This is a (partial) record of as many of the October 2014 events as we have, created by educators for educators.
A ‘bundlr’ of blog posts tagged to #cenz14
All session summaries are on the launch week page.
- CEM Launch [1 Oct, 9am]: Kick off session with Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach, Sandy Phillips, Derek Wenmoth, Wharehoka Wano, Phoebe Davies, Anthony Faitaua, Karen Melhuish Spencer.
- Introduction to the Starter Kete [1 Oct, 10.30am].
- CEM NZ Showcase – Session Tasters [1 Oct, 12 noon]: Carolyn Stuart, Sonya Van Schaijik , Te Mihinga Komene, Anthony Faitaua, Allanah King, Tessa Gray.
- Stories of Connected PLD from NZ-Aotearoa [1 Oct, 2pm]: w/ Howard Baldwin, Trevor Storr, Phillippa Antipas, Alana Madgwick, and Tamara Bell.
- Stretching Young Minds: ICT in early years education [1 Oct, 6.30pm]: #ECEONLINE, How ICTs lend themselves well to encouraging problem solving, creativity, and experimentation with ideas in the early years curriculum.
- Modern Learning Practices and the connected world [2 Oct, 9.30am]: With shared GDoc w/ Stephen Heppell, Derek Wenmoth, Janelle Riki and Mark Osborne.
- Change Leadership: Connecting Māori and Pasifika [2 Oct, 11.30am]: With shared GDoc with Dr. Sarah-Jane Tiakiwai, Keriana Tawhiwhirangi, Maria Lemalie, Togi Lemanu, Phoebe Davies and Tahu Paki.
- A powerful blend: ULearn14 and Connected Educator Month: What’s in store.
- #blogsync launch: Chris Waugh, Karen Melhuish Spencer.
- Connected learning: Plotting pathways, navigating mazes [9am-10am] – Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano, Tom Barrett, Togi Lemanu, Karen Melhuish Spencer.
- Book Group kick-off [12pm-1pm]: NZCER’s Key Competencies for the Future – Rachel Bolstad, Sue McDowall & Sally Boyd.
- ‘TeachMeetNZ Connected Educator Special’ [2pm-3pm]: TeachMeetNZ is about New Zealand teachers connecting online. The project reflects the research and work of New Zealand educators in action.
- Professional blogging for beginners [2.30pm-3.00pm]: More and more teachers are taking up blogging to reflect and share their practice, their thoughts and their learning. How do I make it worthwhile for my professional learning? – Nathaniel Louwrens.
8th – 10th October
- ‘ULearn14 Livestreamed breakouts’: This playlist includes all the breakout sessions that were livestreamed during ULearn14 as part of CEM.
- #CEMBLOG Twitter Blogging Clinic [7pm-9pm]: For a couple of hours one evening Allanah King shared her blogging resources and invited questions about blogging via Twitter.
- ‘It’s not KFC, it’s PFC’ [9.45am-10.45am]: Togi Lemanu from CORE Education outlines the importance of engaging with Pasifika learners through connecting with their parents, families and communities.
- ‘Design the Dream- Community Engagement’ [4pm-5.30pm]: An insight into the beauty of the design process when increasing community engagement in school.
- ‘Kidsedchatnz [8pm-9pm] – Twitter in the Classroom’: A chat session to connect teachers who are participate in Kidsedchatnz or teachers who may be interested in taking part.
- ‘Guided Silent Teaching / Learning – Te Ako Wahangū’ [3.30pm-4pm]: Online discussion – Hohepa Isaac-Sharland.
- ‘Webinar with Graham Watts: Creating a Thinker’s Toolkit – Classroom strategies for Creative Thinking’ [7.30am-8.15am]: This webinar series consider how the toolkit might grow as students move from primary to secondary and beyond school. Numerous examples illustrate how these thinking tools can be taught to students, infused into subject areas and used as self assessment tools across the curriculum – Learning Network NZ.
- ‘Seeking truth in our design of learning, with Tom Barrett’ [4pm-5pm]: In this session with Tom Barrett (@TomBarrett/NoTosh) we explored a journey we are all on: to design more powerful, authentic learning experiences – Tom Barrett and Karen Melhuish Spencer.
- ‘How to come up with great ideas and actually make them happen – Kickoff webinar with Ewan McIntosh’ [8pm-9pm]: Ewan McIntosh & Karen Melhuish Spencer.
- ‘#ptchatnz, TWITTER CHAT’ [8.30pm-9.30pm]: Topic – Digital Citizenship. A chat on twitter, for all parents and educators.
- ‘Leadership for Change’ [3.45pm-4.45pm]: In this webinar, we explore how a connected, digitally-enabled education has implications for our leaders – and how this is one feature of a modern leadership kete (kit) with Dr Jan Robertson, Paul Sibson, Mark Osborne and Karen Melhuish Spencer. Shared doc: https://docs.google.com/a/core-ed.ac.nz/document/d/1xqLo2KfIl9nBhLmmjzkUpHoWKqR0XY9LwFfHThFYl18/edit
- ‘CORE Education #efellow14 reflections #CENZ14 #CE14’ [7.30pm-8.15pm]: This hangout explored the wide range of journeys the 2014 e-fellows embarked on in their enquiries into professional learning, teacher voice, 3D printing and learner agency.
- ‘Connected Educators Design Thinking Discussion’ [2-3pm]: Primary and Secondary teachers from New Zealand, Australia and the United States shared what Design Thinking adds to their classroom.
- ‘Key Competencies for the Future, with NZCER | Closing webinar’ [3.45pm-4.45pm]: The summing session at the end of the NZCER Book Group, with guests Danielle Myburgh and Reid Walker sharing how they tackled “wicked problems” with their learners.
- ‘Connected Professional Learning and Leading’ [2.30pm-3pm]: Presentation by Karen Melhuish Spencer as part of a face-to-face session for the Alumni Learning Platform principals run by the SpringboardTrust, Auckland.
- ‘Gifted and Brown webinar’ [11am-12pm]: Manu Faaea-Semeatu from CORE Education explored the process of developing cultural identifiers for gifted Pasifika students.
- ‘GOOGLE HANGOUT – TeachMeetNZ Meets TMSydney’ [2pm-3pm]: TeachMeetNZ and TMSydney are working collaboratively for Connected Educators Month. The first Trans Tasman TeachMeet Virtual. Hosts: Sonya Van Schaijik & Matt Esterman.
- ‘Ensuring survival and finding balance at work as an educator’ [4pm-5pm]: The Map of Meaning model helps us understand how we’re investing our time and whether that investment is helping us achieve our real goals; the goals that matter most. Most importantly it introduces the 4 main components which lead to us having a sense that our work is meaningful and of value to ourselves and to others.
- ‘#eduignitewelly | Emerging Leaders EduIgnite evening’ [6pm-9pm]: A group of enthusiastic educators in Wellington, NZ, came together at the offices of CORE Education to share and inspire each other with their practice, ponderings and research. This is part of EduIgnite Aotearoa: http://emergingleaders.school.nz/ignite-evening/
- ‘#EdBookNZ’ [8pm-9pm]: Each educator took one current education term and wrote the irrelevance of it. Each blog post author has a disruptive friend who gave feedback on their blog post and supported them with discussion on their term.
- ‘Literacy Online webinar – Building a Professional Learning Network for Literacy’ [3.45pm-4.45pm]: How can you use online communities and tools to support your literacy teaching and learning? A workshop session looking at online tools available and how they can be used to build your own PLN (Professional Learning Network) for literacy learning and teaching.
- ‘Connected Educator Month | Round-up Book Group with Ewan McIntosh’ [8pm-8.45pm]: This session rounds off the focus on Ewan McIntosh’s new book – “How to come up with great ideas and actually make them happen” with Ewan McIntosh and Steve Mouldey – Ewan McIntosh and Karen Melhuish Spencer.
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