This post originally appeared in The Belbird blog written by Monika Kern. The other day on Twitter I came across Victoria Macann’s post on the Learning Architects’ blog about implementing CT into the classroom. I agree with many of her thoughts, there is a lot of unplugged computational thinking already happening in classrooms (this previous post contains… Read More
A student from Lakeview School created this stop-motion animation on how to build a helicopter.
The year 5 and 6 class from East Tamaki Primary School were integrating digital technology learning with their inquiry topic of environmental change. Below is a stop-motion animation created by a group of students re-telling the story of Rata and the Tree as part of their learning about Kaitiakitanga.
As teachers around the country gear up for the implementation of the revised Technology curriculum, more and more of our classrooms are stepping into the digital world. Many teachers believe that having apps within their literacy or numeracy rotations is achieving this. However, digital integration goes beyond just using apps and is more about students… Read More
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
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