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

Digital Learning Resources to support your Teaching as Inquiry Project

This post gives you links to possible digital tools and strategies you could use to support your inquiry. The Padagogy Wheel The Padagogy Wheel combines Blooms Taxonomy, The SAMR model and Digital Technology. If you click on the link below it will take you to a PDF that has active links . Link to The … More Digital Learning Resources to support your Teaching as Inquiry Project

SPL Friday 8 April

Morena, Tomorrow we are looking at Tataiako in particular Manaakitanga in the classroom. There is also Te Wero (the challenge) for all UHC staff that we will discuss. The second half of SPL is individual inquiry time where you can work on the inquiry handout JN gave out last Friday. For next week’s SPL – you … More SPL Friday 8 April

Photography websites

The Year 12 and 13 Photography students are creating their own Photography websites as part of their internal assessment for AS 2.2 and AS 3.2. For each series of photographs, they select and edit their best four works to load onto their site. They then document their ideas and reasons for choosing those works using … More Photography websites