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VLN Primary School

2019 ONLINE CLASSES

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Naumai, haere mai ki te Kura Tuatahi - Akonga Aka Mariko. Welcome to the VLN Primary School online learning programmes for Semester 1 2019.

We have the spaces to take your kids places!

Our online classes & projects are open to any NZ children to participate. Here you will find information on our learning programmes, our eTeachers and the technology that we use. When you are ready to enrol, please click on the registration form link here or on any of the programme pages. Email primary@vln.school.nz if you have any questions or visit our website for further information. We look forward to hearing from you.

Final date for enrolments for Semester 1 will be Friday 22 February 2019. Late enrolments may be accepted and will be dependent on timetable and available space.

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2019 Semester One Enrolments Now Open

by VLN Primary School

Do you want your students to be #connectedlearners, lead their own learning and build key competencies? Do you want to share in the expertise of a growing collaborative network of schools?

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Te Reo Māori

by Ginette Van Praag

Nau Mai, Haere Mai. Our Te reo Māori programmes with Koka Jules and Whaea Ngawai are our most popular classes.

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Video: Room 4 Boys Haka

Kapa Haka with Koka Jules

by Rachel Whalley

Parents in one VLN Primary school were skeptical that Kapa haka taught online would be any good, but these same parents gave their tamariki a standing ovation for their performance at end of year assembly! Read about the benefits of Kapa haka from our awesome kaiako Koka Jules.

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NZSL - New Zealand Sign Language

by Rachel Whalley

We LOVE that through our schools sharing their expertise, we are now able to offer New Zealand Sign Language classes online. Thanks to Jo at Waitoriki School our children will have this opportunity to learn NZSL!

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Kiwitea Students Korean Cultural Day Nov 2017, Sunny Yang VLNP teacher

Free* Korean online language & culture classes

by Rachel Whalley

Join our free* Korean online taster classes supported by the Korean Education Centre (KEC). Find out how your students can participate & take advantage of this offer.

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Literacy Programmes

by Rachel Whalley

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Extension and Creative Classes

by VLN Primary School

We offer classes that extend learners in Maths, Astronomy, Digital Technology, Life Skills, Web Design and Visual Art. We welcome your ideas for other programmes we can run.

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Language

More Language Classes

by VLN Primary School

We offer the following language and culture classes, aligned to NZC: Afrikaans, French, German, and Spanish. We use Google Classrooms with our classes.

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Rosmini Year 7 and 8 students connected to students in Busan, South Korea

Asian Language Online Classes

by Rachel Whalley

Whether you want your learners to get a taste for Asian Culture, or want your whole class or year group to study for the year, we offer a range of online Asian language classes to suit their needs.

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Connecting Globally

Global Connections - Making it Work

by Geoff Wood

Having been asked often, “How do you establish and maintain your global connections?” Geoff Wood details the nuts, bolts and issues relating to this.

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Olivia Graham & Melanie Matthews present at ULearn17

How Does the VLN Primary Work?

by VLN Primary School

New to us or just looking for a refresher? Here you will find all the essential information you need about how we work.

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Online teaching and learning becomes more visible using this platform

Using Google Classrooms to support student learning

by Sofie Jacobs

This year some of our eTeachers have been using Google Classrooms to share activities and resources with students and as a tool to collate and evaluate student work. eTeacher, Sofie Jacobs, shares her experiences so far.

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