Blogging in low-decil Schools!

“Got people following and commenting on your blog daily from around the world? Check. Interviewing the likes of The Warriors and Ruben Wiki? Check. You’re number one in a Google search? Check. You’re ten years old?

That’s Tanielu Tele’a, New Zealand’s youngest up-and-coming sports reporter. (Or rugby star—he hasn’t decided yet.) Tele’a and his colleagues at Auckland’s Point England Primary have been utilising new technology since they were five. As the first New Zealand school to produce its own podcast, and the only primary school with a regular spot on free-to-air TV, Point England students are learning in the 21st century, says technology teacher Dorothy Burt.

What’s particularly exciting about the podcasting and blogging is the voice it gives the students.” Read the full article by clicking the following link…

http://idealog.co.nz/magazine/may-june-2009/now/the-pundit

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