Decoded for learners

We are delighted to share our finalised version 1 of the Decoded for Learners Progress outcomes series. This decoded for learners tool has been designed as a guide for learners to the language and concepts used in Computational Thinking and Designing and Developing Digital Outcomes.  Learners can be working on multiple progress outcomes at one… Read More

Kids Speak Progress Outcomes

We have developed these draft guides for students to help with their understanding about the progress outcomes for both Computational thinking and Designing and developing for digital outcomes. You can download these here or look at the PDFs below. We are keen to know what you think. Please let us know your feedback. You can… Read More

Stop Motion Animation by Mayfield School

Year two students from Mayfield school participated in the Raranga Matihiko Programme delivered from Auckland Museum. These students are studying movement and performance as part of their in-school inquiry. At the museum, they were learning more about this while exploring what computational thinking is through non-computerised contexts. In this short stop motion animation, you will… Read More

Museum learning brings tech to life in Te Papa’s Raranga Matihiko programme

A programme combining museum treasures with high tech is proving a hit with children across New Zealand. Raranga Matihiko is offers schools a two-year programme involving visits to their local museum, access to the museum treasures, and the chance to tell their own stories while accessing the latest technology. Te Papa created the programme working… Read More

Te Ika a Māui

The students from Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Te Ara Hou focus was around kaitiakitanga and the story of Māui fishing up the North Island as a way of looking at their whenua origins. Learning to create with digital technologies, the students chose stop motion animation to retell the story of Te ika a Māui.