This free, facilitated professional learning series was run in 2016 to help New Zealand pre-service and current teachers to :

  • create links between effective teaching and learning theory, the NZ curriculum, digital competence and the role of digital tools.
  • use digital tools for teaching and learning
  • find and make online resources for learning
  • include e-learning in your teaching practice
  • discover different ways of ‘teaching‘ your students

How did it work?

A few ‘Things’ were published each week about digital tools and how they could be utilised effectively in the classroom.  Participants tried the different tools and activities and then reflected on how they might be useful for their own teaching. Individual reflections were recorded via blog posts to record and demonstrate learning. The site will continue to be available as a resource.


The format and some content is adapted from 23 Things for Research CC By-NC-SA 3.0, 23 Things for Research Oxford / CC By-NC-SA 3.0,  23 Research Things @ Melbourne / CC By-NC-SA 3.0, 23 Things for Research CC By-NC-SA 3.0, and others as attributed in individual entries. Header image:  ebayinkFlickr  /CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 This post is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 Unported License.

23 Teaching Things was written by Lucie Lindsay, Bronwyn Edmunds, Faculty of Education & Social Work, University of Auckland.

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