• In authentic contexts and with end-users in mind
    In authentic contexts and with end-users in mind

    In authentic contexts and with end-users in mind... In this group, we invite you to share what...

    • Tessa Gray

      Running notes from Tauranga ahikaroa March 2019

      Kia takatū ā-Matihiko website EM and MM Pīkau Meetups Google presentation for today Glossary for Kia Takatū ā-Matihiko: Pīkau 1-2 Kuputaka. How might this look? What connections do you see between CT ideas from overseas and Aotearoa? What does technology (includ...

      Tags: meetup, notes, running, ideas, links

    • Pīkau 13: DDDO/PO 2 & 3: Examples using digital images and digital photography

      The discussions in this English Medium group relate directly to the Pīkau 13: DDDO/PO 2 & 3:...

      • Tessa Gray

        Using 3D printing in real-world contexts

        On behalf of Enabling e-Learning, Karl Summerfield and myself are hosting a webinar this week on 3D printing. No worries if you can't make it, it will be recorded and loaded into this discussion, DISCUSSION POST: Using 3D printing in real-world contexts (Enabling e-Learning communit...

        Tags: 3D, printing, laser, design, cad, drawings, 2D, maths, STEAM, STEM, ideas, Technology, digital, technologies

        • Tessa Gray

          On a roll with Spheros

          Programmable robots like Spheros, can have a lot of potential in the classroom. Here’s how some mini lessons played out yesterday, in a primary school setting. Resources: Introduction and 'how to' videos: directional programming  light/sound, loops Spheros ...

          Tags: sphero, education, ideas, problem, solving, creativity, lesson

          • Tessa Gray

            Resources to support facilitating learning from a distance

            Kia ora koutou ma, as we sit at home in our bubbles and meeting virtually with our colleagues - to plan and facilitate distance learning programmes, I thought you might be interested in a growing bank of ideas and resources to support you. As with any content shared, take what matters most to you...

            Tags: digital, technologies, support, ideas, learning, home, distance, resources

            • Tessa Gray

              DT surprise

              Over the past few days, I've been treated to an early gift from the Kia Takatū ā-Matihiko santa .  Not only was it a pleasant surprise for me (and someone else in the house), there was a nod to Gerard McManus and an open invitation to enjoy playing and enjoy creating.&n...

              Tags: DT, Makey Makey, Micro:bit, robotics, kit, batteries, car, duck, crayons, ideas, adventure

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