Tara Fagan
  • Female
  • Wellington
  • New Zealand
  • Museum of New Zealand Te Papa…

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Senior Advisor, Museum Education
Organization (if applicable):
Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Location (City or Town):
Wellington, New Zealand
About Me or Reason for Joining the GEC:
Tara is part of the Learning Innovation Team at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa and is responsible for enabling innovative learning experiences for learners of all ages through engagement with Te Papa’s collections, exhibitions, cultural and scientific resources, and the Learning Lab. Tara is passionate about supporting all learners and believes using digital technologies in a well-considered blended approach enhances teaching and learning.
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non-profit employee
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Favorite Education Resources:
global collaboration, eLearning, PLN, Twitter, online facilitation, Computer Science, Museum Education
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To iPad or not to iPad? iPads in Early Childhood Education

The introduction of the iPad in 2010 marked significant steps in the development of tablet computing and mobile devices in education. Their intuitive touch screen interface, portability and extended battery life make them an appealing option for students of all age levels. In this pilot investigation, the authors observed how two early childhood services (one kindergarten and one childcare centre) used iPads to extend the range of learning opportunities they offer for children up to…


Posted on November 28, 2012 at 3:26pm

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At 9:34am on December 3, 2012, Alejandro Castillo Rozo said…

Hi! This is Alejandro Castillo social studies teacher from the Montessori School, Medellín Colombia. I am highly interested in undertaking a collaborative global citizenship project with a school in NZ. I teach 12-15 year old pupils. Do not hesitate to contact me if you believe we can make it happen. My best regards.


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