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Andrew Penny

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Contact email: andrew.penny@core-ed.org
Telephone: 09 407 3808
Mobile phone: 021 22 66 258
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About me

During each school term I organise and run virtual field trips for classes throughout New Zealand. We go on trips to study New Zealand's biodiversity and natural environment. Each field trip has background pages so that everyone knows a little about where we're going and what we are going to see. I help teachers get ready with curriculum and classroom ideas. Out in the field I get to work with the Department of Conservation staff and other experts. We talk with schools during live audioconferences. I write a daily diary which is posted each night on the web along with still and video images. I take class ambassadors with me and together we explore some of New Zealand's special places.

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  • Catriona Pene

    Kia ora again Andrew,

    You might like to join the enabling e-learning group and sub groups.
    /groups/profile/118255/enabling-elearning/

    You might also like to join the "Getting started on the VLN" group, here you will find a wealth of tips to help you get the most out of the VLN.
    /groups/profile/25604/getting-started-on-the-vln/

    Looking forward to working with you online.

    Ngā mihi nui, nā Catriona.

  • Catriona Pene

    Hey again Andrew,

    Yes to Learning@schools, presenting like you - see you there. : )
    How exciting - 4 weeks away - will be watching out for your updates.
    Will plan a day to catch up once you are back.

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  • LEARNZ

    LEARNZ

    Teacher area for LEARNZ free virtual field trips for NZ schools
  • Digital Citizenship

    Digital Citizenship

    A group to support schools help their students, staff and whānau become digital citizens
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