Elearning at EGGS


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Elearning at EGGS

  1. 1. E-learning at Epsom Girls Grammar School<br />Discovering tomorrow together<br />Discovering tomorrow together<br />Claire Amos<br />Director of e-learning<br />
  2. 2. What is e-learning?<br />The Ministry of Education defines e-Learning as learning that is enabled or supported with the use of information and communication technologies (ICT).<br /> Source: www.minedu.govt.nz<br />Discovering tomorrow together<br />
  3. 3. Why is e-learning important?<br />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. <br /> Source: New Zealand Curriculum<br />Discovering tomorrow together<br />
  4. 4. Why is e-learning important?<br />E-learning can assist the making of connections by enabling students to enter and explore new learning environments, overcoming barriers of distance and time<br /> Source: New Zealand Curriculum<br />Discovering tomorrow together<br />
  5. 5. Why is e-learning important?<br />E-learning can facilitate shared learning by enabling students to join or create communities of learners that extend well beyond the classroom<br /> Source: New Zealand Curriculum<br />Discovering tomorrow together<br />
  6. 6. Why is e-learning important?<br />E-learning can assist in the creation of supportive learning environmentsby offering resources that take account of individual, cultural, or developmental differences<br /> Source: New Zealand Curriculum<br />Discovering tomorrow together<br />
  7. 7. Why is e-learning important?<br />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.<br /> Source: New Zealand Curriculum<br />Discovering tomorrow together<br />
  8. 8. Preparing our girls for their future!Discovering tomorrow together<br />Discovering tomorrow together<br />
  9. 9. Shakespeare had 24,000 words to work with<br />Discovering tomorrow together<br />
  10. 10. Eminem has over 1,000,000 words<br />Discovering tomorrow together<br />
  11. 11. 1,000 words are added every month<br />Discovering tomorrow together<br />
  12. 12. The average student will have 10-14 careers<br />Discovering tomorrow together<br />
  13. 13. 15,000 songs = 100 grams<br />Discovering tomorrow together<br />
  14. 14. They live in a world of instant information<br />Discovering tomorrow together<br />
  15. 15. They live in a world of instant communication<br />Discovering tomorrow together<br />
  16. 16. They live in a world of instant entertainment<br />Discovering tomorrow together<br />
  17. 17. They live in a world of collaboration<br />Discovering tomorrow together<br />
  18. 18. They live in a world of social networking<br />Discovering tomorrow together<br />
  19. 19. They live in a multimedia world<br />Discovering tomorrow together<br />
  20. 20. Does this sound like this classroom?<br />Discovering tomorrow together<br />
  21. 21. Or this classroom<br />Discovering tomorrow together<br />
  22. 22. Are we preparing them for this?<br />Discovering tomorrow together<br />
  23. 23. Or this?<br />Discovering tomorrow together<br />
  24. 24. Their world has changed.<br />Discovering tomorrow together<br />
  25. 25. Their world demands new skills<br />Discovering tomorrow together<br />
  26. 26. Are we teaching them?<br />Source: Adapted from <br />‘Education Today and Tomorrow’ <br /> by Tom Woodward<br />Discovering tomorrow together<br />
  27. 27. Benefits of e-learning<br />Benefits to school learners with access to e-Learning include:<br />Motivation and engagement<br />Independence and personalised learning<br />Critical thinking and multiliteracies<br />Access to information, resources and experts<br />Source: ‘e-Learning and New Zealand schools: a literature review’ by Dr Noelene Wright<br />Discovering tomorrow together<br />
  28. 28. Epsom Girls Grammar SchoolDiscovering tomorrow together<br />Do not confine your children to your own learning for they were born in another time.<br />- Hebrew Proverb <br />Discovering tomorrow together<br />