Education

Education is the process of facilitating learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, morals, beliefs, and habits.

Innovative Learning Environments – and the need for imagination and creativity

Education Readings Introduction to readings It would seem many schools are still locked into the assessment and associated documentation required by National Standards and as a result are dedicating too much of their time to literacy and numeracy – as important as they are. Bruce and I have long believed […]

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Time to place creativity central to learning

Education Readings By Allan Alach The new term is underway we wonder how many schools, now that the National Standards have gone, have begun the vital transformation to place the 2007 New Zealand Curriculum centre stage and, as part of this shift, have re-imagined literacy and numeracy as ‘foundation skills’ […]

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Activities to start the school year

Beginning the year in style Teaching is one profession where there is no shallow end.  From day one you are presented with up to thirty plus young individuals for you to shape into a learning community; and every class community will be different. Even experienced teachers have  No shallow end for […]

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Activities to begin the school year

Teaching is one profession where there is no shallow end.  From day one you are presented with up to thirty plus young individuals for you to shape into a learning community; and every class community will be different. Even experienced teachers have  No shallow end for new teachers. second thoughts about […]

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