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    • Jacky Young

      Video - why teach DT? in the group Digital Technologies| Hangarau Matihiko Curriculum

      This video was included in the Feb 2020 Education Gazette, talking with various IT industry people about the need to teach DT in schools. It is the first in a series of videos. Future-focused learning in schools and kura | Digital Curriculum & Hangarau Matihiko – episode 1

      Tags: DT, computational thinking, Digital Technology, industry links, why, future-focused

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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

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        • Tessa Gray

          Resources and Quick links in the group Digital Technologies| Hangarau Matihiko Curriculum

          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

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          • Tessa Gray

            The people share: Open discussion about Digital Technologies | Hangarau Matihiko in the group Digital Technologies| Hangarau Matihiko Curriculum

            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

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            • Jacky Young

              An interesting reading - What is computational thinking? in the group Digital Technologies| Hangarau Matihiko Curriculum

              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

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              • Jacky Young

                Binary Bracelets in the group Digital Technologies| Hangarau Matihiko Curriculum

                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

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                • Anne-Louise Robertson

                  Connecting Gadgets with the curriculum in the group Digital Technologies| Hangarau Matihiko 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

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                  • Anne-Louise Robertson

                    Thinking about thinking and machine thinking in the group Digital Technologies| Hangarau Matihiko Curriculum

                    I am just working my way through some feedback from a DT workshop I ran last week.  This comment about 'thinking about thinking' and machine thinking were made in a reflection activity.  I had a stab at responding but the end of a workshop wasn't the best place for a deep di...

                    Tags: DT&HM, Computational Thinking

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                    • Anne-Louise Robertson

                      Machine thinking in the group Digital Technologies| Hangarau Matihiko Curriculum

                      Tags: DT&HM, Computational Thinking

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                      • James Robson

                        James Robson

                        • Auckland
                        I am the digital learning leader at Forrest Hill and the digital learning specialist for Support ​IT.
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