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Have you been to some excellent schools within your cluster that you could tell the rest of us about? Give details of the schools here.

Name of School
Location of School
Contact Person
Platform
Strengths of School
Brooklyn School
Wellington
Chris Bryant
PC
Very interesting tablet programme. Ask about Start menu modifications and examplars/guides for how ICT progresses through the school.
Coley St School
Foxton

PC/Mac
Very strong inquiry process. Fantastic infrastructure such as glass enclosed computer suites between rooms and mimios in every room.
Russell St School
Palmerston North

Mac
Enthusiasm of staff. Digital portfolios using iWeb were very interesting. Lots of interesting use of ICT around the school. Very well resourced as an Apple School.
Korokoro School
Lower Hutt
Nigel Frater
Mac
developing ICT culture across the school. Good use of Web 2.0 at senior end.
Port Chalmers School
Dunedin
Vicki Nicolson
PC
Well developed inquiry process and a focus on critical literacy through the school. Developing a school vision.
Pine Hill School
Dunedin
Jane Nicholls
Mac
Strong use of Podcasting through the school and blogging across classes. Nice integration of skills across classes and through school. Very cohesive inquiry programme.
Whakarongo School
Palmerston North
Jaco Broodryk or Sara Tayor
Mac
Developing a very strong vision around what it is to be a learner and then structuring programmes and learning environments to support this.





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