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Friday, October 1, 2021

Culturally sustaining online learning environments

More than 2,000 teachers tuned into a webinar held by Dr Ann Milne in April about how schools will develop critical, culturally sustaining content online.

Garden to Table Resources Available for Students

Tying in with ANZAC Day celebrations and remembrance, ‘Garden to Table’ has created multiple learning resources and activities for primary school-age children to discover how vegetables influenced New Zealand’s war effort and why. ‘Dig For...

Some students still at a disadvantage even with the new support package

The announced support package is designed to alleviate the problems students, particularly those from disadvantaged areas, will face through distance learning during the Level Four lockdown. Ragne Maxwell is the principal of Porirua College, where...

Aroha, clever Kiwi ingenuity to help young people cope with COVID-19 lockdown

Launched on Tuesday 7 April 2020, the ChatBot offers a free and easily accessible way for young adults to use talking therapies without added financial pressures. In 2018, 82% of secondary school students who wished...

How to keep your adult mind active in isolation

Isolation can be tedious, especially when you think you should be out exercising like the rest of the suburb but really – look at the weather. Grey skies, a bit of drizzle – there’s...

Game development not stopping teens in lockdown

Wellington-based game development team GameFroot has not allowed the Level Four lockdown to discontinue their work. NCEA accredited and used by schools around the country, GameFroot have been working hard to allow school children to...

Teaching Biodiversity Within the Home

Even if your little one is tugging on your arm, begging you to take them to the nearest lake, beach or forest – you can still learn about the great outdoors from your indoor...

Social Media Posting – How You Can Play Your Part

With all the uncertainty around COVID-19 and the great many changes happening across the country, it’s no wonder there are so many anxious, stressful and nerve-wracking social media postings at the moment. For parents and...

Playtime for you and your child during ‘school hours’

The past few days parents across the country have been thrown in the deep end, having to teach their children remotely. But that’s not all – children need to be entertained too. So how...

New Soft Toy Assists with Learning Te Reo Maori From Home

With over 75 key Māori words and phrases, the Original Talking Tiki aims to make the Māori language more accessible to children and adults and provide them with a way to learn entry level...
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