St Mary’s Catholic School in Tauranga trialled a system of online reporting using screencasting. They wanted a system that supported student self assessment and increased parents’ understanding and involvement in formative assessment.
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Students from Melville Intermediate prepared and learnt their individual mihi in te reo Māori, then created videos to share their learning using Movie Maker.
Polyfest provided Mangere College with the opportunity to re-think curriculum planning and design to improve student achievement results for NCEA.
Can students improve their writing using digital/visual formats instead of written text? This was the focus of Renee Strawbridge's teacher inquiry.
Using documentary making as a context for learning, her class of year 6-8 students successfully developed their writing skills. Students were highly engaged, developed new understandings of presenting through film making, and built digital fluency.