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.

Museums and digital technology teaching and learning.

From the first term of 2018, Te Papa has been leading and delivering a new type of education programme which is funded by the Ministry of Education as part of their Digital Technologies for All Equity Fund. Museums and digital technology teaching and learning is not something that one might normally associate together.  Over the… Read More

Computational thinking for digital technologies. Progress outcome 1.

We have developed a set of one-page information sheets for each of the progress outcomes. These have been designed to highlight what the progress outcomes can look like in the classroom. Each of the key aspects are designed to be taught in a cohesive way in the classroom. Download the resource below:

About Raranga Matihiko | Weaving Digital Futures

As part of the Ministry of Education Digital Technologies for All Equity fund, the Raranga Matihiko programme delivers innovative digital technologies to those with limited digital learning opportunities, while increasing access to national and local exhibitions and collections. Throughout the programme, students solve real-world problems, while enriching their knowledge of their communities and regions.  Through accessing… Read More