Click here to visit our Ako Hiko Blogger of the Week. Each week this is awarded to a learner who creates quality blog posts.
This learner gets a visit from Manu, our Ako Hiko blogging mascot designed by Daniel @ Waikowhai Primary School.
Blogging @ Ako Hiko
Blogging supports and makes sense of ‘Learn, Create, Share’ for learners in Ako Hiko classes. Ako Hiko learners in 1:1 digital environments have personal blogs as a supported online space to:
Learn to SHARE as Cybersmart digital citizens
Utilise the affordances of technology to CONNECT with others to BUILD KNOWLEDGE and SHARE their learning
CONNECT with whānau and the wider community.
Blogs are used to ENGAGE and motivate learners through reading and writing for an authentic, real audience.
Expand learning opportunities beyond the classroom and the hours of the school day.