St Mary’s Catholic School in Tauranga trialled a system of online reporting using screen recording and casting. 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.
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.
During 2013, students at Stanley Avenue School in Te Aroha were empowered to take increased responsibility for developing their personal fitness using the utility application SportyPal.
Year 5 and 6 teachers trial the Gamefroot platform as a vehicle for students to learn how to create a game.
Tags: Computational thinking | Technology | Tikanga Māori | Writing | Game development tools | Gamification tools | Multimedia – graphics/animation | Lower secondary | Middle primary | Primary | Upper primary |