Key Competencies, assessment and learning stories by Davis, K., Carr, M., Wright, J., & Peters, SThis resource booklet and accompanying DVD were developed in response to a strong interest in the use of Learning Stories in schools. They are designed to answer some common questions asked by teachers. In the DVD, teachers and students at a number of schools in Christchurch, New Zealand, talk about their ideas and experiences as they explore different ways to assess the Key Competencies in The New Zealand Curriculum. The resource booklet sets out five workshops to encourage more teachers to do more talking and take action
The Oral Language Book by S Cameron & L DempseyThis practical book outlines strategies and ideas which will support teachers to include more quality "learning talk" in their programmes and embed purposeful oral language opportunities across the curriculum.
Child and Adolescent Development for Educators, Second Edition by Christine B. McCormick; David G. SchererThis accessible text--now revised and updated--has given thousands of future educators a solid grounding in developmental science to inform their work in schools. The book reviews major theories of development and their impact on educational practice. Chapters examine how teaching and learning intersect with specific domains of child and adolescent development--language, intelligence and intellectual diversity, motivation, family and peer relationships, gender roles, and mental health. Pedagogical features include chapter summaries, definitions of key terms, and boxes addressing topics of special interest to educators. Instructors requesting a desk copy receive a supplemental test bank with objective test items and essay questions for each chapter. (First edition authors: Michael Pressley and Christine B. McCormick.) New to This Edition *Extensively revised to reflect a decade's worth of advances in developmental research, neuroscience, and genetics. *Greatly expanded coverage of family and peer relationships, with new content on social-emotional learning, social media, child care, and early intervention. *Discussions of executive function, theory of mind, and teacher-student relationships. *Increased attention to ethnic-racial, gender, and LGBT identity development. *Many new and revised practical examples and topic boxes.
Whaiora by Mason DurieThis book documents progress in Maori health development over the past century with a special emphasis on the last fifteen years. This second edition updates the first by five years and takes account the changing government objectives for Maori health and Maori priorities for healthdevelopment.
Dewey Number: 362.84994 DUR
Publication Date: 1998
Promoting Health in Aotearoa NZ by L. Signal & M. Ratima (Eds.)Promoting Health in Aotearoa New Zealand is the first comprehensive text on health promotion in New Zealand. Primarily written for students, practitioners and policy makers in the health sector, it will be of interest also to those promoting health in Maori, Pacific Island and other NGOs and to those in government agencies. This book will also have wider relevance to an international audience concerned with promoting the health of indigenous peoples. The contributors come from a wide range of backgrounds and experience, offering different perspectives using a range of theories and approaches.
Dewey Number: Online
Publication Date: 2016
Introduction To Pacific Principles In Teaching Practice
Creative Teaching in Primary Science by Roger L. Cutting; Orla KellyCreative teaching has the potential to inspire deep learning, using inventive activities and stimulating contexts that can capture the imagination of children. This book enables you to adopt a creative approach to the methods and content of your primary science teaching practice and confidently develop as a science educator. Key aspects of science teaching are discussed, including: planning for teaching and learning assessing primary science cross-curricular approaches the intelligent application of technology sustainability education outdoor learning Coverage is supported by illustrative examples, encouraging you to look at your own teaching practice, your local community and environment, your own interests and those of your children to deepen your understanding of what constitutes good science teaching in primary schools. This is essential reading for students on primary initial teacher education courses, on both university-based (BEd, BA with QTS, PGCE) and schools-based (School Direct, SCITT) routes into teaching. Dr Roger Cutting is an Associate Professor in Education at the Institute of Education at Plymouth University.Orla Kelly is a Lecturer in Social, Environmental and Scientific Education in the Church of Ireland College of Education.
Technology Education for Teachers by P. John Williams (Volume Editor)This is a textbook for use in technology teacher training and also a reference book for technology teachers. It will provide a foundation for new teachers entering the area of technology, and also the opportunity for practicing teachers to keep up to date with research informed ideas about teaching technology.