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Events for December 3, 2018
Design thinking stands alongside other constructivist approaches such as inquiry-based learning, computational thinking, STEAM, makerspaces, and project-based learning and empowers students to change their social and environmental contexts through design. Want to know more about Design thinking and how this fits in the Technology curriculum when teaching CT and DDDO? Join us when this discussion goes […]Find out more »
We profile this inspirational story from the Gazette and interview Sujata Rajagopal (HOD Science) about a thematic project that integrates several strands of the curriculum in a culturally responsive way that enables students to achieve multiple NCEA credits from several different disciplines. This discussion will be hosted in the Teaching group.Find out more »
The relentless focus on standardised tests, academic results and competition creates school systems that overlook the different abilities and requirements of developing children. We need radical changes. One is to reinstate an essential and natural part of growing up – real playFind out more »
Tō reo ki te raki, tō mana ki te whenua. Let your story be heard in the heavens and your mana be restored to the land. If that is achieved capability will be achieved. Dr Hana O'Regan, keynote speaker at uLearn18, begins by describing the importance of hearing stories of resilience, survival, innovation and tenacity […]Find out more »
As part of current trends looking more deeply into designing thinking, authentic integration through STEM/STEAM, we revisit this webinar (2014), and hear how Alexia Hilbertidou has created a movement that encourages young NZ women to take up STEM and STEAM subjects at school and follow those passions into successful careers. This discussion is hosted in the Leadership group.Find out more »