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Sunday, May 9, 2021

Pictures – a help or hindrance when learning to read

Contrary to popular belief, it seems pictures do not always help children learn to read. Dr PAMELA PROTHEROE discusses the decades of research that have led to this conclusion.

Impact Coaching improves engagement with students

A group of schools in Nelson is taking part in a process called Impact Coaching, where teachers are observed by their peers and given judgement-free feedback.

Diploma graduate helps victims on journey of recovery

As a victim support worker, Deborah Du Toit is one of those ordinary people who make an extraordinary difference. Deborah (left) has given strength to people during some of the most difficult times in recent...

Reading, Writing, ‘Rithmetic…and R-rated content?

A huge number of children have been exposed to inappropriate content at school. Rachel Helyer Donaldson discusses the difficulties and realities of teaching children to be responsible digital citizens in a world where R-rated material is sometimes just a click away.

Riding Easy: Porirua Bikes in Schools Story

How did schools make biking the norm – and what has resulted? This story tells how Bikes in Schools has emerged and expanded in Porirua, focusing on three schools, deciles 1 to 4.

Alternative curriculum engages college students

Every Friday during term 2, students at Porirua College headed into town or the great outdoors or learnt a new skill as part of the school’s Ko te Hapori programme. The trial saw students...
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