4 Feb 2019

Hampden Street School, Nelson Student-led learning

‘We have lots more choices – and lots more ideas’

Children have the information they need now through devices and the internet, says principal Don McLean. So the role of teachers is in the facilitation and activation of learning. His students say, ‘It gets you collaborating.’ For, ORS-funded students it means their strengths can be acknowledged and valued.

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4 Feb 2019

Raroa Normal Intermediate, Wellington Student-led learning

‘Doing your own learning really helps you in the real world’

For twins Hannah and Jess, who live with dyslexia, being in charge of their own learning means they can develop and use new strategies. Teacher Chris Johnston says it may look a bit chaotic, but there’s a lot of individualised and personalised learning going on.

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30 Jul 2018

Portraits of Tupuna

Principal and students from Te Whata Tau o Putauaki in Kawerau talk about their project researching and reconstructing the moko of their tupuna.

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16 Jul 2018

DMIC and Inclusive Practices

Helen Collins shares stories – both personal and professional – about Developing Mathematical Inquiry Communities (DMIC), inclusion, and how DMIC supports, challenges, and provides enhancements to teaching and learning.

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16 Jul 2018

Te Marautanga o Aotearoa

Hita Foster shares her kaupapa of Te Marautanga o Aotearoa, inspiring educators and schools to draw ideas from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa when designing their own curriculum in their areas.

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