Tag Archives: e-learning

This is the Internet, and it’s Out to Get You!

I work with kids in a number of schools around New Zealand, and as part of my work, I send them links. If they can’t open the links, it’s usually because of a school internet filter rejecting the link on … Continue reading

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#NZGAW – The Other Online Dimension

As an online teacher of many gifted kids who live far from other services for the gifted, I was keen for New Zealand’s Gifted Awareness Week to have the broadest possible geographic reach as well. Building on the encouragement of blogging … Continue reading

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Are Rural Needs Different in Gifted Education?

Rural New Zealand schools include some of the nicest schools you can find anywhere. Teachers often teach children for two or more years, therefore getting to know them more closely than city teachers do, and caring deeply about them. They … Continue reading

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Thinking 1:1? Think Twice

As a follower of various e-learning enthusiasts online, I see several posts each day saying “We need 1:1 laptops”, “We’ve got 1:1 iPads”, “Everything your spam ever promised you and more, when you get 1:1 technology in your classroom”, and … Continue reading

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GO Storymakers

You may have spotted that I’ve hardly blogged since I got ill last year, but in the build-up to New Zealand’s Gifted Awareness Week, I shall make more effort. This week I am totally excited about my brand new project … Continue reading

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