Tag Archives: open data

Can a school library inter-loan from Victoria University Education Library?

Apparently not! Victoria University Education Library in Karori (comprehensive and up-to-date) will not make inter-loans to teachers at a public secondary school. Very strange given they are likely paid for from tax payers funds. Gee sounds like a similar issue to making open data … Continue reading

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Teachers Council and Open Data… Sort of

http://www.teacherscouncil.govt.nz/rt/onlineregister.stm Yep, the data is open but I can only pull the records 50 at a time…. A request under the OIA solicited the following responce… Dear Mr Bruce, It has been determined that the information you are requesting is … Continue reading

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ULearn 2012

http://ulearn.core-ed.org/ I attended ULearn last year, it was informative and a great deal of fun. Better still, I will be attending ULearn this year and delivering  a short presentation on the use of  Open Data in the classroom (a “breakout” … Continue reading

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Using ‘Open data’ in the classroom.

I will be presenting a paper on using open data in the classroom at ULearn 2012.Extract: Open data is the idea that certain data should be freely available to everyone to use and republish as they wish, without restrictions from copyright, patents or other … Continue reading

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Open Data in the classrooom

I will be undertaking an inquiry(something teachers do all the time) into the use of open data in the classroom. By open data I have in mind resources such as http://cat.open.org.nz/ and http://www.data.govt.nz/ I am quite keen on promoting the use of open … Continue reading

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