The growing diversity of students in mainstream schools in Aotearoa New Zealand is challenging for educators and policy makers alike. Educational researchers in the 21st century have shown that listening to what students have to say about what works best for them is more important than ever.
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That students find working on multimodal texts engaging isn’t surprising—but what would be surprising is if that spilled over into increased engagement and achievement with traditional print texts. This is exactly what the author of this article found in an exploratory e-learning research project. Here she discusses this finding and explores some of the possible reasons behind it.
This article explores how teachers work at establishing a web of relationships within the mathematics classroom community that will lead to learning.
This article shows that generating ngā ara whakamihi (praise pathways) through a context of praise enabled Māori students to feel safe and supported, both culturally and educationally, and that they were able to assimilate and then integrate the meaning of teacher praise.
This article presents evidence of the first activity in a sequence of history pedagogy Thinking About History that engaged learners in connecting to their pasts as a way into history.