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Author(s): Bev Webber

There is a rich variety of topics in this issue of set: Research Information for Teachers, with research reported from junior primary to senior secondary, and with themes intersecting these...

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Author(s): Magdalene Lin and Rachel Bolstad

Virtual classrooms are ICT immersion environments where teachers use technology to teach students from different physical locations—which might mean that they use the opportunities of ICT to...

Author(s): Mei Lai, Stuart McNaughton and Selena Hsiao with Karen Mose, Alison Hall, Nicky Knight and Colleen Gray

Few studies have ever shown the improved results of an intervention project continuing after that programme has finished. Is it possible to achieve sustainability and what factors would...

Author(s): Rosemary Hipkins

Drawing on secondary teachers’ experience of standards-based assessment for NCEA, this short article discusses moderation challenges that will face primary teachers as they make overall...

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Author(s): Jean Harold and Louise Keown

There are many children who have interpersonal difficulties at school which affect their enjoyment of and achievement in learning. The New Zealand Curriculum (Ministry of Education, 2007)...

Author(s): Pauline Smith

In literacy learning situations, teachers frequently fix errors before helping children find errors. This can be a source of confusion for students, especially when they are experiencing...

Author(s): Ann Harlow and Bronwen Cowie

In the last 10 years subsidised laptops have been rolled out to classes at all levels and ICT has become more common in the classroom. How are teachers using ICT to teach junior science and what...

Author(s): Annette Tate and Maree Jeurissen

Talk about Books is an oral language programme that involves intensive work by teacher aides with individual children. The results of the study outlined in this article show that it effectively...

Author(s): Charles Darr

Assessment in schools is often concerned with generating student-achievement information in specific learning areas. However, we can use assessment techniques to collect a wider range of...