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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)
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 ...
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 ...
Kei tua i te awe māpara : countercolonial unveiling of neoliberal discourses in Aotearoa New Zealand
(International Review of Qualitative Research, 2014)
In this paper, we traverse both historical and contemporary discourses pertaining to early childhood care and education in Aotearoa New Zealand, offering a genealogical discursive analysis of assumptions of white superiority. ...
'I caught your eye, I catched your teeth' : distributed playfulness connecting children.
This paper explores how playful activity mediates and connects children as “mind” becomes distributed across individuals (Rogoff, 1998; Salomon, 1993; Tomasello et al. 2005). “Mind” includes consciousness, cognition, emotion ...
The scholarship of teaching and learning in an age of accountability : building bridges
(Indiana University Press, 2013)
In recent years, as pressures for accountability have increased in higher education, some members of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) community may worry that the inquiry-based, improvement-focused practices ...