LIVE WEBINAR: VLN and Enabling e-Learning groups scavenger hunt,

LIVE WEBINAR: VLN and Enabling e-Learning groups scavenger hunt, May 17, 3:45-4:45 pm Are you a school or CoL leader, or want to get more out of your own PLD online? In this interactive webinar, we invite you to join us on a series of online adventures around the VLN. We’ll use some gaming techniques to […]

Talking Matters

“Growing great speakers, listeners and early readers” The importance of rich language learning environments is back in the news again, with the NEXT foundation funding the Talking Matters campaign.  This campaign aims to highlight the importance of talking with our young children. Alison Sutton is leading this work and shared her thinking with the Connected Educator […]

Connected Conversations | Connecting through Collaboration

The final set of presentations in the Connected Conversation series, brought to you live from uLearn16, is Connecting through Collaboration.  Each speaker talked about how collaboration had supported the work that they do and how it has enhanced teaching and learning, leadership and learner experience. Joyce Seitzinger – Founder, Academic Tribe Geoff Wood – Rosmini College and […]

Connected Conversations | Connecting the Future

The second in the Connected Conversation series, brought to you live from uLearn16, is Connecting the Future.  The three speakers associated with this each provided their own perspective of what the future means for them as well as how we can connect with future oriented themes. Each of the presenters talks were graphically recorded by […]

Connected Conversations | Connecting with Community

As part of the CENZ livestream from uLearn16, the Connected Educator team brought together speakers to focus on an aspect of being Connected.  The first of these in the series is Connecting with Community with: Andy Kai Fong – Principal, Haeata Community Campus Rachel Whalley – ePrincipal, VLN Primary Julie Lindsay – Global Communication Consultant […]

The Connected Conversation Series

  This year at ULearn two of CORE’s premium services, Connected Educator Aotearoa New Zealand (CENZ) and EDtalks, will combine to bring you the Connected Conversations Series. Each day one of the three themes in the series will be addressed: Connecting with Community, Connecting the Future and Connecting through Collaboration. The sessions will be held in the […]

Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach on being a Connected Educator

We were fortunate to have Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach visit the Connected Educator Team in August.  Sheryl recorded this video about the importance of being a ‘Connected Educator’.  Take four minutes and listen to Sheryl.  Feel free to share your thoughts on being a ‘Connected Educator’ on Twitter using the  #cenz16 tag.

Learning design – people-based design thinking, 25 May @ 3:45-4:45 pm

Learning design – people-based design thinking, 25 May @ 3:45-4:45 pm “Learning design is the practice of planning, sequencing, and managing learning activities, usually using ICT-based tools to support both design and delivery. Learning pedagogy and design-theory meet to define a people-based, flexible learning environment.” Come join Hayden Shaw (Heretaunga College) and Philippa Nicoll Antipas […]