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The Grass Roots Ideas Initiative collected ideas and information from teachers and schools using digital technologies to support learning. Find out more about these ideas on this website.

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#NZreadaloud

My name is Kerri Thompson and I am a Year 7 teacher at Tamatea Intermediate in Napier. #NZreadaloud is a connected literacy initiative modelled on The Global Read Aloud (GRA). The purpose is to focus on New Zealand authors writing New Zealand stories with a mission of “One book to connect Kiwi kids”. Having involved … Continue reading #NZreadaloud

Strengthening learning partnerships with whanau via digital learning journals

We are interested in how Seesaw, a ‘student driven digital portfolio’, can help increase whanau engagement and give our Year 1-3 students at Park Estate School an authentic audience for their learning. Seesaw is a digital tool students, teachers and whanau can use to document and share learning, talk about learning and identify the next … Continue reading Strengthening learning partnerships with whanau via digital learning journals

OneNote Learning Tools supporting our writers – Georgina Howell Opaheke Primary School

My project is designed to support all the writers in my Year 4 class. The students can use the learning tools in a variety of ways to support their writing. The Learning Tools has an immersive reader will be used so the children can listen to their own writing to hear the audio cues about … Continue reading OneNote Learning Tools supporting our writers – Georgina Howell Opaheke Primary School

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