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Author(s): Bev Webber

Set: Research Information for Teachers is constantly evolving as we bring you articles that address contemporary issues in education and touch on the areas that concern you. We are committed to...

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Author(s): Sarah Boyd

A series in which we ask a leading researcher to distil three key ideas from their work over the years.

Anne Smith has whipped across the Tasman to look after sick grandchildren in...

Author(s): Juliana Raskauskas

Bullying of Years 5–8 students on the school bus is examined and strategies for prevention are suggested.

Author(s): Tracy Riley

Out-of-school programmes for gifted and talented students in New Zealand were surveyed as a part of a continuum of approaches to meeting students' unique needs.

Author(s): Chris Horne with Kathie Boyd

Students participated in a cross-discipline drama and visual-art research project based on a story of a young Cook Island girl making the transition from island life to living in Auckland. This...

Author(s): Mere Berryman and Paul Woller

A literacy project aimed to raise the reading achievement of Māori students was conducted using Ripene Āwhina ki te Pānui Pukapuka (RĀPP), a tape-assisted reading resource for students learning...

Author(s): Chris Lowman with Tangimai Fitzgerald, Patsy Rapira, and Rahera Clark

Teachers in a Māori-medium immersion bilingual unit explored teaching Māori bilingual students how to transfer their literacy skills in their first language (English) to become literate in Māori...

Author(s): Tom Nicholson

A group of trainee teachers was surveyed to find out if there were gaps in their knowledge of key linguistic ideas for teaching reading and spelling, and if these could be reduced through...

Author(s): Rt Hon Helen Clark, Prime Minister

It’s a great pleasure for me to launch The Hidden Lives of Learners, a book which distils and clearly expresses the fruits of Professor Graham Nuthall’s outstanding academic career.

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Author(s): Lesley Tait and Sarah Martin

This is an account of Red Beach Primary School's experience in using the power of student voice to record development of the students as lifelong learners and to guide decision making.

Author(s): Craig Steed, Jenny Poskitt, and Alison Kearney

Students' perspectives on teacher questioning are discussed as a component of formative assessment in a Year 13 chemistry class at a large coeducational urban New Zealand high school. The...

Author(s): Sally Boyd

This article summarises the key features of the transition support, offered to students at seven low-decile schools, which impacted on their career decision making and postschool destinations. ...

Author(s): Chris Joyce

Using assessment  information formatively to contribute to teaching skills and knowledge that underpin the key competencies.   The example used is from a study of 600 student scripts answering...