Google Summit 2018

Here’s the link to my presentation on dealing with screen-time in your classroom. Feel free to contact me if you’d like any more information or ideas:)

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St Columba’s and St Joseph’s Primary School Screening

Kia Ora and Welcome to our movie screening night at St Joseph’s Primary School! Thanks so much for taking the time to come along and contribute. Please click here for a document with some useful websites and resources. Feel free to contact me for any other questions or information or if you’d like to book […]

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St Columba’s Catholic School

Kia Ora and Welcome to our movie screening night at St Joseph’s Primary School! Thanks so much for taking the time to come along and contribute. Please click here for a document with some useful websites and resources. Feel free to contact me for any other questions or information or if you’d like to book […]

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Tatuanui Screenagers

Kia Ora and Welcome to our movie screening night at Tatuanui Primary School! Thanks so much for making the time to come along and contribute. Please click here for a document with some useful websites and resources. Feel free to contact me for any other questions or information or if you’d like to book another […]

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Marlborough Girls’ and Boys’ College screening.

Kia Ora and Welcome to our movie screening night at Marlborough Girls’ College! Thanks so much for making the time to come along and contribute. Please click here for a document with some useful websites and resources. Feel free to contact me for any other questions or information or if you’d like to book another […]

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Mental health issues, screen time and Gen-I

Are teachers inadvertently compounding bad screen habits from home? Instead – could parents be reinforcing good habits from school? There’s a depressing and relentless message about anxiety, depression, addictive behaviours and poor health issues amongst our young people – partly due to the pervasive influence on their lives of technology and our inability, as parents […]

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We aren’t talking tamagotchis, here!

Who can forget these needy little creatures from the 90’s? Although my kids dabbled a bit, I consoled myself, safe in the knowledge that it would pass – one day, hopefully soon, they wouldn’t be trendy any more! Where we are now, however, with children and cellphones? As with all habits that are formed when […]

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“Less is More” – School document organisation

“Less is More” – School document organisation The transition from a school based server to a cloud based solution like G-Suite (formerly Google Apps for Education) can take many forms – in order that all staff experience positive outcomes from the outset, I have discovered a few strategies, that seem to work well. These suggestions […]

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Google Summit Wellington 2017

Click Here for my presentation – you might also be interested in some of my other posts as they relate to consistency and effectiveness with school wide use of G Suite.

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Leaving them to their own devices? Children, screen-time, teaching and parenting.

So much has happened with technology over the last few years – endless options for cheap, fast devices, coupled with amazing cloud based Apps to tackle some of our most long standing and seemingly intractable challenges, at home, in the workplace and at school. Many of us enjoy super fast internet connections, WiFi that actually […]

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