You Can Find Us At uLearn 2019!

You Can Find Us At uLearn 2019!

by Amelia Branson August 01, 2019 1 min read

We're excited to announce that Learning Developments will be at uLearn 2019, which is being held in Rotorua from Wednesday 9th to Friday 11th of August. We've got a very special guest presenting too...
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Micro:Bit Mini-Lesson at St. Mary's Primary School

Micro:Bit Mini-Lesson at St. Mary's Primary School

by Amelia Branson June 26, 2019 1 min read

One lucky student from St. Mary's had won themselves aMicro:Bit Starter Kit as a runner-up prize from our previous competition in conjunction withKiwi Kids News. We ran a mini-lesson with some students that are particularly interested in the Micro:Bit's.
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Kiwi Kids News Competition Results

Kiwi Kids News Competition Results

by Amelia Branson June 11, 2019 1 min read

Our competition in conjunction with Kiwi Kida News has come to an end, and we're just announces our winners!
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We had a blast at Tech Week 2019!

We had a blast at Tech Week 2019!

by Amelia Branson May 20, 2019 1 min read

We had the opportunity to exhibit Learning Developments at the Hamilton Tech Week event.  The star of our show was the Micro:Bit, which drew the attention of both businesses and tech-lovers.
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Mind Lab Using Micro:Bit's for Teacher Education Programmes

Mind Lab Using Micro:Bit's for Teacher Education Programmes

by Amelia Branson April 23, 2019 1 min read

We’ve recently provided 200 micro:bit devices to the Mind Lab for the teacher education programme.  We support the exceptional work they do, recognizing that forwards thinking is the key to successful future learning. 
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Meet our new facilitators, ready to meet your PLD requirements!

Meet our new facilitators, ready to meet your PLD requirements!

by Amelia Branson March 28, 2019 1 min read

We’re proud to announce that we are now working with 5 new PLD facilitators to bring you effective, blended learning solutions.
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The Highly Awarded Micro:Bit is Taking Education by Storm

The Highly Awarded Micro:Bit is Taking Education by Storm

by Troy Smith January 29, 2019 4 min read

The micro:bit foundation has won the Tech for Teachers - 2018 award, for the second consecutive time. This is a prestigious award that focuses on classroom impact, innovation, teaching and learning, value for money and long-term potential.
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Botany Downs Secondary College win the wildcard entry to 2018 123 Tech Challange

Botany Downs Secondary College win the wildcard entry to 2018 123 Tech Challange

by Troy Smith December 07, 2018 2 min read

Botany Downs Secondary College attended the 123 Tech regional challenge and gained the recognition they deserved with a wildcard entry to the finals.
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Which is Best For Teaching - BBC Micro:Bit or Arduino?

Which is Best For Teaching - BBC Micro:Bit or Arduino?

by Troy Smith May 01, 2018 2 min read

The new kid on the block (BBC Micro:Bit) is really making some moves.  However, the Arduino has made a great impact in the not so distant past and is considered the learning and makers platform of choice.  So why use the micro:bit?
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Wearable Digital Educational Technologies

Wearable Digital Educational Technologies

by Troy Smith November 01, 2017 3 min read

Okay so wearable educational technologies, what do we need them for? Who wears technology anyway? We answer all your questions here!
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Trialing the Emergent Digital Technology Curriculum

Trialing the Emergent Digital Technology Curriculum

by Troy Smith August 28, 2017 3 min read

With the release of the draft Digital Technology Curriculum, the media is reporting that primary teachers will be teaching kids to ‘code’.  Some even feel it is not needed and misses the point of 21st-century learning, but that is not its intention. 
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Learning Developments move into Waikato Innovation Park

Learning Developments move into Waikato Innovation Park

by Troy Smith August 09, 2017 1 min read

Learning Developments are proud to announce their relationship with the Waikato Innovation Park.  We look forward to a prosperous and mutually beneficial relationship!
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