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Author(s): Josie Roberts
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Author(s): Mavis Haigh et al.

 

Each year several hundred New Zealand student teachers complete a final practicum before graduating to take on the critical role that teachers play in children’s learning. This final...
Author(s): John Williams, Bronwen Cowie, Elaine Khoo, Kathy Saunders, Simon Taylor, and Kathrin Otrel-Cass

 

The successful implementation of electronically networked (e-networked) tools to support an inquiry-learning approach in secondary science classrooms is dependent on a range of factors...
Author(s): Bronwyn E. Wood
  The 2007 New Zealand curriculum introduced the idea of a “social inquiry” in the social studies curriculum. However, it appears that the nature and purpose of a social inquiry is still unclear to...
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Author(s): Rachel McNae with Janine Mackay

 

Young people have an important contribution to make in helping adults understand what their lives are like and how they learn best. Youth–adult partnerships can provide opportunities for...
Author(s): Ngārewa Hāwera and Merilyn Taylor

 

Learning mathematics for children in Māori medium is about fulfilling their potential as Māori and as mathematicians. While there has been a strong focus on numeracy in many New Zealand...
Author(s): Jacky Burgon and Helena Barwick

 

Inclusive practice in schools for children with special-education needs is an explicit government priority. How children are transitioned from early childhood services can help or hinder a...
Author(s): Claire Amos

 

Once we’ve shaped an inquiry into our own teaching, should we share our question with the students in the class?   There are many reasons why teachers might hesitate to share their...
Author(s): Jan Eyre and Verena Watson

 

The New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER) has published a new literacy assessment—PAT: Punctuation and Grammar. PAT: Punctuation and Grammar has seven tests, aimed at Year 4...
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