NEW ZEALAND TARANAKI

Awards

Michael Fenton:

  • Prime Minister’s Education Excellence award, Excellence in Leading (2015)
  • DEANZ Excellence Award, New Zealand Association for Open, Flexible and Distance Learning (2014).
  • New Zealand Ministry of Education E-Learning Fellow (2008)
  • Microsoft New Zealand Partners in Learning Innovative Teacher (2008)
  • New Zealand INTERFACE magazine 'Best use of ICT in teaching' finalist (2008)
  • Daily News The Wow! Factor "Mad Scientist of the Year" (2007)

Christine Fenton:

  • Prime Minister’s Education Excellence award, Excellence in Leading (2015)
  • Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki Research Leadership Award (2009)
  • Waikato Doctoral Scholar (2008, 2009)

Seminars / Workshops

Fenton, M. 2015. Primary Mathematics Teaching online: rich tasks for cross-curricula learning.  New Zealand Association of Mathematics Teachers conference at AUT, Auckland, July.

Fenton, M., Fenton, C. 2015. Primary teachers’ experiences of professional development in Science by distance learning. Proceedings of the New Zealand Association for Cooperative Education international conference, Integrating learning, work and community. 15th – 17th of April, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand.

Fenton, M., and Fenton, C.D. 2014. Primary teachers’ authentic experiences of the nature of science by distance learning. SciCon 2014 conference, Dunedin, July.

Fenton, M. 2014. Enlightenment and education: A journey through time and space. Keynote address, Open Polytechnic Learning conference, Lower Hutt, July.

Fenton, M. 2013. Students leading learning in science and mathematics at home or school; new uses for multimeters. ULearn13 conference, Hamilton, October.

Fenton, M. 2013. Build sensors for multimeters as data logger substitutes for science and maths investigations. Massey University, Palmerston North, November.

Fenton, M. 2012. Making sense of Achievement Standards; a guide to writing assessment tasks. Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki, October.

Fenton, M. 2011. Understanding Achievement Based Assessment and SOLO taxonomy. Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki.  June 8.

Fenton, M. 2011. Primary Science Teacher Fellowship Royal Society, Auckland.

Fenton, C.D., and Fenton, M. 2010. Secondary school teachers microbiology workshop - New Zealand Microbiology Society conference, Auckland University, November 30.

Winter, M., Anderson, D., Fenton, M. and Glasson, B. 2010. Supporting the Primary Science Teacher Fellows - Transforming Primary Science. SciCon 2010 conference, Nelson, July.

Fenton, M. 2010. Primary Science Teacher Fellowship Royal Society, Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch.

Fenton, M. 2009. Diving in to Differentiated Learning Inglewood High School, March 30.

Fenton, M. 2009. Tips and traps for ICT and eLearning - trends from ULearn08. Inglewood High School, March 12.

Fenton, M. 2008. I don't use technology…does that make me a bad teacher? Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki (WITT) Research Forum workshop, November.

Fenton, M. 2008. Interactive eLearning tools for Mathematics, Science and Robotics: The RIGEL project. ULearn08 conference, Christchurch Convention Centre, October 7-10.

Fenton, M. 2008. ICT and 21st Century Learning. Inglewood High School.

Fenton, M. 2008. Authentic learning using the RIGEL data logger and sensor system. Bell Block Primary School.

Fenton, M. 2007. Interactive ICT tools for Mathematics. Inglewood High School.

Fenton, M. 2005. Robots big and small. Bell Block Primary School.

Fenton, C., and Fenton, M. 2005. The Science Big Day Out. Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki (WITT) and the Taranaki Science Fair

Fenton, M. 2004. Using the Knowledge Network. Taranet cluster.

Fenton, C.D. 2004. Safe Food Handling and Preparation. Maru Wehi Hauora. New Plymouth.

Fenton, C.D. 2004. Keeping a Culture Collection. Workshop Training. Science Teaching Technicians. New Plymouth.

Fenton, C.D. and Fenton, M. 2004. How did Ancient Cultures Engage in Science? Science Teacher Workshop. New Plymouth.

Fenton, C.D. and Fenton, M. 2004. How to Motivate Science Students. Science Teacher Workshop. New Plymouth.

Fenton, C.D. and Fenton, M. 2002. Crime Scene Investigation

Addresses

Fenton, M.. 2009. Swine Flu in New Zealand Inglewood High School, April 31.

Fenton, M. 2009. Diving in to Differentiated Learning Inglewood High School, March 30.

Fenton, M. 2009. Tips and traps for ICT and eLearning - trends from ULearn08. Inglewood High School, March 12.

Fenton, M. 2008. How can ICT improve teaching? Inglewood High School, October 13.

Fenton, M. 2008. Towards a better understanding. CORE Education Breakfast Seminar series Christchurch, September 23.

Fenton, C.D. 2005. Avian Flu. Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki. New Plymouth.

Fenton, M. 2005. Making sense of NCEA. Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki. New Plymouth.

Fenton, M. 2005. Fun with Science and Technology. Bell Block Primary School. New Plymouth.

Fenton, C.D. and Fenton, M. 2005. Genetic Modification: Is New Zealand Swimming Against the Tide? University of the 3rd Age and Merrilands Ladies Probus Club. New Plymouth.

Fenton, M. 2004. Artificial Intelligence and Computing. Future Problem Solvers. New Plymouth Boys' High School. New Plymouth.

Fenton, M. 2004. Nanotechnology and Information Processing. Future Problem Solvers. New Plymouth Boys' High School. New Plymouth.

Fenton, C.D. and Fenton, M. 2004. Understanding the difference betwen qualitative and quantitative research methods. Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki. New Plymouth.

Fenton, C.D. 2004. What are Microbes? Public Address. Tui Ora Infection Committee. New Plymouth.

Fenton, C.D. and Fenton, M. 2004. Genetic Modification: Do the Risks Outweigh the Benefits? Vital Issues Forum. New Plymouth.

Fenton, M. 2004. Virtual Communities via Broadband Networks. Guest presenter. Project PROBE Launch. Ministry of Education. Stratford.

Fenton, M. 2000. Rabbit Calivirus Media Wars.

Fenton, M. 2000. Evolution - Fact or Fiction?

Fenton, M. 1999. Science & Religion - Much Ado about Nothing?

Broad, J. and Fenton, M. 2001. Education under the Microscope. Proceedings of the New Zealand Microbiological Society conference, Wellington, New Zealand.

Fenton, M. and Fenton, C. 2000. The Nexus Research Group - learning is a challenge not a chore. Presented at Scicon June 7-11 at Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand.

 

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