NZC Online Newsletter June 2012

Educational problems are pretty much the same world-wide. Perhaps the problems occur at slightly different times, or perhaps interest in particular areas of skill or learning are simply a function of some global political arena. The bottom line is that education reformers and researchers must not only share but read and stay abreast of who challenges are met in other parts of the globe. The Internet has brought the world together as never before. American researchers and policy makers can no longer ignore ignore successful programs from elsewhere in the world. The “Kiwis” appear to have taken the lead in virtual education for P-12 education. American educators, read and learn.

Virtual School Meanderings

And a third Kiwi item…

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NZC Online Update – June 2012

Each month we bring you an email update with information, links, strategies, and schools stories on
New Zealand Curriculum Online,Key Competencies Online, and the Secondary Portal.The NZC Online team wish you a well deserved break.

New resources

Supporting future-oriented learning and teaching – a New Zealand perspective
This research report draws together findings from new data and more than 10 years of research on current practice and futures-thinking in education. It was commissioned by the Ministry of Education to support its programme of work to develop a vision of what future-oriented education could look like for New Zealand learners.Secondary Literacy Project (2009-2011) – Mt Albert Grammar
The aim of the Secondary Literacy Project (2009-2011) was to raise the achievement of year 9 and 10 students…

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About DrEMiller

Certified Zentangle Teacher (CZT). Home: Sint Maarten. K-12 teacher for 13 years (Special Education for 10 years); Post-secondary educator since 2002; Education consulting since 1995. When teaching, held teaching certificates in K-12 special education, reading specialist; and secondary social studies. Doctorate: Educational Psychology Programmer/analyst for 10 years, including project management and training of corporate execs.
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