Tātaiako Competencies - Blackboard Jungle
CODE: VT83M Use the key competency poster to help develop ideas for teaching and learning. Having the poster available to...
May the calm be widespread (Whakatauki)
New Zealand - Maori Proverbs planeta.com/maori-proverbs Kia hora te marino, Kia whakapapa pounamu te moana, kia tere te Kārohirohi i mua i tōu huarahi. May the calm be widespread, May the ocean glisten as greenstone, May the shimmer of light ever dance across your pathway. Source www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/teahikaa/20101219
Despite being small, you are of great value / ahakoa he iti he pounamu (Whakatauki)
New Zealand - Maori Proverbs ahakoa he iti he pounamu despite being small you are of great value
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…