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Alex Le Long
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Passionate about education and seeking PLD from my amazing PLN :) #edchatnz #EngChatNZ
Passionate about education and seeking PLD from my amazing PLN :) #edchatnz #EngChatNZ

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Parent Teacher Interviews: Thankful parents
Last night I experienced another really rare moment. This time it was two parents of two of my students who explicitly thanked me for what I do for them and their students. It was so nice. Nice because we don't often hear that. And the sincerity and serious...
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Byte Sized PLD - Practical Sessions at WHHS
Next step in the eLearning PLD at Heights is creating practical hands on sessions. After the Byte Sized PLD emails I've been sending out we were discussing how we needed to move towards more practical sessions as well as the emails. Donella came up with the...
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Byte Sized PLD: Blendspace
Kia ora  koutou , Blendspace is a very cool tool and I was stoked to be asked by Jiji last week about the programme. He asked if I could create a video to help him learn how to use it after hearing about Blendspace at his Mindlab course.  Blendspace  is own...
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Byte Sized PLD: Google Extensions (OneTab and Screencastify)
Kia ora koutou, Today I thought I'd share a couple new bite- sized  tips for your weekly PLD around the most time-saving Google Extensions. You'll need to sign in to your Google Chrome browser to use these - I've added a video below that might help.  Last w...
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Post-Interview...
I kept it relatively hidden... but I applied for a new job last week. I love my students and the staff I work with at Heights - but it was a new opportunity. Something I'd been waiting for. Something I had seriously wanted as part of my overall development ...
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Professional Development 2016
The last few years I've been writing a blog post listing the different professional development I've undertaken. Here's the PLD for 2016: School PLD Kia Eke Panuku PB4L eLearning Workshops Structured Learning MindLab by Unitec - Postgraduate Certificate in ...
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Update: Class Dojo, Google Extensions, Twitter as a Teacher
More to come!!!!
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Alex Le Long commented on a post on Blogger.
Good to be finally finished aye e hoa! Congrats mate. Looking forward to hearing the overall impact the course has had on your practice over time.
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MindLab: Applied Practice - Week 32 - Changes in Practice (Activity 8)
This post is the last for my Mindlab journey. And has it been a journey!! At first I was so incredibly ecstatic to be involved with the Mindlab. The course looked great. Exciting and so much potential to teach me new things that I hadn't already taught myse...
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MindLab: Applied Practice - Week 31 - Interdisciplinary Connections Map (Activity 7)
I've been thinking a lot about what 'interdisciplinary' actually means and after reading a few articles, watching a couple videos... I kind of get what it means now. At first I thought it was just cross-curricular learning, planning with other teachers coll...
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