The Sweetness of the Kumara
In part one of this four part series, Te Ahi Kaa seeks out a variety of interpretations of whakatauki or proverbial sayings, this week Kaore te kumara e korero ana mo tona ake reka, The Kumara doesn't brag about it's own sweetness, is discussed further.
Masterpiece Monday & Art Around the World - Day #10 - Maori of New Zealand
Today for a Masterpiece Monday and Art Around the World two-fer, we're traveling to New Zealand to learn about the Māori people, who are the indigenous Polynesian peoples of New Zealand. They have a rich
Common Maori Classroom Phrases Charts
23 common commands and 6 common questions are listed on this fantastic chart in both Te Reo and English. Ideal for introducing everyday Maori language into classrooms
Maori Language Classroom Decor Set - Word & Phrase Posters, Birthday Chart, Alphabet, Days of Week+ | Teaching Resources
Colourful Maori Language Classroom Decor Set - Word & Phrase Posters, Birthday Chart, Alphabet, Days of Week+ This pack of resources is everything you need to brighten up your classroom and create instant impact! There are language posters, birthday posters, months of the year and days of the week for display boards, alphabet posters and welcome/goodbye signs for your classroom door. Perfect for helping students learn Te Reo kupu (words) and phrases. 16 colour posters cover topics such as…
New Zealand National Anthem in NZSL, Maori & English
Credits: Stretch Productions (stretchproductions.co.nz), Deafradio (deafradio.co.nz). Alan Wendt, Brent Macpherson, Catherine Greenwood, Darryl Alexander, He...
Some ECE basic Maori Phrases to use while in centers or with children to help with increasing billingual speaking and enhancing childhood development
Maori Postal Aotearoa
Maori Postal of New Zealand is a mission aimed at spreading the Word of God among Maori and on to all people. We do this by supplying Bible-based material. As much as we can, we give away FREE
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…