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What every primary teacher should know about vocabulary

In Dr Jannie van Hees’ new book 'What every primary teacher should know about vocabulary' she discusses the importance of building word knowledge.

Teachers’ Day tribute

Today is World Teachers’ Day. Recent graduate of the Bachelor of Education (Teaching) at the University of Auckland’s Manukau programme Frank Tasi shares the inspirations behind his teaching.

A uniquely Aotearoa New Zealand-informed approach to evaluating information

Angela Feekery and Carla Jeffrey created an online learning module to introduce students to source types considered to be quality professional information.

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.

Kaitao Intermediate ensuring positive behaviour in pupils

A Rotorua school principal believes schools nationwide need to adopt new ways of thinking to ensure they abide by the standards for physical restraint.

Opinion: Mayleen Gautusa – ‘Solution-itis’: No such thing as a quick fix

Mayleen Gautusa argues that there is no quick fix when it comes to improving our students' reading abilities.

Boosting oracy at Burnside

With 70 per cent of their new entrants starting school lacking basic oracy skills, the teachers at Burnside Primary knew something had to be done.

Bridging the gap between research and practice in education

Teachers’ access to reliable, relevant and actionable research will get a boost in February with the launch of a new digital platform offering free, easy-to-access resources that enhance their classroom practice.

From quick fix to lasting solution – prefabrication for the schools of tomorrow

Ignite associate director Jennis Lee looks at the benefits of the “new” prefab technology and why it’s likely to be more and more popular for schools in the future.

Educating teachers for a complex world

Two recent reports focus on newly graduated teachers and how they fare in the classroom. MELISSA WASTNEY talks to two leaders of teacher education programmes about the consistency of teacher training across the country.

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