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Thursday, March 22, 2018

Bringing sustainability into the classroom

A new programme for primary schools has been launched to assist in teaching the next generation about sustainability.

What’s happening to U? Making sense of puberty education

Teacher Toni Ferens helps align puberty education resources with The New Zealand Curriculum and classroom teaching.

Authentic learning trumps fear tactics

Innovative secondary teachers are using road safety as an authentic context for young people to apply curriculum learning, writes MARY CHAMBERLAIN.

A lesson in sneezing (safely)

Using glitter, bubbles, and water spray, children learn how far and fast untrapped sneeze droplets travel through the air for others to breathe.

Bringing the child abuse conversation into the classroom

JUDE BARBACK looks at the collaborative approach between schools, communities, police, CYF, the Ministry and child advocacy organisations to help ensure students are safe at school and at home.

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.

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Off the record: Sir Ken’s talk missed the mark

One teacher who attended Sir Ken Robinson’s talk on Monday, said although it was entertaining it left him feeling “unenlightened and disappointed”.