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The write path to remedial spelling

The campaigner, the Ministry, and the schools. JUDE BARBACK considers the different stances when it comes to addressing remedial spelling in schools.

Walking the talk

In order to truly provide inclusive education and raise student achievement for every child, ANNE RUSSELL believes a school’s Special Education Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO) should be part of the school’s leadership team.

Raising boys’ achievement

JUDE BARBACK looks at what some schools are doing to address the growing national problem of boys’ underachievement in education.

Five traits of an effective 21st century teacher

The effective 21st century teacher has an awareness of rapidly changing technology trends and ensures students are not left behind in the wake of this technological change.

Phonics is the big debate

Who is for and against the phonics debate in New Zealand.

Starting kids’ learning engines

BOB SULLO has been an English teacher, school psychologist, school adjustment counsellor, and school administrator. Now he is a full-time consultant with several books about internal control and motivation to his name, including Teach Them to be Happy, The Inspiring Teacher, Activating the Desire to Learn, and The Motivated Student. In this article, Bob talks about options teachers have for awakening student motivation.

Kick-start the learning engine, or use a key?

BOB SULLO looks at options teachers have for awakening student motivation

Outside the mainstream

KEREN BROOKING draws lessons from two research projects with two very different groups of difficult-to-teach students.
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