SustainED Maungarei Kaitiakitanga wikispace

Welcome to the SustainED Maungarei Kaitiakitanga ICT PD Cluster wiki

Three Key Cluster Questions:

  • If we are “To give the leaders of tomorrow the knowledge they need to operate in a world rapidly running out of resources and facing the challenges of climate change.” MoE SOI 2007 what learning experiences should we include?

  • What are the conditions of value in teaching and learning that will support these learning experiences?

  • How might ICTs enhance or betray these conditions of value?

Cluster Schools:

Meadowbank Primary School
Onehunga Primary School
Stanhope Rd School
Glen Taylor School
Newmarket School

SustainED Cluster Blog

SustainED Maungarei Kaitiakitanga ICTPD cluster
  • Artichoke: On limiting learning and comprehension with mobile technologies by Pam Mar 15, 2011
    Check out the latest Artichoke blog post for links to the research referencing readability issues when using mobile technologies Artichoke Blog Post: On Limiting Learning and Impairing Comprehension with Mobile TechnologiesOn limiting learning and...
  • Artichoke Blog: Pedagogical Promiscuity and "Assessment for Learning. by Pam Dec 22, 2010
    What kind of “assessment for learning” is appropriate in the age of Google and Wikipedia? Facebook and You Tube? Smart phones and text messaging? Twitter and blogging? (after Manovich on Soft Cinema).Artichoke via kwout
  • Collaborative MindMapping - Mind42 and Webspiration by Pam Nov 1, 2010 and Webspiration are browser based online mind mapping application where you can think visually and collaborate with others when planning or building resources. - Collaborative mind mapping in your browser via kwoutWebspirati...
  • SOLO Taxonomy: Defining Bread with HOT Maps and Rubrics by Pam Oct 25, 2010
    Bridging the Gap Cluster Lead Teacher Andrea Jamieson introduces the HOT DEFINE Map and self-assessment rubric to students at Waterlea School. They are learning how to sort for relevance and self assess learning outcomes in the context of bread.
  • Audioboo: Recording and sharing sound by Pam Sep 23, 2010
    "Audioboo is an application for recording and sharing your voice with the world. This free version allows you to create audio up to 5 minutes in length and post that to your own account on the web. You can add titles, tags, geolocation info and a ...

Cluster Facilitation:

Hooked on Thinking

Hooked on Thinking Media


YouTube Video

Artichoke Blog
  • On sharing the same space and good intentions Oct 26, 2015
    “Inclusion requires new ways of thinking and being that are open to ambiguity, and require porous boundaries in the daily intra-active encounters with difference.” Bronwyn Davies [1] On the recommendation of a friend, I spent this morning listenin...
  • Unboxing PIG Nov 2, 2014
    Unboxing is the unpacking of new products, especially high tech consumer products. The product's owner captures the process on video and later uploads it to the web. Some consider the popularity of this practice is due to the ability of...
  • Take away the descriptors Oct 20, 2014
    We are reckless jargon users in education. Just ask anyone coming out of your local supermarket what they think “effective pedagogies” or “student agency” means. Jargon is used to: exclude; disguise; imply expertise; and to market product. No one ...
  • The impact of sharing breakfast at dawn on teacher professional learning and development. Mar 31, 2012
    I have little experience in presenting to breakfast adventurers - so when I was invited to talk to groups of educational breakfasters, I was uncertain about what the experience would be like. I will admit I was initially anxious about...
  • On feed left, feed right and finding your inner chameleon … Oct 15, 2011
    Feedback, (and feed up and feed forward) is currently seen as “A GOOD THING” in education. Indeed Prof. John Hattie gives feedback an effect size of a formidable d=0.73 (Hattie in Visible Learning p173). Being seen as “A Good Thing”...

Places of Interest

The ICT PD Online area on Centre4
access code is ictpd

ICT PD Online provides clusters in the ICT PD programme with an online professional learning environment that promotes critical and reflective practice, and the sharing of ideas, experience, information and resources. Our community includes national facilitators, principals, ICT facilitators, project directors, lead teachers, teachers, and support people, and welcomes others who are interested.
The attached file has step by step instructions to help you log in to the Centre4 Online community.
Please join and encourage your lead teachers for 2008 to log in. This community is open to any other cluster teachers who would enjoy being part of the ict_pd online community which will involve several online conferences this year.

The ICTPD Administration Manual 2010