Tag Archives: Māori language

Māori and Pasifika learners: To make change it has to be a tide rather than a wave

ASB Polyfest 2008 Avondale College Samoan Group (Photo credit: Richard Sihamau) Today (22nd August 2012) I was privileged to be a part of a webinar “brought to us by the VPLD project”, discussing some thoughts around working with Maori and … Continue reading

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A confession, a smartphone, and Māori Language Week

    A confession…about a year ago I bought a smartphone (Samsung Galaxy), and I have found it really useful. I must admit, until the point where I had my very own smartphone…and for probably the first couple of weeks … Continue reading

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Kura Kaupapa Māori using LAMS to help motivate and engage students

Robin Ohia (image provided by Robin) Robin Ohia is one of the energetic, creative educators with whom I have been working for the last eight months as part of the Virtual Professional Development (VPD) project. To provide a little bit … Continue reading

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Teaching geography in New Zealand: Māori geography

Image via Wikipedia Following on from a post I made a few weeks ago Links to ideas, resources, and tools for learning and teaching Te Reo Māori, there has been growing interest in discipline-specific resources, in particular geography. Curriculum Paul … Continue reading

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