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William Noel: Revealing the lost codex of Archimedes

Started this discussion. Last reply by Hazel Owen Jun 7, 2012. 1 Reply

Cross posted from VPLD community:This video is well worth a watch and will no…Continue

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I work with Core Education as a DigiAdvisor project leader and mentor on the NZ education sector's Virtual Professional Learning and Development programme.
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"Better Digital Citizens" - NZ Law Commission on Cyber Bullying

Posted on April 20, 2017 at 9:30 1 Comment

"Better Digital Citizens" - Law Commission on Cyber Bullying August 15

This draft report defines harmful digital communication as forms such as threats, harassment, dissemination of…


Occupy Your Brain: On Power, Knowledge, and the Re-Occupation of Common Sense

Posted on February 13, 2017 at 10:30 1 Comment

In "Occupy Your Brain," Carol Black states, "[a]s our climate heats up, as mountaintops are removed from Orissa to West Virginia, as the oceans fill with plastic and soils become too contaminated to grow food, as the economy crumbles and children go hungry and the 0.001% grows so concentrated, so powerful, so wealthy that democracy becomes impossible, it’s time to ask ourselves; who’s educating us? To what end?"

In “developed” societies, we are so accustomed to centralized control…


Māori and Pasifika Education Resources

Posted on November 14, 2016 at 15:30 1 Comment

Kia ora koutou. Talofa lava. Kia orana. Malo e leilei. Fakalofa lahi atu. Ni sa bula vanaka. Aloha. Kam na mauri. Kaselehlia. Yokwe. Hafadai. Halo olgeta.  Namaste....

I've set up a Google Doc which hopefully people will contribute to so we grow and share knowledge and good practice as we engage with our Māori and Pasifika students. 

Online Assessments

Posted on May 8, 2013 at 9:30 5 Comments

Kia ora 

The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) is considering how to implement online assessments for external examinations in the senior secondary school (years 11 - 13, 15 - 18 year olds) by the year 2015. Although the tertiary sector leads the way in this regard, including development of copyright and plagiarism-detecting software, the school sector has been slow to adapt to the world of e-learning and online engagement most of our students are increasingly engaged in.…


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At 17:44 on April 2, 2012, Hazel Owen said…

Awesome that you've joined, Merryn. Looking forward to your rich insights, and invaluable observations. There are a few resources I'd recommend you jump into (and please feel free to comment / add to):

And welcome :-) Cheers. Hazel 



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