Tag Archives: Silicon Valley

Come on Tesla

One of my smart young students sent the following to Tesla (both NZ and US factory) ———————- Kia ora, We are a small group of senior I.T student from Wellington, New Zealand planning a trip to Silicon Valley to visit … Continue reading

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Silicon Valley trip still getting press : the Sequel has been approved

Seen and heard on National Radio. Quite an interesting article comparing boys and girls NCEA performance levels for Digital Technologies. Pleased to say that the Board of Trustees has approved a second trip in 2017. We have a choice of Easter (Term … Continue reading

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Silicon Valley … still getting good press

Still getting good press for the Silicon Valley trip… Silicon Valley trip encourages Kiwi students to choose ICT… Read More Source: http://educators.co.nz/story/silicon-valley-trip-encourages-kiwi-students-choose-ict/

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Not Just Another School Trip – Techlink write up of Silicon Valley trip

Techlink write up of Silicon Valley trip.

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Epic WEGC Silicon Valley visit

I have returned from what can only be described as an epic trip to Silicon Valley and Seattle. All students returned safely and on time. Huge amount of learning related to life, people and technology were experienced. These will be included … Continue reading

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2 years in the planning: WEGC Silicon Valley 2014 field trip

  On 3 October 2012 we (Myself and Head of Department ) produced a paper to WEGC Board of trustees proposing a trip to Silicon Valley. Two years later, almost to the day, the trip has become a reality. I suspect I … Continue reading

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Silicon Valley trip

http://www.techlink.org.nz/stories.cfm?area=6&SID=218 Planning is now getting to the detailed stage… fortunately a few people are helping me with contacts. Exciting stuff, my favorite quote from the above article: “One of our major challenges is that, whichever way you package it, study in … Continue reading

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