Tātaiako Competencies - Blackboard Jungle
CODE: VT83M Use the key competency poster to help develop ideas for teaching and learning. Having the poster available to...
Manaakitanga is my Maori name given by the Ratana elders. While manaakitanga is but a singular word, it’s important to note that it does not have a singular meaning or application. Manaakitanga and its root word, manaaki, describes or manifests, in a Māori sense, more of a broader cultural concept around reciprocity of kindness, respect…
Te Reo, Whakataukii and Growth Mindset
The question I hear most often is "How can I incorporate more te reo into my classroom when I'm still learning myself?" It is a question I love! I have discussed games and activities, waiata
We read the book The Tree House Treaty by Wiremu Grace. The children in the story built a tree hut in a big old Pohutakawa tree. They made a treaty to agree how they could all use their tree hut fairly. We created our own class treaty to symbolize how our class is a friendly and supportive learning environment.
Whānau connections: What? How? Why? So What? Now What? The importance of whanaungatanga at HPSS.
Whanaungatanga 1. (noun) relationship, kinship, sense of family connection – a relationship through shared experiences and working together which provides people with a sense of belonging. It…