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    • Tessa Gray

      Digitech Roadshow

      Coming up fast. Don't miss out! The DigiTech Roadshow 2017 is a series of six one-day events held across New Zealand, exploring key themes and concepts of the fast-changing digital technologies landscape. In 2018, digital technologies will be recognised as part of the technology le...

      Tags: digital, technologies, computational thinking, problem solving, programming, robotics, coding, gaming, digital fluency

      • Tessa Gray

        Resources and Quick links

        Digital Technologies | Hangarau Matihiko quick links   Resources Digital Technologies | Hangarau Matihiko draft PDF (Ministry of Education) Enabling e-Learning (TKI) Digital Technologies in the Curriculum Hangarau Matihiko (TKI) Enabling e-Learning (TKI) Getting Prepar...

        Tags: digital, technologies, computational thinking, problem solving, programming, robotics, coding, gaming, digital fluency

        • Tessa Gray

          The people share: Open discussion about Digital Technologies | Hangarau Matihiko

          Kia ora tatou, this week Enabling e-Learning (VLN) hosted an informal discussion in Adobe Connect about Digital technologies in the national curriculum. It wasn't part of the consultation process, rather a chance for us to chat about the drivers for change and implicat...

          Tags: digital, technologies, computational thinking, problem solving, programming, robotics, coding, gaming, digital fluency

          • Jacky Young

            An interesting reading - What is computational thinking?

            I thought this article/reading gave some very clear points about this concept who's terms can often be a barrier to thinking about 'computational thinking'. Would be interested in what others think about - not only with the articles but with the concept of computational thinki...

            Tags: computational thinking, digital, technology

            • Jacky Young

              Binary Bracelets

              This looks like fun. I have tucked it away in my DT kete. It has links to the actual lessons teachers could follow if interested.

              Tags: binary, coding, computational thinking, digital technology, primary, activity, lessons

              • Anne-Louise Robertson

                Connecting Gadgets with the curriculum

                So, there are heaps of shiny, whirly, techie, apps, robots etc. and they are fun to play with BUT - how might they fit into your curriculum area and level?  Please share how you think you (or people you know) might use them, or have already used them to meet the aims of the curr...

                Tags: learner agency, student voice, learning, choice, computational thinking, robotics, DT & HM, VR, AR, DDDO

                • James Robson

                  James Robson

                  I am an experienced New Zealand primary school teacher. I started teaching in 1995 and have worked in many schools over the years Red Beach School, Wainui School, Orewa Primary, Silverdale School, Orewa North Primary, Albany Primary, and Coatesville School. Currently, I am the digital learning le...

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                  • Nicki Tempero

                    DT4PS - Pou Hihiko

                    2 DAY MEETUP DT4PS | Pou Hihiko BEGINNERS IN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES VENUE: Lemonwood Grove School , Rolleston DATE: Weds 18 - Thurs 19 July TIME: 9am - 3pm DELEGATES: 50 maximum PRESENTERS: Tim Bell a...

                    Tags: Meetups, Computational Thinking

                    • Viv Hall

                      Game Design

                      Tags: Year 3, Computational thinking, digital design, coding, progamming

                      • Viv Hall

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                        Tags: Year 3, Computational thinking, digital design, coding, programming

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