This #TeachMeetNZ science session was broadcast live on 21 March 2015. There was a fantastic line up of New Zealand educators sharing their science teaching experiences as well as special overseas guest Adam Taylor (founder of #scistuchat).
The session was hosted by Cath Battersby from the Science Learning Hub and Sonya Van Shaijik, who set up the TeachMeet project in New Zealand. There were nine mini presentations (all under 3 minutes each).
- Cath Battersby The Science Learning Hub
- Jennie Lyall The Royal Society’s Science Teaching Leadership Programme and Introducing the 5 Science Capabilities
- Danielle Myburgh The science of Sheldon Cooper and Stephen Hawking
- Matt Nicoll Being rewindable and filming your teaching
- Sarah Rodgers Top tips for PRTS/ beginning teachers
- Dianne Christenson Tuakana, Teina, Seniors teaching juniors in science
- Adam Taylor Vine (app) for class use
- Belinda Hitchman Bringing coding into the classroom
- Michael Harvey Use of gamification in junior science classes to increase engagement
You can watch the session from start to finish (under 1 hour), including Q & A and additional comments here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4wimf6NXtw&index=10&list=PLMIRme-lv7bzI01MJqmMQRDGw0Pgjre-g
Or you can the select individual presentations to watch, listed above or in full here: www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLMIRme-lv7bzI01MJqmMQRDGw0Pgjre-g
I had been inspired enough to go out and do something different in class.Teacher
I thought it was excellent! ... the material covered was very relevant and when I showed it to the secondary grads in class last week they also considered it very useful for them as early teachers.University lecturer
Reflective blog posts from New Zealand teachers after #TeachMeetNZ
- Eliot Attridge www.eliotattridge.com/2015/03/21/teachmeetnz
- Rachel Chisnall scichatnz.wordpress.com/2015/03/21/teachmeetnz-meets-science-awesome-happened
About the TeachMeetNZ project
TeachMeetNZ is about New Zealand teachers connecting online. The project reflects the research and work of New Zealand educators in action. These live events are convened across all education sectors to address the emerging technologies, trends, and challenges poised to significantly impact teaching and learning. TeachMeetNZ has been live streaming since May 2013.
For more information visit the TeachMeetNZ website.
View the Storify on this session to follow the discussion that occurred on Twitter during the live session.
View each of the #TeachMeetNZ science presentations on this YouTube playlist.
Read the interview with Sonya Van Schaijik conducted by NZ Science Teacher.