At Newlands Intermediate School in Wellington, NZ they have a focus on developing digital fluency and learner agency. Following is just one example of how the school is developing an inclusive local curriculum using technology, in this case, by building an assistive tech Minecraft controller. Here is their story...
Learning is complex and nuanced, and sometimes hard to distill into one finite area. The new PLD priorities (formerly known as locally-focused PLD, now regionally-allocated PLD) pave the way for bold approaches with the NZC, and of course in how we design professional learning and development.
Shona is focussed on developing curious, creative thinkers with digital technologies. Shona facilitates programmes and strategies that empower teachers in the use of technology. She is focussed on improving student learning through critical thinking and problem-solving.
Inspire confidence in the digital technologies curriculum by undertaking PLD with Victoria Macann! Victoria works with schools and Kāhui Ako who are focused on the implementation of the Digital Technologies Curriculum.
Learning Architects is celebrating its fourth year in business and has been recognised by the NZ Ministry of Education as an accredited PLD (Professional Learning and Development) provider for schools, kura and Kāhui Ako/Communities of Learning.