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Tech Crew makes an impact

Our High School, Wellington College, has been using a model of student involvement in ICT. This has grown out of the School’s principle of actively engaging senior students in all areas of leadership. The Tech Crew program, started in 2006, was based on a model that our sister school, Wellington Girls College, had initiated. A…

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Collaboration Webs and Mobile Tools

Well I have just about recovered from the U-Learn 08 Conference held in Christchurch last week. It is the largest eLearning conference for teachers in the country. The conference more than anything confirmed my belief that we are headed rapidly towards a combination of Collaboration Webs and Mobile tools which will take over our teaching. This year’s Horizon…

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Implementing Moodle in a High School

It is my belief that the implementation of an interactive Learning Management System such as Moodle is best accomplished using a ground up rather than top down model. The following two videos show what Belmont City College in Perth, Western Australia accomplished within a short space of time. After 10 months over 50% of teaching…

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How to get started with Moodle

If you or your school have decided to start using the Moodle LMS then this post may be of some use to you. Self Hosting or Managed Hosting? Although Moodle is a free open source Learning Management System downloadable from Moodle.org, it does require some ongoing technical support if you are wanting to go down…