Use the content in this section to find information, examples, and resources to support your development of e-learning within the whole school curriculum. Plan for your staff, students and the wider community to develop and own a negotiated curriculum in which technologies are assimilated with clear alignment to the vision and strategy. It is suggested you use this content in conjunction with the e-Learning Planning Framework .
Staff at St Hilda's talk about the difference using technology has made to teaching and learning. The change their approach teaching allows more time for teacher–student interaction. Students can make choices about what tools they use for learning.
Plan and put into practice authentic learning experiences that will make the best use of technologies to support student-driven inquiry practices by:
In 2018, Orewa College launched a curriculum review to consider new approaches to better align the National curriculum with its own contemporary thinking about effective learning, and how to prepare students for the world they live in today. This Snapshot of Learning outlines why the school took this route and how the approach was developed.
Deputy Principal, Vicki Trainor explains why teacher inquiry was used as a method of professional development at Holy Cross School following the development of their e-learning strategic plan.
Kathy Moy-Low (past principal Holy Cross School) describes how she planned and implemented processes to ensure sustainability and capability of e-learning across the school.
Motu School principal, Paul Cornwall explains the process they went through to setup a framework for Māori achieving success as Māori (MASAM).
Principal, Richard McCosh explains how they used the e-Learning Planning Framework to identify strengths and areas needing development within their school.
Principal, James Petronelli explains Clearview School's collaborative learning approach operates links back to their school vision.
Brian Price, Principal of Breens Intermediate, shares how they used the e-Learning Planning Framework to develop their strategic planning.
Irene Cooper, principal of Hillcrest Normal School in Hamilton, talks how e-learning helps to engage differently with students.
Nikki Clarke, Deputy Principal at Breens Intermediate, talks about introducing Google Apps into the school.
Michael Williams, principal Pakuranga College, discusses some of the key questions they worked through when developing their digital strategy.
DP, Billy Merchant describes how the senior leadership team operates using distributed leadership model at Pakuranga College. Decisions are always based on improving student learning.
Pakuranga College principal, Michael Williams describes their intensive PLD programme.
CLA Advisor, Charles Newton explains ten key considerations for successful planning.
Allister Williamson explains his role as e-Learning coordinator at Pakuranga College, which involves overseeing their professional learning programme.
The senior leadership team at Hampden Street School explain how their e-learning plan supports their strategic plan in terms of planning for, developing, and utilising digital technologies to support learning and teaching.
Parents from Hampden Street School share how the school’s open door approach gave them confidence that their children’s learning needs were being met in an innovative learning environment.
John O’Regan, e-Learning lead teacher, describes the important considerations for Hampden Street School to create reliable systems that meet the needs of their BYOD programme.
Connected Learning Advisor, Charles Newton explains how to use this guide to support developing your digital technologies action plan.
e-Learning facilitator, Ross Alexander explains the importance of having a clear vision for introducing new technologies.
CLA Advisor, Charles Newton explains how to use the templates as you plan.
Pakuranga College DP, Billy Merchant explains taking staff with you on the e-learning journey is number one. Not all staff will move at the same pace and in the same way so they provide lots of different channels and different avenues for support.
Michael Williams and Billy Merchant from Pakuranga College, explain their change in pedagogy from telling students which device to purchase to being "device agnostic".
Pakuranga College principal, Michael Williams explains their system for PLD. Using their rubrics teachers can identify their strengths and next steps. e-Mentors support teachers with their inquiries into using digital technologies effectively.
John O’Regan, e-Learning lead teacher Hampden Street School, describes their system for providing technical support to staff.
Wairakei School principal, Shane Buckner discusses why the school adopted a BYOD approach to enable their children to become connected, capable learners, using one-to-one devices to personalise learning.
Pakuranga College principal Michael Williams explains, learning has become more collaborative and students are more engaged.
Pakuranga College’s strategic goal is to provide students with the skills, values, and attitudes they need to be successful now and in the future. Principal, Michael Williams explains how they use digital technologies as a tool to support that goal.
Michael Williams Billy Merchant, Pakuranga College, describe how their teaching staff have developed good pedagogy and are more confident in using digital technologies to support learning.
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Reviewing your curriculum
This section of the NZC Online website supports the process of curriculum design and review. It includes local curriculum guides, information, tools, and inspirational stories to help schools make decisions about curriculum.
English and e-Learning
Relevant, up-to-date information, resources, stories, and readings from English Online that provide practical support on the use of ICTs in the classroom.
This report looks in detail at the learning practices in nine secondary schools where ICTs for learning are well embedded. The study reports that ICTs create the opportunity for a wide variety of learning practices and make new forms of classroom practice possible. The key changes include:
This article by Tessa Gray, ICT Adviser, University of Waikato, describes how ICTs can be effectively integrated into the classroom.
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