This new website contains advice and resources for parents and whānau, teachers and leaders spanning early learning through to senior secondary to support learning at home.
The Communication technologies page links to this site and several more useful resources to support teachers and school leaders with setting up and teaching remotely.
This year we have a number of new professional learning initiatives planned for you; to make the most out of the Enabling e-Learning resources and community links.
We are creating a series of digital packages that enable you to quickly access content and resources across Enabling e-Learning.
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»Term 1 Enabling e-Learning Calendar of Events lists more upcoming discussions.
INTERFACE, MOTAT, and Microsoft have teamed up for the Minecraft 2020 competitions. Entries are open now.
Entries close: Monday 29 June 2020 (the last week of Term 2).
Join teachers and students around the globe celebrating the use of digital technology in education for Digital Learning Day on February 27th.
Each year classrooms across the United States and around the world hold events to celebrate Digital Learning Day.
Google for education offer some great collections of free lessons as part of the day.
Two recent technology publications:
The Government has begun a massive IT upgrade to provide more seamless internet access to 200 schools around the country.
StudyIt is an online learning environment for NCEA science, maths, and English students, with information for students about what they need to know to achieve particular achievement standards, as well as discussion forums, and general study and exam advice.
Students can use forums to discuss NCEA issues with other students and teachers, and send specific questions to expert teachers.
StudyIt has been refreshed and is also now more responsive to being viewed on mobile devices.
Netsafe has released Ngā taiohi matihiko o Aotearoa - New Zealand Kids Online looking at the online experiences of Kiwi kids and their confidence in their online safety skills.
Today Netsafe launches the revamp of the Netsafe Schools programme. They introduce a new tiered approach. The tiers act as signposts to guide a school’s progress and illustrate their growth in online safety competencies to their wider school community.
INTERFACE and MOTAT have teamed up for the Minecraft Student Competition 2019. Entries are open now.
Students design and create a 'machine' of their choice, then record a video showing how it works.
Choose from three age categories:
Entries close Tuesday 15 October (the first week in Term 4).
Place-based education can help to localise your curriculum by giving students a sense of responsibility and affiliation for their surrounding environment, community, and region.
Kia Takatū ā-Matihiko are providing free regional workshops that support teachers, kaiako, and leaders understand and implement the new Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko curricula content.
Ki te Ahikāroa or Regional Meetups are hands-on, engaging workshops.
Netsafe issued an advisory on Saturday 16th March 2019 encouraging the public to report video content directly to their helpline. The Netsafe team has been working closely with the Police, the Department of Internal Affairs and other government departments to assess these reports.
The video of the attack is officially classified as "objectionable content" by the Chief Censor. Netsafe encourage you to use their harmful content advisory on what steps to take upon discovery of the video online.
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