Switch it! Maker 2 and Choose it! Maker 2 were used to help a 10 year old student, who was non-verbal, communicate activity choices with a single press head-switch at Kaka Street Special School.
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Students at Howick College increased their motivation to learn and their ownership of the learning process by using the multimedia tools Movie Maker and PowerPoint, and other mobile technologies.
Polyfest provided Mangere College with the opportunity to re-think curriculum planning and design to improve student achievement results for NCEA.
In January 2020 Orewa College trialled an integrated curriculum approach. Year 9 and 10 students no longer had timetabled specialist subjects. Instead, they designed a local curriculum in which students undertook eight topics during the year with each topic being taught by three specialist teachers. This snapshot outlines why the school took this route, how the approach was developed and the learnings from the evaluation after six months.