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Induction of newly qualified teachers in New Zealand
In this research, commissioned by the New Zealand Teachers Council, the quality of induction of provisionally registered teachers (PRT) (newly qualified) was examined utilising qualitative ‘success case studies’ within ...
Development and use of Moodle for online student support
In the current educational climate in the world today, there is an increasing use of technology and social media for learning, by both students and language teachers. With this in mind, and to meet the perceived associated ...
Commentary on Ministry of Education. (2002). Guided reading: Years 1-4. Wellington, NZ: Learning Media.
(New Zealand Association for Research in Education, 2004-01-01)
The assessment of children's language in early childhood centres
(New Zealand Association for Research in Education, 2010-01-01)
Yes, We do Need Evidence to Show Whether Te Whāriki is Effective: A Reply to Anne Smith’s Discussion Paper, “Does Te Whāriki Need Evidence to Show it is Effective?”
Te Whāriki, the New Zealand Early Childhood Curriculum, was released in 1996. Since that time, it has been widely praised by academics and teachers in this country and beyond. Although there is much to admire in the ...
The importance of letter knowledge in the relationship between phonological awareness and reading
Previous correlational and experimental research has found a positive association between phonological awareness and reading skills. This paper provides an overview of studies in this area and shows that many studies have ...
Incorporating phonics within a New Zealand whole language programme
(New Zealand Association for Research in Education, 2007-01-01)
Literacy teaching in New Zealand generally follows a whole language approach that emphasizes the teaching of letter-sound knowledge within the context of meaningful text related activities. This article discusses how a New ...
Critical multiculturalism: Supporting early childhood teachers to work with diverse immigrant families
As early childhood settings in many English speaking countries are becoming increasingly multi-ethnic due to global migration, this poses challenges for many early childhood teachers who work with diverse immigrant children ...
Critical multiculturalism: The challenge of multiculturalism within a New Zealand bicultural context - A Chinese perspective
For decades, notions of multiculturalism have been embraced by many countries in order to acknowledge and include diverse cultures and ethnicities. It has been assumed that the learning needs and rights of ethnic minority ...
Exploring mobile learning success factors
This paper is a comparative account and analysis of three mobile Web 2.0 projects instigated within a tertiary learning environment during 2008. Following the successful instigation of a mobile Web 2.0 project in the ...