BLENNZ: Blind and Low Vision Education Network NZ

Te Kotuituinga Mātauranga Pura o Aotearoa

Emergency Services Visit Homai ECC

August 4, 2015 by blennzict | 1 Comment

Two boys sitting in front of iPad holding model helicopter

Figure 1 Matene and Haydon comparing model of rescue helicopter with picture on the iPad, listening to audio recording

Over the course of the year, there has been an ongoing interest in emergency services in our community.  We have had visits from the fire service with their fire engine and three visits from St Johns Ambulance with their model Ambulance.

The children have had opportunities to compare the sound of the sirens, to explore the uniforms and equipment and to become familiar with and people in the community who help us. Continue Reading →

BLENNZ Taranaki Visual Resource Centre

September 3, 2013 by blennzict | 1 Comment

Figure 1 Eli's eBook made using Book Creator

Figure 1 Eli’s eBook made using Book Creator

BLENNZ Taranaki currently has 5 teachers and an administrator. Many of our learners have iPads to help access the curriculum and our teachers have iPads to use in their teaching.

Moira has been working with Eli to write stories using Book Creator. He has taken photos of some of his learning activities and made stories about the process he has been involved in. Continue Reading →

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