Innovation and transformation

        Just stumbled across a conversation in the Facebook NZ Primary teachers facebook page. It was sparked by a teacher viewing a one-page advertisement in magazine from a school who had one catch phrase, 'Open plan, modern learning environments don't work.' In the rest of t...

        Tags: mle, innovation, modern, learning, environments, collaborative, teaching, change, new

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        • Tessa Gray

          EdSpace: What's in it for me? in the group edSpace Help

          What can edSpace do for me and my professional learning? Important to remember: This is a social networking space to help grow educational conversation to; affirm or nudge our thinking, to create opportunities to shift thinking and practice - to ultimately improve outcomes for al...

          Tags: edspace, professional, learning, network, potential

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          • Tessa Gray

            What's all the fuss about Communities of Online Learning? in the group Blended and digital learning

            Blended and digital learning opportunities open up a world of possibilities for students – for some it levels the playing field for those who might already struggle to achievement success in a traditional setting. While the Ministry looks into the affordances of Communities of Online Lea...

            Tags: blended, digital, online, community, learning, personalised, social, peers, COOLs

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            • Tessa Gray

              3D Gaming and virtual reality in education webinar, 20 Sept 2017 in the group Future focused education

              In the CORE blog, Places in Memory Stephen Lowe talks about how the brain is wired for memory - for our survival. Now with low budget explorations in virtual reality, we can experience vicariously in a computer-generated environment. Stephen's challenge to educators i...

              Tags: 3d, gaming, virtual, reality, memories, learning, deep, rich, experiences, computer-generated

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              • Tessa Gray

                What should we be assessing in education? in the group Future focused education

                Thought I'd share this great video spotlighted by both Leigh Hynes and Jan-Marie Kellow - an interview with OECD’s Director for Education and Skills Andreas Schleicher published by Global Education & Skills Forum.  In this interview, Andreas talks about some of the ...

                Tags: future, focused, education, PISA, high, performing, assessment, technology, learning, skills, concepts, dispositions

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                  Māori success in our education system in the group uLearn discussion group

                  In this spotlight session, Wharehoka will discuss collaboration within iwi and kura/school settings, and his on the ground experiences with Kāhui Ako and challenges us with this patai; Are ‘schools’ culturally safe places? Are we talking past each other around expectations a...

                  Tags: Māori, success, learners, learning, consultation, collaboration, iwi, partnerships

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                  • Tessa Gray

                    Learning for success / Te ako kia angitu: A facilitated panel : Your thoughts? in the group uLearn discussion group

                    Learning for success / Te ako kia angitu: A facilitated panel with Derek Wenmoth, Kate Shevland, Bron Stuckey, Jana Benson and Eric Mazur. Arena Lounge. Derek asks straight off what does success mean to you? Have your say...

                    Tags: sofa, session, learning, success

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