Category Archives: Resources

Engaging reluctant learners

This was a session facilitated by Clarrie Yates on 23 May 2012. I live blogged as we went along, but Blogger seems to have removed the automatic save function – or maybe something else happened! Needless to say, I lost … Continue reading

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The eLearning Planning Framework in action

Karen Melhuish kicked off the session by introducing some discussion and thinking about eLearning and what the various terminology might mean. “eLearning is learning and teaching that is facilitated by or supported through the appropriate use of ICTs”, and eMaturity … Continue reading

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The future, facilitating online, and interactivity: eLearning Watch has it all

Richard Elliott has done it again 🙂 I must admit that every month when his resource, the eLearning Watch (which you can subscribe to here), pops into my inbox I see it as a treat to be savoured. I always … Continue reading

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Untangling notions of flipped classrooms

Having done a wee bit more research around the Flipped classroom that centre around videos, I found this rather thought-provoking blog post by Jackie Gerstein entitled Flipped classroom full picture: An example lesson Jackie quotes Harvard Professor Chris Dede (Global Education 2011 … Continue reading

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Apple tools Smacdown – some inspiring ideas?

Image via Wikipedia The session started in a lively fashion, and the folk facilitating were certainly enthusiastic. To get a good idea of the smacdown you can visit the site here. Overall, the idea is that each the audience get … Continue reading

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Looking for ideas for working with gifted and talented learners?

Image via Wikipedia Gifted and talented learners are sometimes seen as the students who already have a head start. However, the challenge is to work with a range of students who are on a continuum – to have sufficient differentiation … Continue reading

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Are you a teacher and / or Moodle aficionado? Can you help Christchurch students and schools?

Image by Getty Images via @daylifeAs you will be aware the earthquake in Christchurch, NZ has disrupted a huge amount of schools and students. Jacqui Land of Papanui High School is working with Moodle in Schools to find ways of … Continue reading

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A quick guide to bookmarking / adding favourites to your browser (IE, Firefox and Opera)

Image source A bookmark is “An easily accessible web link stored in a web browser such as Internet Explorer” (from Glossary of eLearning). In other words, just like when you are reading a book and you want to return to … Continue reading

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Steve Wheeler speaks about Open Educational Resources and academic publishing

Image via Wikipedia Steve Wheeler made this video recording for Core Ed while he was at the Ulearn conference in New Zealand in October 2010. In it he speaks about Open Educational Practices, (including Open Educational Resources and Open Scholarship). … Continue reading

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Teaching geography in New Zealand: Māori geography

Image via Wikipedia Following on from a post I made a few weeks ago Links to ideas, resources, and tools for learning and teaching Te Reo Māori, there has been growing interest in discipline-specific resources, in particular geography. Curriculum Paul … Continue reading

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