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Author(s): Josie Roberts
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Author(s): Nicola Bright, Debbie Broughton, and Jessica Hutchings

Over a period of 4 years (2012−15) the kaupapa Māori research project Ka Whānau mai te Reo focused on how whānau reo Māori development is, or could, be supported as whānau move into, within, and...

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Author(s): Julie Luxton, Juliet Fry, and Averil Coxhead

Academic vocabulary is important for academic achievement, but many students, especially English-language learners, struggle with understanding and using academic vocabulary. This study reminds...

Author(s): Denise Hitchcock, Catherine Braddock, and Megan Nelson-Latu

Literacy support and intervention can occur effectively within secondary social studies classes, rather than withdrawing students from regular instruction, by focusing on the literacy skills and...

Author(s): Rachel Cromie, Ingrid Gwilliam Fa'alogo, Marilyn Gwilliam, and Libby Limbrick

Current national and international research indicates the summer break can negatively affect students’ reading achievement. To counter this effect, our primary school with a range of students...

Author(s): Murray Gadd

This article, based on an 18-month study of effective writing instruction amongst Year 5 to 8 students, concludes that effective implementation of three dimensions of effective practice (learning...

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Author(s): Martin East

The learner-centred and experiential pedagogical approach encouraged by the revised New Zealand Curriculum can be problematic for teachers who are used to delivering courses in teacher-fronted...

Author(s): Jan Eyre

Is reading on screen is the same as reading on paper? Is reading comprehension the same in both media? After reviewing relevant research, the article describes and reports the results of an NZCER...

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