Looking for an engaging way to improve technology, literacy and social skills all in one go? QuadBlogging could just be the answer. This word cloud shows the countries that have the most participating QuadBlogging classes.
How comfortable are you using technology in your classroom? Does it matter to you that your students may know more than you about using mobile devices? New research by a Massey University PhD student has found that many educators feel out of their depth when adopting new technology for use in the classroom. Kathryn MacCallum investigated the use of mobile technology and found some clear differences between the attitudes of teachers and students.
The Auckland Art Festival’s White Night had a fun new twist this year with the addition of a competitive robotics display in the Remuera Library, hosted by Kristin’s K-Force Robotics team. Presenting ‘Artful Intelligence – the Art and Science of Robots’, K-Force showcased their custom made robots.
Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye officially opens the new 'B Block' at Mahurangi College, in Warkworth. In this issue, she discusses the Government;s response to the report by the Education and Science Committee into digital literacy.
The image shows a coffee cup balanced on a DVD drawer. It links to an article about ICT PD and the headline asks the question: 'Are you making best use of technology'. Using the DVD drawer like this probably isn't!