Monday, 8 November 2010

ICTs in English Weekly Update - Digistore, Software for Learning and Mix and Mash Month!

Last week Fiona Grant sent out some updates:

Wiki Updates
Digistore wiki: Teaching and learning with primary sources (original documents and digital objects) Practical support material for teaching and learning with primary sources. Includes archived materials from NZ and international museums and libraries. Includes some very handy teacher guides and analysis tools that can be downloaded and repurposed.

Software for Learning wiki: Focusing Inquiry
In this snapshot of learning see how a 'smart tool' can support teachers to learn about their students' learning. The snapshot includes easy to follow instructions that can be downloaded to accompany short screencasts demonstrating each step.

Mix and Mash Month
A chance to show the world what you can do with New Zealand digital content and data. Entries close Tuesday 30 November 2010

Categories include:

Best redesign of a teaching resource

Awarded to the best new teaching resource created by remixing existing educational materials for use in the NZ curriculum.

Best poem inspired by the New Zealand Poet Laureate Awarded to the most inspiring poem remixed from words and images chosen by NZ Poet Laureate Cilla McQueen.

I would still love to hear from you about anything you have trialled in 2010 or are planning for 2011!

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