Saturday, February 28, 2009

Inspiring Teachers to Use ICT

As you know, Room 19, I am presenting to teachers about the possibilities of using ICT in the classroom.

I would like to give all of you the opportunity to contribute - the question I need answered is -

What is the most exciting thing about using ICT in the classroom and if you were convincing teachers that using ICT is a great thing - what would you tell them?

Monday, February 16, 2009

Check out this incredible video which morphs a range of artworks depicting women's faces.

Women In Art from Philip Scott Johnson on Vimeo.

by Philip Scott Johnson

500 Years of Female Portraits in Western Art

Music: Bach's Sarabande from Suite for Solo Cello No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007 performed by Yo-Yo Ma

Nominated as Most Creative Video
2007 YouTube Awards

For a complete list of artists and paintings visit

Higher resolution version at

Contact information:

Sunday, February 8, 2009

Traits of a Successful Learner

Reflect on the Habits of the Mind and identify a trait or habit you feel is a strength and something you need to work on. Please explain why you think this is and perhaps provide an example of when you have demonstrated or applied this habit in a real-life learning situation.

Sunday, February 1, 2009


Welcome to our class blog. We are a class of Yr 7/8 students from Hamilton New Zealand. We look forward to sharing our learning journey with you.

Room 19 students: please comment on your thoughts after day one!