Technology Online Newsletter, Volume 20, 14 February 2017
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Kia ora and welcome to the twentieth edition of the Technology Online newsletter. In these newsletters we keep you up-to-date with Technology Online and pass on other information that you may find useful as a member of the technology education community.

What’s new on Technology Online?

New and revised resources are being loaded every week. Here are some of our recent favourites.

Teaching snapshot

Technological modelling and DVC in years 7–10
Students grow their understandings and explore how technological modelling enhances their designs and practice.

Student showcase

A yellow submarine for Te Whare Whai Hua Childcare Centre
Students at Lytton High School work as a team to create a playhouse for a local childcare centre – and win the Buildability Challenge!


Technology in the School Journal and Connected

Items in the School Journal and Connected often have rich technology content. In this section of the site you can find summaries of articles and suggested links with the technology curriculum. Four new items have recently been added:

Have you seen ...? 

Technology in the news

These news items tagged "sustainable" could be used as discussion starters on such topics as utilising and developing sustainable materials, reducing energy consumption, and reducing waste.

What's on? 

Technology Online webinar

Using social media effectively in a food technology programme

Come along to hear how Ritu Sehji connects through social media to enhance her teaching and engage students. This approach could be useful across all technology areas.

Wednesday, 1 March, 3.45 pm – 4.45 pm
Register here


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