Technology Online webinar recordings
Technology Online invites teachers and other experts to present webinars to the technology education community. The recordings and presentation slides are shared here.
Technology and integrating storytelling
Primary school teacher Lisa Byers talks about how she planned and integrated the revised technology learning area and other learning areas in digital storytelling.
Local curriculum projects and digital technologies
Sarah Washbrooke, Technology and STEM specialist at Remarkables Primary School, talks about how to make and use engaging community connections to develop digital technologies understandings.
The revised technology learning area
Cheryl Pym (nationally accredited facilitator) explains the curriculum change, why it is important for our learners and Aotearoa, and contexts for rich technology learning.
Tahi Rua Toru Tech | NZ's Digital Challenge in the classroom
Teachers talk with project leader Joy Keene about how they are using the digital challenge in their classrooms.
NCEA review and the review of achievement standards: What do they mean for technology?
Ministry of Education senior advisors Kate Curtis and Nathan Owen provide an overview of changes to NCEA and the upcoming Ministry Review of Achievement Standards.
Interdisciplinary product design, materials technology, and applied chemistry
Julie Clement and Paul Holmes talk about the work they have been doing to develop a programme of learning that integrates materials technology, scholarship, and applied chemistry.
Engagement in technology through authentic learning opportunities
Deidre Senior and Cheryl Pym talk about developing integrated programmes of learning using local curriculum that aligns with the technology learning area.
NCEA levels 2 and 3 digital technologies standards
Julie McMahon and John Creighton discuss these revised assessment tools and how they can be utilised in programmes of learning.
Kia Takatū ā-Matihiko | Digital Readiness
Catherine Johnson (English Medium Project Lead) talks about the National Digital Readiness Programme.
Digital Ignition | Māpura Matihiko
The Karrikins Group talk about this free programme for students in years 3–8, which is designed to build skills and understanding of digital technologies.
Getting started with years 9 and 10 digital technologies programmes
Julie McMahon and Cheryl Pym discuss designing programmes of learning to align with the digital technologies progress outcomes and learning progressions.
Raranga Matihiko | Weaving Digital Futures
Project Director, Tara Fagan, talks about using Te Papa museum's taonga with primary and secondary school ākonga to develop understandings of digital technologies.
Getting started with the learning progressions for digital technologies in primary
Two primary teachers describe the beginning of their journey in digital technologies.
NCEA level 1 digital technologies achievement standards
Hear Julie McMahon (HOD Technology) and John Creighton (HOF Technology) discuss these revised assessment tools and how they can be utilised in programmes of learning.
Introducing the learning progressions for digital technologies
In this webinar Catherine Johnson (Lead facilitator) discusses the new learning progressions for digital technologies.
A process for self review
A teacher and facilitator discuss their internal self evaluation process – why it was important and what made a difference.
The Food Act in Schools
A specialist advisor from the Ministry for Primary Industries describes how the Food Act applies to schools.
Transitions from intermediate to secondary
Havelock North Intermediate teachers talk about how they offer a cohesive technology programme that helps prepare students for secondary.
Integrating the technology learning area in primary
Two primary teachers talk about how they approach teaching and learning in technology.
Technology scholarship in digital technologies
Four teachers talk about technology scholarship in the digital technologies specialist area.
Collaboration on a project making a tīvaevae quilt
Secondary teacher Sarah Wirth talks about her year 11 class working collaboratively, and Cheryl Pym joins the discussion about group projects and NCEA.
Gathering evidence of student learning in years 7–13
Toni Tippet and Cheryl Pym describe what to consider when gathering evidence in a range of ways.
Teachers Lesley Pearce and Sandy Goonan discuss what to consider when mentoring students for technology scholarship.
Technology Online webinars for primary
Teacher Dorothy Hutton provides three webinars for primary teachers – What is technology?, Teaching technological knowledge, and Developing technology understandings alongside practice.
Learning with the internet of things: Overview of the programme (05:11)
Julie McMahon and Andrew Hornblow discuss the project, its drivers, and how simple and inexpensive electronics can be.
Learning with the internet of things in years 7–8 (04:15)
Bill Boyes, Iain Cook-Bonney, and Tahuna Normal Intermediate School students talk about the wide range of digital technologies they can now make using their new skills....
Learning with the internet of things in years 5–6 (04:48)
Andrew Wills and the students at Bradford Primary School describe how they used their new knowledge in electronics to solve problems in their school....
Learning with the internet of things in years 9–10 (05:37)
Julie McMahon and Mark Greenfield discuss the application of electronics and the internet of things at St Hilda’s Collegiate and King's High School....
Collaboration between Ngāti Rangi Trust and Ruapehu College in digital technologies (04:10)
Erena Mikaere-Most from Ngāti Rangi Trust and Principal Kim Basse discuss their collaboration and the impetus for this project....
Creativity, critical thinking, and problem solving in digital technologies (03:16)
The digital technologies teacher, principal, and students discuss the success of the approach used to engage students, and in particular girls, in digital technologies. ...
Entry and exit portfolios in digital technologies years 9–10 (03:30)
In this video ICT Tutor Kawana Wallace describes the rationale and use of the exit and entry portfolios and how they were developed. ...
Technology as a part of a cross-curriculum inquiry (04:52)
Anne Bunton explains how the technology learning area gave purpose to a class project.
A technology department with a digital and design focus (04:13)
Julie Clement shares how a design focus has engaged her students.
Building technology inquiries in years 1–6 (02:47)
Shannon Maloney talks about building rich technology units within a programme of inquiry in years 1–6.