Joining a Zoom Meeting

With the changes ahead many of our lessons will be hosted online using the video conferencing platform ZOOM. To find out how to join a ZOOM meeting watch the video below…

Google Classroom Explained

Brent Simpson, a teacher from Waiheke High School in New Zealand has made a short video explaining Google Classroom. Worth the ten minutes if you are unfamiliar with Google Classroom. Please encourage him with a like afterwards!

Google Classroom – Sorry, No access for Parents!

Google Classroom is an awesome and much appreciated elearning platform at this challenging time that unfortunately makes no provision for Parents to access. This can cause some frustration, however, Google has made sure parents can remain informed of what is happening inside classrooms by sending regular progress reports to parents, guardians and caregivers. The following…

Google Classroom Guardian Summaries Explained

We have been using Google Classroom to communicate with students and caregivers about learning at school and further learning at home. It is one of the many online tools used by teachers in their physical and now virtual classrooms. It allows us to set assignments, post updates on learning expectations, provide resources, establish deadlines &…

Historic Photos

For the 40th Anniversary we are looking for historic photos of Excellere College/Kamo Christian College. If you have any, or know of anyone who might have some please ask if we can borrow them to have them scanned so we can use them. Thank you

Removing data caps for internet

Most of the major telcos have now removed data caps and the possibility of any extra charges based on usage. Please see the links to those major companies below if your staff or students working from home need further support with this. SPARK – “Removing overage charges for customers who are on data-capped broadband plans,…

Learning from home

Learning from home website and Ki te Ao Mārama  Two online spaces went live this week. These have been produced with other agencies and are available online at Learning from home and Ki te ao Marama with resources for parents and whānau, teachers and leaders spanning early learning through to senior secondary. These are a one…

In the coming weeks

Excellere College is closing today as the country goes into self-isolation. Our staff will be focusing on their families, and their time at home in the weeks ahead. We are all being asked to stay safe, and apart, until this virus can be halted from spreading. We pray for your well-being during this time and…