In 2012 this work is funded by ICT PD Regional Collaboration and the Manaiakalani Education Trust and involves the 7 foundation schools:
Pt England. Tamaki College, Tamakai Intermediate, Tamaki Primary, Panmure Bridge School, St Pius X School, Glenbrae School.
We are pleased to have had St Patricks and Glen Innes Primary Schools join us this year.
The work is facilitated by a team lead by Dorothy Burt and researched by a team led by Stuart McNaughton, PhD, Professor of Education, Director of the Woolf Fisher Research Centre.
The 2012 PLD team comprises; Karen Ferguson (Tamaki College), Nick Major (Tamaki College), Fiona Grant (MET), Dorothy Burt (ICTPD).
Sarah Gleeson, who was part of the team in 2011, has returned to St Pius X and is teaching a Manaiakalani netbook class.
The professional development is aimed at developing teacher pedagogy around the use of a managed learning environment and is designed to raise student achievement outcomes and improve engagement. The work also includes parents and families.
PLD for new teachers and schools 2013
Netbook Trouble Shooting Tips by Nevyn
Registered Teacher Criteria online
Teacher Dashboard - YouTube and USA Website
Netbook Classes - Teachers' Support Site, Fiona Grant