Brain Food Fridays: Sport in Education Initiative

NZCER have recently published a report on the Sport in Education Initiative. This programme started in 2013 and focuses on how to use sport as a context for teaching and learning with the aim of improving academic, social and sporting outcomes.  Eight schools across New Zealand were chosen to be part of the project. Teachers … More Brain Food Fridays: Sport in Education Initiative

Tātaiako

Tātaiako Here is a link to a blog post written by Te Mihinga Komene on the cultural competencies and what they could look like in the classroom. Tataiako-E Cultural Competency Must Haves Whanaungatanga I posted a link to this post last year but it is very relevant for the focus of SPL today. This blog post is … More Tātaiako

Tech Tuesday: GAFE- Google Apps for Education

Here are some links to recent blog posts with tips on using  GAFE  with students. Recent Updates in GAFE Updates to Google Classroom– you can now schedule announcements, assignments and questions to post at a later date and time. Updates to Google Slides – Q and A feature- during a presentation students can ask questions … More Tech Tuesday: GAFE- Google Apps for Education

Brain Food Fridays: Future Oriented Learning

To support the next stage in the Teaching as Inquiry Cycle here are some links to a couple of research articles on future oriented learning. The Nature of Learning The OECD project – Innovative Learning Environments put together a publication,  The Nature of Learning based on research on different aspects of learning. Here is a … More Brain Food Fridays: Future Oriented Learning