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e-Learning: Technologies

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Haere mai, talofa lava and welcome to the Enabling e-Learning: Technologies public group.

Together we explore different technologies and how they can be used to improve students’ learning. 

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Brief description: Where we explore how different technologies can support learning.

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    Lease vs Buy

    Started by Kylie Innes 27 Jun 2014 3:50pm (28 days ago) Replies (1) Last reply by Hamish McLean 28 days ago
    Hi everyone, our current lease is coming up and we are looking at updating our computers and ipads. Can I have peoples thoughts on which way to go. Companies you recommend if leasing?  Thank you Kylie
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    Learning with 1:1 digital technologies

    Started by Jane Armstrong 05 Jun 2014 9:38am (50 days ago) Replies (2) Last reply by Jane Armstrong 46 days ago
    Is your school trialling or beginning a 1:1 digital devices or BYOD programme? What is your rationale for starting this initiative? How are you going about starting or what have you learned so far? We have put a new section, Learning with...
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    Google+ in Schools

    Started by Roimata Baker 28 May 2014 11:55am (58 days ago) Replies (5) Last reply by Martine Lord 53 days ago
    I have heard that Google+ is recommended for younger students however we teachers would like to to use Google+ within our school domain.  Is this possible while still restricting student's access to Google+? Would appreciate your advice which I...
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    Does Office 365 come with a dashboard feature?

    Started by Tessa Gray 16 Aug 2012 10:48am (708 days ago) Replies (1) Last reply by Al Croston 67 days ago
    I've just had a request from a school RE: Does Office 365 have a teacher dashboard similar to Google apps? Is anyone familiar with this?
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    Spelling tracker

    Started by MrsB30 17 May 2014 3:41pm (69 days ago)
    Hi everyone..not sure if I am asking this in the right place so please point me in the right direction if I'm not! Currently my students write their names on an interactive whiteboard website if they get all their spelling words right on a Friday. I...
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    Started by GrantStuart 14 May 2014 2:25pm (72 days ago) Replies (2) Last reply by Tessa Gray 72 days ago
    Kia Ora Team,  Has anyone got a parent survey about e-learning/devices used at home ??  Thanks ! 
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    USB microscopes

    Started by Jo Bringins 05 May 2014 7:29pm (81 days ago) Replies (2) Last reply by Tara Fagan 79 days ago
    Has anyone got experience of using these and can help with some suggestions on which to buy, anything to look out for or setting up information. Thanks
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    Will you use Google Glass for education?

    Started by Jason C. 17 Apr 2014 3:39pm (99 days ago)
    So, Google Glass to now available in USA. If it is also available in NZ, will you use it for education purpose? Maybe in class, fieldwork, etc. (Don't take price in your consideration now please :) I look forward to hearing from you! Jason
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    Why 3D printers?

    Started by Tessa Gray 17 Dec 2013 10:55am (220 days ago) Replies (17) Last reply by Tessa Gray 107 days ago
    I was watching TV One Breakfast show this morning - particularly the piece on using 3D printers in schools. My initial thoughts were... Make 3D plastic models of what exactly? Inspiring news item, but I was a bit stumped (might be because...
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    Video editors for Surface Tablets

    Started by Heather Harper 08 Apr 2014 8:33pm (108 days ago)
    We have a variety of different digital technologies in our classrooms at school, price and knowing that the device is the tool only, have influenced us in this direction. We did not want to be locked into one device / operating system/ brand...
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    Flip Cameras / Moviemaker

    Started by Heather Harper 17 Mar 2014 12:47pm (130 days ago) Replies (4) Last reply by Heather Harper 128 days ago
    We have some flip cameras at school and have been creating some video clips ,however really frustrating when we try to import into movie Maker as it does not support mP4 so we have to convert themto AVI using an online converter before they will go...
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    Free music

    Started by Heather Harper 17 Mar 2014 1:58pm (130 days ago) Replies (4) Last reply by Heather Harper 129 days ago
    I want to know if there is an easy way to get copyright free music for student projects where you don't have to register on a site. Just download the file into a project. 
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    Started by Senga White 10 Feb 2014 10:35am (165 days ago) Replies (5) Last reply by Senga White 163 days ago
    I have a teacher on my staff who is all fired up about Schoology.  This is a new Learning Management System for me.  If you are using it at your school, could you let me know: 1. what made you choose it over other LMS's that schools are...
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    First NZ Mahara conference

    Started by Kristina Hoeppner 13 Dec 2013 10:16pm (224 days ago) Replies (1) Last reply by Kristina Hoeppner 179 days ago
    Hello ePortfolio enthusiasts and Mahara / MyPortfolio users, In New Zealand, close to 1,400 schools use MyPortfolio, others have their own Mahara instance, Mahara is used in tertiary education as well as beyond. Thus, it is time for the first NZ...
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    Android Apps

    Started by Fiona Robertson 17 Jan 2014 7:10pm (189 days ago) Replies (2) Last reply by JMKellow 188 days ago
    Hi we have purchased some tablets to use in our junior classes this year (sorry can not remember which brand. Do know they are not ipads). I was wondering if people can tell me what apps they are using to support students learning.
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    The effects of modern devices on the tinana

    Started by Moana Timoko 24 Apr 2012 1:06pm (822 days ago) Replies (12) Last reply by Moana Timoko 189 days ago
    Kia ora koutou I don't know the scientific terms but has there been any research done on the effects of using modern devices and what this can do to the tinana of our precious children?  I know our children need to be out and about breathing...
  • N4L managed network | Updates

    Started by Tessa Gray 19 Aug 2013 1:52pm (340 days ago) Replies (5) Last reply by Karen Melhuish Spencer 219 days ago
    The latest Enabling e-Learning newsletter announced, The Network for Learning update On 2 August 2013, the Minister of Education and Associate Minister of Education made announcements on the managed network and portal services that...
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    Survey for pedagogical support for MyPortfolio

    Started by Kristina Hoeppner 09 Dec 2013 12:36pm (228 days ago)
    Hello MyPortfolio users,(sorry for cross-posting) Thanks to funding from the Ministry of Education, we'll be able to offer pedagogical support sessions in 2014 for MyPorfolio users, in particular teachers. In order to plan for them and know what...
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    OS X Mavericks

    Started by Sam Hamilton 05 Dec 2013 10:06pm (232 days ago) Replies (1) Last reply by Shona Poppe 231 days ago
    Hi all, just went to the apple store and found OS X Maverick is free for macs.  Has anyone got it? is it worth getting? Sam
  • Blue/Green screen video

    Started by Tessa Gray 10 Jul 2012 12:45pm (745 days ago) Replies (20) Last reply by Catriona Pene 235 days ago
    Hi all, just looking for some help. A local school is about to start making video stories using green/blue screen technology. What software/extras are people using in schools for a PC, Mac or other? Any preference for blue or green...


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