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Author(s): Gerard Direen

COVID-19 relevance: Post-crisis / school closures

This article stems from a 2016 research project that examined the leadership experiences of 20 primary principals in greater Christchurch...

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Author(s): Sabina Cleary and Carmen Kenton, with Rosemary Hipkins and Josie Roberts

COVID-19 relevance: Post-crisis / school closures

Christchurch-based science advisers Sabina Cleary and Carmen Kenton, from Kaha Education, talk about their experiences of supporting...

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Author(s): Carol Mutch

COVID-19 relevance: Post-crisis / school closures

A summary of Carol Mutch’s research into the role of schools in disaster response and recovery highlights the expectations that are placed...

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Author(s): Charles Darr and Rosemary Hipkins

COVID-19 relevance: Post-crisis / school closures

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted some traditional assessment practices and drawn attention to the range of evidence students produce in...

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Author(s): Carol Mutch

COVID-19 relevance: Post-crisis / school closures

New Zealand has faced an unprecedented series of disaster events in recent years. The Canterbury earthquakes provided an opportunity to...

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Author(s): Lucy Hone and Denise Quinlan with Josie Roberts

COVID-19 relevance: Wellbeing

The website of the New Zealand Institute of Wellbeing & Resilience (NZIWR) states that it is dedicated to increasing wellbeing for communities and...

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Author(s): Katie Fitzpatrick and Rachel Riedel

COVID-19 relevance: Wellbeing

There are currently very few resources available in New Zealand for teaching mental health education (within the Health and Physical Education learning area...

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Author(s): Anna Whitehead and Linda Daniell

COVID-19 relevance: Wellbeing

Awareness of mindfulness in New Zealand school communities is growing, and many teachers are becoming aware of its significance to support health and...

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Author(s): Jan Eyre

COVID-19 relevance: Digital learners / online

Is reading on screen is the same as reading on paper? Is reading comprehension the same in both media? After reviewing relevant research, the...

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Author(s): Marianne Malmstrom

COVID-19 relevance: Digital learners / online

Digital games are responsible for turning my pedagogical practice on its head and landing me in New Zealand. My journey down the digital games...

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Author(s): Aaron Mead and Fiona Jeffries

COVID-19 relevance: Digital learners / online

In June 2016, Paraparaumu College and Kenakena School, from the Kāpiti Coast, investigated the use of digital technology in supporting a ...

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Author(s): Tim Bell and Josie Roberts

COVID-19 relevance: Digital learners / online

Set interviews computer scientist Professor Tim Bell to figure out how computational thinking differs from digital literacy, and why both...

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Author(s): Garry Falloon, Paula Hale, and Tonia Fenemor

COVID-19 relevance: Digital learners / online

Recent moves within New Zealand and internationally have called for the inclusion of computational learning through activities such as coding...

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Author(s): Chris Lowman

COVID-19 relevance: Parents supporting learning at home / Language learning / Te Reo Māori

Common approaches to language teaching in many New Zealand schools typically show a lack of...

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Author(s): Angela Feekery and Carla Jeffrey

COVID-19 relevance: Evaluating online information

Evaluating information quality is a key skill students need to develop as they navigate the complex information landscape. Students need...

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Author(s): Melanie Riwai-Couch, Ally Bull, and Jane Nicholls

COVID-19 relevance: Engaging learning at home / cultural setting

As a result of COVID-19 and the government’s measures to control it, Term 2, 2020 began with New Zealand school students...

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Author(s): Bevan Holloway

COVID-19 relevance: Engaging learning activities that could translate to home

Play is very “on trend” in the primary sector, but is it a suitable pedagogy for secondary students? Based on...

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Author(s): Harko Brown with Rachel Bolstad

COVID-19 relevance: Engaging learning at home / cultural setting

Harko Brown is an expert on traditional Māori games and play. He has written several books including Ngā Taonga Tākaro II:...

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Author(s): Pam Hook with Josie Roberts

COVID-19 relevance: Supporting students' metacognition

In Q&A Pam Hook reflects on what drew her to SOLO taxonomy and why she is so motivated to develop its classroom-based use to...

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Author(s): Lexie Grudnoff, Mavis Haigh, Claire Jackson, and Paula Passfield

COVID-19 relevance: Decreasing inequities

The focus on teacher inquiry to enhance student learning is a key feature of The New Zealand Curriculum and in New Zealand’s approach to teacher...

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