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Signalling an end to readers/writers – the effectiveness of assistive technologies

When Kapiti College found providing reader/writers to its growing number of dyslexic students unsustainable, it looked to assistive technologies for answers.

iPads: do they have a place in ECE?

The debate continues on the use of ICT in early childhood education. JUDE BARBACK looks at the New Zealand stance.

Modern learning environments and learning technologies

CLAIRE AMOS questions whether ‘modern’ changes to the traditional classroom will really help improve students’ learning and outcomes.

Making learning stories come alive with technology

Early childhood settings are embracing new software to share children’s portfolios with their families, but JUDE BARBACK asks whether people will mourn the inevitable loss of the printed learning journeys or embrace technological change?

Opinion: government contradicts itself with online learning for school children

ANDREW GIBBONS says the government’s legislative plans to open the market for online primary education contradicts its existing early childhood education policy.

Integrating digital technology – one school’s great GAFE journey

CRAIG McDONALD and BEC POWER share how the integration of digital technology is supporting their school’s transition to modern learning environments and is helping to enhance and redefine learning.

Making the most of minecraft

MONIKA KERN gives an insight into the parent's perspective of Minecraft.

Bring your own approach

As it becomes increasingly necessary for students to have access to a digital device, each school must find a way to provide access that best suits its learners and its community. As JUDE BARBACK discovers, there is no single best approach, but many factors to consider, not least cost and digital equality.

10 Twitter tips for teachers

Education Review suggests ten ways teachers can get more out of the Twitterverse.

The silver lining of cloud based learning

Cloud-based learning is transforming teaching and learning in New Zealand schools, with increasing support for BYOD initiatives and educational apps.
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