Kerikeri High School has taken a lead and invested in a cutting edge Conference for educators in the Bay of Islands.
Keynote Speakers from Canada, the University of Canterbury, Wellington and Auckland presented challenging and future focussed sessions for the large audiences of teachers, librarians, administrators and school leaders.
The Conference was Headlined by Ian Jukes and Nicky Mohan from Canada, the Directors of InfoSavvy Group, with presentations on “Reinventing
Learning for the Always On Generation,” “Critical Thinking through Real World Problem Solving” and Cultivating Critical Thinking in the Age of Distraction.”
Tim Bell, Computer Scientist from the University of Canterbury, Winner of the 2018 Outstanding Contribution to Computer Science Education Award, presented An ABC of Computational Thinking and Digital Technologies and on Integrated Learning with Computational Thinking and also Computational Thinking for Digital Technologies.
The exciting menu of sessions included the Elective Garden, She Can Code, Wearable Tech, Mixed and Virtual Reality in the Classroom, Code Club 4 Teachers, Email Security and Cyber Crime, Literacy Tools for Inclusive Education, Moving Image and Frame Animation and Introduction to Minecraft Education.
The Kerikeri High School Board of Trustees is to be congratulated for ensuring a World Class digital Conference was brought to the Bay of Islands.
Tim Bell, Computer Scientist from Canterbury University presenting in one of his Workshops following his exciting keynote.