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    • Tessa Gray

      What excites and concerns you about teaching Digital Technologies?

      Digital Technologies & Hangarau Matihiko (DT & HM) have recently been  included into the Technology learning area of the New Zealand Curriculum. DT & HM includes topics that have never been part of this learning area before, so chances are you may not have encountered this as pa...

      Tags: why, digital, technologies, opinions, feelings, pīkau, 2

    • Pīkau 3: Intro: What is designing and developing digital outcomes?
      Pīkau 3: Intro: What is designing and developing digital outcomes?

      The discussions in this English Medium group relate directly to the Pīkau/toolkit on, What is...

    • Tools and Toys
      Tools and Toys

      Feel free to join this group and share any resources and ideas for tools, toys and accessories to...

    • Pīkau 00: Why digital technologies?
      Pīkau 00: Why digital technologies?

      The discussions in this English Medium group relate directly to the Pīkau/toolkit on, Why digital...

      • Tessa Gray

        The rise of game development in the business sector

        Interesting to see today's announcement from the Beehive showing the results of an independent survey, that the Game development industry in NZ is on a record-breaking rise.  “The government has the ambitious goal of growing ICT so it’s the second largest contri...

        Tags: digital, technologies, hangarau, matihiko, innovation, business, sector, game, development, industry

        • Tessa Gray

          Digital fluency and Digital Technologies - what do these mean? 

          Enabling e-Learning interviewed Catherine Johnson (Project Lead, Kia Takatū ā-Matihiko | Digital Readiness Programme) last week and asked: What do you think teachers are doing well with DTs? What should they focus on when addressing the new DT | HM curricula? Where can they go for help?...

          Tags: Interview, guru, digital, technologies, readiness

          • Tessa Gray

            Differences between digital technologies and e-learning/ICT capabilities infographic

            Download PDF Originally sourced within Why digital technologies Pīkau.

            Tags: e-learning, capabilities, differences, digital, fluency, technologies, pdf, infographic

            • Tessa Gray

              VR and AR: Is this something students can produce?

              Note: Following portion cross-posted from Enabling e-Learning (VLN); Artificial intelligence, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality are changing the way our young people (and ourselves) communicate, see the world, frame reality, get their entertainment and content. You don't ha...

              Tags: virtual, reality, augmented, student, outcomes, digital, immersive, experiences, creators

              • Ngā Kiriahi

                Digital Technologies Implementation for Years 7-10: A 2018 Google CS Educator PD Course

                Venue Online Workshop Date 06 Nov 2018 Time/s Every Tuesday in November from 4-5pm (6, 13, 20, 27 November) Costs FREE By 2020, schools and kura will need to have taken steps to implement the new Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko cu...

                Tags: digital, technologies, year, 7-10, hangarau, matihiko, computational, thinking, designing, outcomes, workshops, free

                • Ngā Kiriahi

                  Webinar series and resources

                  If you didn't make it to our Digital Technologies (Y7-10) webinar series, no worries, these have been recorded and archived here. Watch, listen and playback on demand. You can also access the support material at the bottom of this page. Please feel free to share this w...

                  Tags: webinar, series, 4, digital, technologies, recording, presentation, year, 7-10

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                • Kia Takatū ā-Matihiko events during Tech Week
                  Kia Takatū ā-Matihiko has few events going on during Tech Week that may of interest to you all and your schools or kura. Please feel free to get involved or to share. Let's keep the campfires stoked and warm!   Techweek   Kia Takatū events during Tech...
                • FREE DT & HM Readiness Workshops in your region
                  FREE DT & HM Readiness Workshops in your region
                  Kia Takatū ā-Matihiko will be in your region offering free workshops to support teachers, kaiako and leaders to better understand and implement the Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko curricula content.   Ki te Ahikāroa or Regional Meetups are hands-on, engaging workshops and...
                • A virtual tour of Ngā Kiriahi | He tirotiro mariko i Ngā Kiriahi
                  A virtual tour of Ngā Kiriahi | He tirotiro mariko i Ngā Kiriahi
                  Meetup details: Date: Mar 28, 2019 Time: 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM Type: Online Webinar   Join us for a virtual tour of Ngā Kiriahi - Kia Takatū-a-Matihiko's virtual learning community. Tess and Hōhepa will be our tour guides and will share with us how to effectively navigate this...