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Author(s): Bev Webber

As the ‘new-look’ set: Research Information for Teachers enters its second year, NZCER would like to thank all subscribers for their loyalty and positive feedback. We would also like to thank...

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Author(s): Jenny Poskitt

Evaluation of 44 projects in the Professional Development Funding Pool for 2000 has identified five ‘success factors’ for all schools working individually. These are project selection, planning...

Author(s): Judy Kirk

A research project showed that progress in a remedial reading programme for severely reading disabled adolescents was determined by the effects of their beliefs about ability and strategy...

Author(s): Joan Hobbs

Results of a study of literacy achievement data covering 1194 children turning six between January and August 2000, from 54 schools in the lower part of the North Island, show gender and...

Author(s): Maureen Lewis, Ros Fisher, Teresa Grainger, Colin Harrison and Pam Hulme

This article explores the impact of book bags containing non-fiction books, related artefacts and activity sheets on the reading behaviour and attitudes of reluctant and struggling boy readers....

Author(s): Heather Mansell, Barbara Harold, Laura Hawksworth, and Martin Thrupp

One of the most obvious changes brought about by the curriculum reforms of the 1990s was the inclusion of technology as one of the seven areas of learning. The perceived impact of this ‘new’...

Author(s): Alison Jones

This article sets out to ask questions about the desire for dialogue across cultural groups – a desire which is strongly held by many Pakeha in education. Pakeha educationist Alison Jones,...

Author(s): Judy M. Parr

The integrated learning system SuccessMaker is in many New Zealand schools. However, the author’s review of these systems concludes that few have proven effective in producing substantial gains...

Author(s): Bruce McMillan

This article reviews some aspects of the concept of ‘learning style’, and appraises some evidence concerning its measurement. Bruce McMillan argues that while there is a common-sense basis for...

Author(s): Ken Blaiklock

Guided reading is a key component of classroom literacy programmes in New Zealand. The Ministry of Education guidelines on how teachers should take guided reading sessions for emergent and early...