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  • How do you see the role of ICT developing in NZ schools over the next 5 years, and what hardware, software and resources are going to be necessary to support the new curriculum? To first understand the drivers for ICT we need to look at why we have a new curriculum and the place of ICT’s within this.
  • New Zealand Schools And Ict Compressed Format4blog

    1. 1. New Zealand Schools and ICT Beyond 2007 The Raumati Beach Challenge
    2. 2. Recognise this??
    3. 3. Setting the Scene Our population has become increasingly diverse, technologies are more sophisticated, and the demands of the workplace are more complex. Our education system must respond to these and the other challenges of our times. Karen Sewell Secretary for Education The New Zealand Curriculum: Pg 4
    4. 4. <ul><li>Learning to think in new and different ways is more important than ever as New Zealanders learn to take part in an increasingly global society. </li></ul><ul><li>Rather than being seen as a threat, the diversity that comes with more mixed and mobile communities provides important opportunities for creative thinking </li></ul><ul><li>(Jane Gilbert, 2005). </li></ul><ul><li> Catching the Knowledge Wave </li></ul>
    5. 5. <ul><li>Able to follow instructions and able to find new ways of doing things </li></ul><ul><li>Punctual and polite and tolerant, inclusive and open minded </li></ul><ul><li>Good at retaining facts and at seeking and developing new information and knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Highly literate and numerate and creative and innovative </li></ul><ul><li>Good at focussed independent tasks and able to work well in changing and diverse teams </li></ul>Steve Maharey: NZ Principal 2007
    6. 6. The problem is….. <ul><li>If we still teach like this…. </li></ul>We are not preparing our students for……….
    7. 7. For this!
    8. 8. Responding to the Challenge Connected Actively Involved Lifelong learners
    9. 9. Schools should explore not only how ICT can supplement traditional ways of teaching but also how it can open up new and different ways of learning. NZ Curriculum: Pg 36 E-Learning and pedagogy
    10. 10. What do kids do online? Once they were… Consumers Now they are…… Creators Contributors Communicators Collaborators Coordinators
    11. 11. Consumers were…ARE?? <ul><li>Encyclopedias </li></ul><ul><li>How Stuff Works </li></ul><ul><li>Google </li></ul>
    12. 12. Creators <ul><li>Text - NeoOffice, OpenOffice </li></ul><ul><li>Graphics - ArtRage, GIMP </li></ul><ul><li>Sound - Audacity, GarageBand </li></ul><ul><li>Video - iMovie, MovieMaker </li></ul><ul><li>Games – Alice </li></ul><ul><li>Web pages/sites - Nvu, iWeb </li></ul>
    13. 13. Contributors <ul><li>Blog Comments </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube </li></ul>
    14. 14. Communicators <ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Email </li></ul><ul><li>SMS </li></ul><ul><li>Skype </li></ul><ul><li>MySpace, Bebo </li></ul>
    15. 15. Collaborators <ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Frappr </li></ul><ul><li>43 things </li></ul>
    16. 16. Coordinators <ul><li>RSS </li></ul><ul><li>MySpace, Bebo </li></ul><ul><li>Flock </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Bloglines </li></ul><ul><li>Tagging </li></ul>
    17. 17. Copyright: Derek Wenmoth: /
    18. 18. The Crystal Ball! Move towards Web based systems – Web 2.0 (Web 3.0??) Open Source Software Increased demand for (Real) hi-speed The need for Authentic Access Online Safety Education
    19. 19. Resourcing the change… Platform Stability Increased Band-width Making use of free web-based software Authentic Access Net-safe Education
    20. 20. A word of caution!
    21. 21. Here!
    22. 22. References <ul><li>The New Zealand Curriculum. Ministry of Education by Learning Media. 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Maharey.S. 2007. Teaching and Learning in the 21 st Century. New Zealand Principal Magazine. </li></ul><ul><li>Wenmoth Derek. Director, eLearning. Core Education Ltd. Web2.0 and the. School LMS. What's the connection? </li></ul><ul><li>Wenmoth Derek. Derek’s Blog. / </li></ul>