The ULearn conference was held in Christchurch from October 6-9, 2010. It was an excellent opportunity to hear how technology is being used to enhance learning both locally and globally. Below the participants share some of their highlights.

NZ teachers using Macs
An outstanding breakout session for those teachers looking to use their Mac computers in inspiring ways. Could be some great ideas for PC users too.


The ULearn Keynotes in One easy place!
This is the wikispace created for all the keynotes and spotlight speakers and has loads of useful resources and inspiration. Take the time and read through it!


uLearn Conference:

“I found the entire conference very organised and informative. It was inspiring and mind blowing!! I especially liked 'Lane Clark', who talked about making learning meaningful and starting the inquiry with
the 'So What?', rather then ending with 'So what?'. I found her so inspiring that I brought her book for the school. I attended 4 very informative workshops. One was on video conferencing and engaging students via live video conferencing/skype. Another, was on e-portfolios using 'Keynote'. Very exciting and easy for students to use. Another, was on using iphones for interactive learning. This would have been the highlight, as SO cool!! Students would really enjoy this form of learning. The last workshop that I attended was Karen Boyes. She was amazing and talked about how to inspire thoughtful classroom discussions.
Overall, I would recommend any teacher to attend this conference. It is very worthwhile.” Mel

"Provocative! Exciting! An opportunity to look at your pedigogical practice when using ICT and that I know I'm only personally at the beginning of a journey." Mitch

"As always, leaves you pondering the future of schools and education! Why is education so backward in coming forward? Brilliant insight into thoughts of passionate worldwide leaders in education." Sue

"Lane Clark’s keynote on inquiry learning was inspiring and thought provoking. It was interesting to see the technology that is now available to schools and how it could be applied to my classroom." Jenny