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Some ways to use whakataukii in the classroom
Its true. I do talk a lot about whakataukī. If you don't know by now I absolutely love them and I think they should be an essential part of every curriculum topic. They are an under-used resource. Any google search will pull up dozens of proverbs. They can easily be woven into the reading and language programs. It is easy to find a whakataukī to support just about every topic and this is a perfect way of presenting a Māori perspective to that topic. The values of ako, manaakitanga…