I spent the day in Palmerston North with the Te Apiti Cluster conference, an inspirational gathering of around 150 teachers from the six schools in the cluster. I provided one of the keynotes on the, with Mark Osborne, DP at Albany Senior HS providing a second. I also did a workshop titled ‘thinking digitally’ in which I spoke about the online tools and applications available to teachers and students to help them develop thinking skills. I created a series of ‘LiveBinder’ files with the links embedded which can be accessed below:
The point of the workshop was to introduce a range of tools and applications that are freely available on the web for teacher and students to access, and to illustrate the ways they can be used to develop inquiry and thinking skills.