• Enabling children to go beyond the horizon : a lateral thinking workshop 

      Bishop, Pauline (2018-07-20)
      Session overview: Aim: to consider ways of thinking that support children to “thrive beyond the horizon” Intro-choose an item-what does it say about you. The difference between vertical and lateral thinking The ...
    • Enhancing Children's Numeracy & Te Reo Skills using Computer Games 

      Nand, Kalpana; Baghaei, Nilufar; Casey, John (International Conference on Computers in Education, 2014)
      The use of computer games as common vehicles for education, as opposed to pure entertainment, has gained immense popularity in recent years. In our earlier work, we investigated the appealing characteristics of engaging ...
    • Improving learning outcomes by designing engaging educational tools 

      Casey, John; Baghaei, Nilufar; Nand, Kalpana (IEEE Frontiers in Education (FIE), 2014)
      The success rate of computer games in engaging children has prompted educational researchers to investigate if similar techniques can be used to engage children with learning. In this paper, we present the results of a ...
    • Pāngarau : mathematics in the environment workshop 

      Bishop, Pauline (2018-08)
      The aim of this workshop is to connect you to your inner mathematician “An effective mathematics curriculum begins with the premise that all children are powerful mathematics learners irrespective of age and ability”. ...
    • Play therapy and well being in early childhood 

      Perry, Amanda (2019-10-12)
      Play is the work of children when it comes to learning, however it a medium in which children can make sense of their emotions and their experiences, become unstuck with developmental hurdles and gain a greater sense of ...

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