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

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

Marae Project – work from Bay of Islands College

Ben and Kiro talk about the work their year 9M Social Studies class from Bay of Islands College created as part of the Raranga Matihiko programme.  Having spent two full days in Waitangi earlier this term, the students and their teacher got to work and get familiar with applications such as Paint 3D, Tinkercad, SculptGL,… 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

Celebrating Te Wiki o te Reo Māori

Ko te kaupapa matua mō tēnei kura “Ka ora te reo i ahau”, I au e wānanga ana ki te taha i tēnei kaiako mō tōnā kaupapa whāiti ka puta te hiahia i a ia kia aro nui ki te reo Māori. Nā reira I whakaritea kia aro ki ngā piki me ngā heke o… Read More