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Author(s): David Ellis

The theme for this final issue of set for 2010 is “Teachers as learners”. Rhys Hill and Alison Sewell addresses the question: How can teachers change their engagement from traditional one-sided...

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Author(s): Karen Pohio and Garry Falloon

The of use mobile technologies such as cellphones offers unique capabilities to help facilitate social interaction between students and support collaboration between home and school. This...

Author(s): Kathrin Otrel-Cass, Bronwen Cowie and Elaine Khoo

Two Years 7/8 teachers planned, implemented and reflected on teaching a unit about erosion and landforms with the support of ICT tools. They used videos, photos, animations and digital...

Author(s): Sally Robertson

Despite New Zealand being a water-loving nation, we do not have a good track record when it comes to water safety. Last year the New Zealand Council for Educational Research surveyed schools to...

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Author(s): Rosemary Hipkins

"What are the conditions required for standards to not only be used to measure improvement but also to inform student learning and teaching for improvement purposes in the context of national...

Author(s): Rhys Hill and Alison Sewell

Letting go of traditional “one-sided” teaching practices and moving towards power sharing and  learning with students can be a daunting and challenging process. This article describes one...

Author(s): Vanessa Andreotti and Karen Wheeler

Professional development of teachers as autonomous learners is crucial to the transformation to 21st century teaching and learning. Hornby High School invited a Teaching and Learning Research...

Author(s): Douglas Ferry

Student teachers face a set of complex challenges, particularly in their work in schools, where they have to work closely with associate teachers and the students they teach. The study described...

Author(s): Juliet Twist and Hilary Ferral

Over the last two years researchers at the New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER) have been involved in a complete revision of the Progressive Achievement Test of Listening...