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A new section of the Enabling e-learning website focuses on the community engagement dimension of the e-Learning Planning Framework, with opportunities and possibilities for schools to engage with families/whānau and the wider community. It provides school stories, resources, and a community discussion group to support teachers and school leaders.
New content in the teaching and learning guide for senior secondary English went live this month. The snapshots of good practice are a feature and give classroom contexts to the five ‘What’s New’ sections.
Massey University, in partnership with Westpac and Channel U, has recently launched an online video competition for 13-18 year olds, where they're encouraged to share their vision for the New Zealand of 2050, and be in to win some great prizes.
Entrants create a unique and energetic video message of 2 minutes or less about what the future of New Zealand looks like - what will the environment be like, will we need money, what new technology will there be, will we need a job, what will we be eating... ?
Entries close 5pm September 2012. Find out more about the competition and how to enter from this page
The nzmaths site has recently reorganised and extended its section for families. It has an introductory video for parents to watch at home or for teachers to use at a parent teacher meeting, suggestions for using everyday experiences and resources to explore maths, ideas for making free or low-cost items to use in exploring maths ideas, number knowledge activities, and more.
The Writing Hub is a new section now live on Literacy Online!
The Writing Hub provides a number of resources that have been organised and collated in one easy-to-find place, to support the teaching of writing for a range of curriculum purposes. It includes brand new and existing material to help raise achievement in writing for years 1 to 8.
This year's Conservation Week theme is 'Love your parks'.
You can celebrate NZ's national parks, marine reserves, native wildlife, and the places that are part of our history by taking part in conservation events and activities, entering a competition, and sharing your photos.
See the pages for teachers and students for suggested activities, and check this map regularly for events being added in your local area.
The Ministry of Education is offering e-asTTle writing seminars throughout New Zealand in terms 3 and 4, available at no cost to attendees. This practical, hands-on seminar will focus on the use of the revised writing tool released in term 2 this year. It will support attendees to understand the different elements of the tool, and develop effective processes for using it.
Find out more...
Visit the NZ Maths Week site for free resources for teachers, and daily challenges, games, and competitions for students of all ages.
The Ngārimu VC and 28 Māori Battalion Memorial Scholarship Fund Board runs an annual essay competition for Māori learners in years 7–13. The purpose of this essay competition is to preserve the memory and celebrate the achievements of the 28 Māori Battalion using ideas relevant in the lives of today’s students. Entries close on 7 September 2012.
This Update is designed to help schools ensure positive transitions, with continuity and clear direction, for learners in the middle years of schooling, years 7–10.
It provides an overview of research, and looks at how schools are meeting the needs of their learners and supporting transitions between school settings.
Includes links to case studies of programmes in Hauraki Plains College, Invercargill schools, and Glen Eden Intermediate School.