Waiata / Tēnā koutou, e hoa mā Tēnā koutou, e hoa mā Greetings, oh friends Kua tae mai nei i tēnei rā Arrived here this day Nō reira rā, e hoa mā Therefore, oh friends, Kia ora rā, koutou katoa Good health, to you all Kua rongo hoki ahau I had heard of course Kua rongo hoki ahau I had heard of course Kua rongo hoki ahau I had heard of course Kei te haere mai koutou That you were all coming Nō reira rā, e hoa mā Therefore, oh friends, Kia ora rā, koutou katoa Good health, to you all
“Since our education systems were first establishedthere has been enormous change in the nature ofsocieties, change in the nature of work, change in how knowledge is viewed, and change in technologies, to name just a few.Those changes, and the certainty of ongoingchange, have implications for the kind of educationour young people require, and the focus of theteaching and learning they experience ” Ministry of Education, 2013
“The potential of new technologies totransformteaching and learning is heavily dependent oneducators’ abilitiesto seethe affordances and capacities of ICT inrelation to the underpinning themes forlearning for the 21st century ”
personalise diversify apply knowledge rethink roles continue to learn connect to communitySIXTHEMES
“I think I did really wellwith this story. Ienjoyed dressing up totell my story, it made mefeel like Margaret Mahy.I think I would like todo more of this, andmaybe tell my stories toyounger children.I would really like somechildren to tell mewhat could make mystories better.”
How can you use technologies so thelearning purpose is real and authentic?
Connecting learners to whānau “It’s another way of sharing what’s going on in our school and for those parents thatcan’t get away, letting them just quickly login for five minutes, see what their child’s doing.”