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A PowerPoint aimed at student's parents explaining why e-learning is important for our students. NZ based research.

A PowerPoint aimed at student's parents explaining why e-learning is important for our students. NZ based research.

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  • E-learning at Epsom Girls Grammar School
    Discovering tomorrow together
    Discovering tomorrow together
    Claire Amos
    Director of e-learning
  • What is e-learning?
    The Ministry of Education defines e-Learning as learning that is enabled or supported with the use of information and communication technologies (ICT).
    Source: www.minedu.govt.nz
    Discovering tomorrow together
  • Why is e-learning important?
    Information and communication technology (ICT) has a major impact on the world in which young people live. Similarly, e-learning has considerable potential to support effective teaching approaches.
    Source: New Zealand Curriculum
    Discovering tomorrow together
  • Why is e-learning important?
    E-learning can assist the making of connections by enabling students to enter and explore new learning environments, overcoming barriers of distance and time
    Source: New Zealand Curriculum
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  • Why is e-learning important?
    E-learning can facilitate shared learning by enabling students to join or create communities of learners that extend well beyond the classroom
    Source: New Zealand Curriculum
    Discovering tomorrow together
  • Why is e-learning important?
    E-learning can assist in the creation of supportive learning environmentsby offering resources that take account of individual, cultural, or developmental differences
    Source: New Zealand Curriculum
    Discovering tomorrow together
  • Why is e-learning important?
    E-learning can enhance opportunities to learn by offering students virtual experiences and tools that save them time, allowing them to take their learning further.
    Source: New Zealand Curriculum
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  • Preparing our girls for their future!Discovering tomorrow together
    Discovering tomorrow together
  • Shakespeare had 24,000 words to work with
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  • Eminem has over 1,000,000 words
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  • 1,000 words are added every month
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  • The average student will have 10-14 careers
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  • 15,000 songs = 100 grams
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  • They live in a world of instant information
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  • They live in a world of instant communication
    Discovering tomorrow together
  • They live in a world of instant entertainment
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  • They live in a world of collaboration
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  • They live in a world of social networking
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  • They live in a multimedia world
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  • Does this sound like this classroom?
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  • Or this classroom
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  • Are we preparing them for this?
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  • Or this?
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  • Their world has changed.
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  • Their world demands new skills
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  • Are we teaching them?
    Source: Adapted from
    ‘Education Today and Tomorrow’
    by Tom Woodward
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  • Benefits of e-learning
    Benefits to school learners with access to e-Learning include:
    Motivation and engagement
    Independence and personalised learning
    Critical thinking and multiliteracies
    Access to information, resources and experts
    Source: ‘e-Learning and New Zealand schools: a literature review’ by Dr Noelene Wright
    Discovering tomorrow together
  • Epsom Girls Grammar SchoolDiscovering tomorrow together
    Do not confine your children to your own learning for they were born in another time.
    - Hebrew Proverb
    Discovering tomorrow together