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Exploring Deep Learning with Derek Wenmoth

Shallow? Surface? Deep? “.. the worl has been focused on developing basic literacy and numeracy skills.” (Fullan, M., & Quinn, J. (2016). Coherence. The Right Drivers in Action for Schools, Districts, and Systems. Corwin Thousand Oaks.) Recommended reading: Fullan, M. (2013). Stratosphere: Integrating … Continue reading

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Keynote by Abdul Chohan

Set up Olive Tree Primary School Devices are like taps. The water doesn’t come from the taps it’s the plumbing behind it that makes it work All our teachers are trained on twitter To change Belief – must be Simple … Continue reading

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Ignite session with Maniakalani teachers

Each teacher had 6 minutes to speak, slides on auto advance. Audience asked to ask a Why, What and How question. Presenter then answers questions from the floor. Link to resource site – contains details of the MIT programme. Philosophy: … Continue reading

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Keynote – Brad Waid

Changing tools  – From scroll to book What would our students share about their learning? Are we preparing them for ‘Their Future’ or for ‘Our Future’? Example of Cargo Bot. The relationship is what’s important; tools keep changing. The changing … Continue reading

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World without order – Citizenship through Minecraft

Campbell Potter shared his use of Minecraft with Y9 Social Studies classes. I’ve experimented with this in the past but haven’t got past the intricacies of setting this up with multiple platforms and paid for accounts. Here the technical setup … Continue reading

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