Tēnā koutou, talofa lava, we hope you're enjoying your last week of the holidays. We have a fresh variety of FREE e-learning activities planned for you virtually this term. Sign up and don't miss out! Here's the Term 3 flyer (PDF) to print for staff rooms. Please feel free to add events to your own calendar and tell your friends and colleagues!
As always, we like to hear about what you'd like to be involved in, so feel free to contact Enabling e-Learning online facilitators Nathaniel Louwrens and Tessa Gray directly or leave comments in this blog post.
FORUM: Wicked problems and real world issues, 3 Aug 2016 - 3 Sep 2016
What real life problems and issues are important enough for our students to be engaging with and about - particular, what local and global issues can provide an authentic learning contexts for all of our students? Come join us as we debate this further in a dedicated forum discussion hosted in Beyond the classroom group.
FORUM: 7 Principles of learning | Building horizontal connections, 16 Aug 2016 - 16 Sep 2016
In this forum we invite discussion on the 7 principles of learning, in particular #7 and ask, how can secondary schools better leverage learning opportunities that demonstrate horizontal connectedness for/with/between students? This forum discussion is ready to go at, The nature of learning: Using research to inspire practice. Come join us there and share your thoughts on Horizontal connectedness.
FORUM: Look how far we've come! NAPP Kōrero 14 2016, 6 Sep 2016 - 6 Dec 2016
In this forum we invite Enabling e-Learning and NAPP community members to share any new thinking or ways of working as a result of engaging online. Come join us in the Leadership group and share any transformative thinking or ways of working when this kōrero becomes live.
Your input and ideas are valued and welcome in all of these forum discussions. This is your community, so please feel free to add your ideas, experience, expertise or wonderings.
All events can be found in the Enabling e-Learning calendar.
LIVE WEBINAR: Understanding collaborative inquiry, 15:45 - 16:45, 17 Aug 2016
As more schools start to cluster as communities of learning, we ask, what is collaborative inquiry, what does it look like and how can it impact on teaching and learning outcomes? This webinar will be supported by a thread in the Professional Learning group and hosted in Adobe Connect with Tessa Gray and Nathaniel Louwrens. REGISTER NOW!
In this webinar, we've invited some schools to share what innovation looks like for their teachers and students and invite you to bring ideas/examples of your own. This webinar will be supported by a thread currently live in the Leadership group and will be hosted in Adobe Connect with Tessa Gray and Nathaniel Louwrens. REGISTER NOW!
Google Hangout: Themes to be decided by you! 25 Jul 2016 - 16 Sep 2016
Themes to be decided by you! This is an un-agended meeting, the content is decided by whomever wants to share. Date to be confirmed. This webinar will be supported by a thread in the Enabling e-Learning | Teaching group and hosted in Google Hangout with Tessa Gray and Nathaniel Louwrens. REGISTER NOW!
The Connected Learning Advisory — Te Ara Whītiki is a free, Ministry of Education service which gives advice on support on integrating digital technologies with learning.
Webinar: How might we support teachers with digital change? 15:45 - 16:45, 27 Jul 2016
Webinar: How can we help you? 15:45 - 16:45, 18 Aug 2016
Webinar: Making the best use of your student data, 15:45 - 16:45, 15 Sep 2016
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