Information about the Revised National Curriculum.
‘Te Ara’ in Māori means ‘the pathway’. This encyclopaedia offers many pathways to understanding New Zealand. It is a comprehensive guide to the country’s peoples, natural environment, history, culture, economy, institutions and society.
A thought provoking and entertaining talk on how schools can promote creativity in students.
A quick review of the theory which outlines the belief we also hold that a child is at the centre of the curriculum and can present their learning in a variety of ways.
Carol Dweck researches “growth mindset” — the idea that we can grow our brain’s capacity to learn and to solve problems. In this talk, she describes two ways to think about a problem that’s slightly too hard for you to solve.
Middle / Seniors Maths:
https://tablestest.com (Times tables)
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/quick-math-multiplication/id537802071?mt=8 (App teaching times Tables – Quick Math)
https://itunes.apple.com/nz/app/ican-count-money-new-zealand/id567612479?mt=8 (App teaching use of NZ money)
https://itunes.apple.com/nz/app/math-machine/id660016354?mt=8 (App teaching Place Value – Math Machine)
English Literacy sites:
www.sunshineonline.co.nz (Username and password: rrs123)
Learning letters and Juniors:
https://www.sesamestreet.org/games?id=1248 (ABC learning)
https://www.sesamestreet.org/games?id=12139 (Storybook builder)
Samoan literacy sites (and more):