Elearning journey

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Elearning journey

  1. 1. Our E-Learning Journey
  2. 2. Where did we begin?Do not confine your children to your own learning, for they have been born in another time. Socrates 460 BC
  3. 3. We want our children to be:Confident, Connected, Actively Involved Life Long Learners The vision for education in New Zealand (Ministry of Education)
  4. 4. Our education system will need to change ....not only what we learn but the way we learn NZ Ministry of Education So....what did this mean for thestudents, teachers and community at David St School ??
  5. 5. The David St School MissionTogether, we will empower ourselves for life long learning Our visionwhere excellence is achieved within a trusting and caring community
  6. 6. Teaching students how to learn must now beas, if not more important than, teaching them what to learn
  7. 7. dent nfi erC o rn LeaTeaching students how to learn must now beas, if not more important than, teaching them what to learn
  8. 8. dent nfi erC o rn Lea ThinkerTeaching students how to learn must now beas, if not more important than, teaching them what to learn
  9. 9. dent nfi erC o rn Lea ThinkerTeaching students how to learn must now beas, if not more important than, teaching them what to learn lf r Se g e na Ma
  10. 10. dent nfi er C o rn Lea Thinker Teaching students how to learn must now be as, if not more important than, teaching them what to learnAct ive con lf r trib uto Se g e r na Ma
  11. 11. dent Ef f C om e c t nfi er C o rn mu n i ve ea ic at L or Thinker Teaching students how to learn must now be as, if not more important than, teaching them what to learnAct ive con lf r trib uto Se g e r na Ma
  12. 12. So how does technology fit into how we learn? We agreed that:• Technology is part of our daily lives and should be readily accessible• It is a tool that allows children to create, share and reflect while engaging with an authentic audience
  13. 13. So what did we do ???•We took a strategic approach•Ministry of Education ICT 3 year contract•Get existing computers into every classroom•Invest in new tools for learning•Empower students and teachers by reflecting on andenhancing our questioning culture with a focus onlearning to learn
  14. 14. •Invest $200,000 in technology for our students•Utilise web tools to enhance the learning for our students• Focus on sharing and reflecting on our learning
  15. 15. Which has lead to our use of blogging as one of our tools for sharing and reflecting on learning and developing totally connected digital citizens And our journey continues
  16. 16. Introducing Dorothy BurtPoint England School

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