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.
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.
Tags: Cross-curricular | Diverse learners | Assistive technologies | Utilities/tools/gadgets | Lower primary | Lower secondary | Middle primary | Primary | Secondary | Upper primary | Upper secondary |
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 |