How to bridge the technology gap for educators

Bridging the Gap exists to help schools and small businesses  make the most digital technology in their unique contexts. Shirley Booth is the South Island coach, based in Christchurch for Bridging the Gap.  Since 1999 she was a teacher and she joined Bridging the Gap in early 2016. She sees it as a great way to combine her educational background and digital technology experience with her love of teaching adults, knowing that children will benefit as a result as well. […]

How to get to amazing New Zealand digital collections

What is Digital NZ? DigitalNZ is an initiative that seeks to help people find, share, and use New Zealand digital content. It was launched by the National Library of New Zealand in 2008 Who is Digital NZ? We are a small team passionate about connecting New Zealanders to useful and interesting information. You can find out more about who we are here: http://www.digitalnz.org/about/who-we-are. What inspires your team? We love working with organisations all over the country, and internationally, to help […]

TeacherSpace – an online space for NZ Secondary Teachers to connect, share and collaborate

George Arthur-Amohau is the creator of TeacherSpace (teacherspace.co.nz).  He is a passionate teacher, who in his ‘spare’ time developed this project. He hopes that TeacherSpace will not only promote better connectedness and sharing between teachers, but also foster collaboration and support. During the school holidays, we had the opportunity to talk with George about himself, his background and his hopes and dreams for TeacherSpace. Where do you come from? I tell people I’m from Dunedin. That’s not entirely true, but that’s […]

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