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Resources - Made for the Classroom - Beginning Teacher Information. Progressive Achievement Tests (PATs) The Progressive Achievement Tests (PATs) assess students' Mathematics, Listening Comprehension, Punctuation and Grammar, Reading Comprehension, and Reading Vocabulary.

Progressive Achievement Tests (PATs)

PATs are a series of standardised tests developed specifically for use in New Zealand schools. Note: Assessments can only be sold to schools, teachers with a current teaching certificate, or parents/caregivers of homeschooled children with a current exemption certificate. Dyslexia and learning. Play this quiz now!

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Maths. The Arts. Maori. Science. Social Studies. PE and Fitness. Health. Extra fun work. Assessment. Technology. Units of Work. Relief Teaching. Classroom set up. MLE. Inquiry. Differentiation. Christmas. Resources for classroom and teacher etc. Website resources - all curriculum areas. Curriculum Integration. Professional development.

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CV & Job Info. Resources. File download. File download. Five easy mindful exercises for kids — Kinderling Kids Radio — music for children and families. T3W9. Pond.co. Using Google Sites for Registered Teacher Criteria. File download. Kia kaha yrs4 6 focus1. Photos For Class - The quick and safe way to find and cite images for class! Holiday Payments Explained. The%20Clay%20List. A Survival Kit for Casual Relief Teachers eBook - Ocean View Learning Centre. Why the Updated Version???

A Survival Kit for Casual Relief Teachers eBook - Ocean View Learning Centre

........and still only $15 Since first compiling this resource in 2010, the classroom of the 21st Century has changed rapidly. Collaboration amongst teachers has also evolved, whether it be through Facebook, Blogging, Weeblies , Wiki spaces, Livebinder, Symbaloo, Twitter, Pinterest etc. There is so much on the internet now that at times it can become consuming and slightly overwhelming. ClassCover — Professional Development. Amazing unit plan resources - all subjects. Welcome to Teaching Packs -

Instant Display Teaching Resources, A Sparklebox Alternative,Free and Low Cost Teaching Resources. Complete List of Playscripts. The Witches, Catherine, Marilyn, and Evelyn, will take you through a journey of Magic, Spells, and Fantasy.

Complete List of Playscripts

You will meet a Beautiful Princess and a Handsome Prince, and will run away from the Evil Witch and the Wicked Stepmother. The Forest will be filled with Beautiful Flowers, Talking Trees, and Funny Animals who will take you to gates of the Enchanted Palace. Click Here to Read Playscripts in Spanish We have more than 500 scripts. Songs with YouTube - Google Slides. National events and the NZC / Curriculum resources. These materials highlight national days and weeks of importance.

National events and the NZC / Curriculum resources

They explain how national events link to The New Zealand Curriculum and provide ideas, resources, and tools to help schools get involved. You can access national event pages from earlier in 2015 using the links at the bottom of the page. November Diwali-festival of lightsDiwali is a Hindu festival full of light, sound and celebration. It gives schools a chance to engage with the Indian Hindu community, and is a chance to explore the values and principles of The New Zealand Curriculum - especially those which describe cultural diversity.

Conservation Week Capture your students' natural curiosity about the world they live in, and raise awareness about Aotearoa/New Zealand, by involving them in this year’s Conservation Week. October. Silentó - Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae) (Official) Sesame Street and Autism. Free Printables Archives. Guidelines for Induction and Mentoring and Mentor Teachers. A3-Poster-Kihini-bilingual. Literacy and Numeracy Week. 4 Engineering Challenges for Kids (Cups, Craft Sticks, and Cubes!) Here’s a simple open-ended building activity for kids of all ages – Colored craft sticks, wooden cubes, and small plastic cups!

4 Engineering Challenges for Kids (Cups, Craft Sticks, and Cubes!)

Simple materials, and yet we have been having a blast building all kinds of amazing structures with them. This project is the second project in our Summer STEAM Camp series! This week, we are exploring with the sense of touch. Here are the materials we used for this project: (Amazon affiliate links) Who knew that craft sticks, cubes, and cups could be so interesting? Challenge #1: Build a structure with one cube as the base. When I announced this one, the boys told me it would be impossible. For Parents - Practical information about education for parents and carers - Education in New Zealand. This area is password protected [401] Building a micro solar generator. Home Design, Garden & Architecture Blog Magazine. A portable solar generator is a very practical thing to have around the house or when you go camping.

Home Design, Garden & Architecture Blog Magazine

By using the power of sun, once charged, this generator will last for a long period of time and you won’t depend on electricity in cases of emergency. The solar generator can be used for lots of things and it will cost you around $90 to make it. If you think about it, it’s a small investment for such a useful item. The materials you will need can be purchased from any large store and the complete list can be found in the next link. You will of course need some tools too for the project, but they are things you should already have at home, such as: a drill, utility knife, screw drivers and wire cutters.

Supplies needed: 1.26w weather proof solar panel $30.00 (cabelas) 12v 7.5amp rechargeable sealed lead-acid battery $30.00 (radioshack) 12v socket $11.00 (walmart) cooler $8.00 (walmart) nuts/bolts $2.00 (walmart) wire plugs $2.00 (walmart) super glue $1.00 (dollar store) Get Cardboard – Google. How do I know which viewers will work with my phone?

Get Cardboard – Google

Choose a viewer that fits your phone's screen size. Most Cardboard apps work with Android 4.1+ and the latest iOS smartphones. Where can I find apps for Cardboard? From the Google Cardboard app on Android and iOS, you can discover Cardboard apps by selecting “GET APPS.” You can also find more apps by visiting the Play Store or by searching for "Cardboard" or "Virtual Reality” on the Apple App Store. Graduate Certificate in Primary Mathematics Teaching launched » Open Polytechnic.

Posted on 3 February 2015 Following the success of Open Polytechnic’s primary science teaching qualifications, the new fee free Graduate Certificate in Primary Mathematics Teaching (Curriculum) is now open for enrolments.

Graduate Certificate in Primary Mathematics Teaching launched » Open Polytechnic

It is widely acknowledged that many primary teachers feel a lack of confidence when teaching mathematics. DIY: Recycled Flower Pot Made Out of Clothespins. This picture and these ideas inspired me to create something pretty for a new plant a friend gave to me.

DIY: Recycled Flower Pot Made Out of Clothespins

I had a can of tuna in the cabinet and tons of wooden clothespins, so I just needed to buy some washi tape. I ran to a paper goodies local store and found a perfect one with sweet pastel colors and patterns. At first, I was planning on painting the clothespins in different colors using acrylic paint, it would have been great, but the washi tape was less messy and easier, really love the idea. Materials: Tuna CanWooden clothespinsWashi tapePlant Steps: 1. 2. BD Class. Rita Pierson: Every kid needs a champion. 3. Assessment Tools and Terms - Education Review Office. 3.

3. Assessment Tools and Terms - Education Review Office

Assessment Tools and Terms This section describes assessment tools that teachers use. Teachers may sometimes use a combination of assessment tools to gain the best possible information about student achievement and progress. Teachers would not and should not use all the tools described here. School Entry Assessment - SEA / Cross-curricular / Assessment areas / Selector tool - Assessment Tool Selector. School%20Entry%20Assessment%20Booklet.pdf. NS%20Progress%20at%20Pakuranga%20Heights%20School.pdf. Year 1 National Standards Booklet for Parents. Total Education Solutions Ltd - LACING & BEADS. File_download. BrendenisTeaching.com. For Parents - Practical information about education for parents and carers - Education in New Zealand. Minds in Bloom: 20 Three-Minute Brain Breaks. Wednesday's guest post about why kids need to move from pediatric occupational therapist Loren Shlaes was so popular that I decided to follow it up with a list of Brain Breaks you can use with your students.

These are great to use anytime your students are feeling restless and are struggling to pay attention. Most of these will only take a few minutes, and then you can get back to the lesson with your students ready to focus on the lesson at hand.5-4-3-2-1. In this simple game, students stand up and the teacher (or leader) has them do five different movements in descending order. For example the teacher would say: "Do fivejumping jacks, spin around four times, hop on one foot threetimes, walk all the way around the classroom two times, give your neighbor one high-five (pausing in between each task for students to do it).Trading Places Have students stand behind their pushed-in chairs. Please note that I did not come up with all of these out of my own head. About Us - The Weekly Plan. We are a team of teachers who are aware of the busy nature of teaching. We aim to provide engaging and educational resources that slot easily into any class programme.

Every week of the school year you will be able to access key elements of your weekly plan by logging into our website. You will also be able to access our library of resources to further complement your programme. Brainteaser-TheBusDriver. African Animal Lookout Camera - Africa. This website would like to remind you: Your browser (Firefox 17) is out of date. Update your browser for more security, comfort and the best experience on this site. africa | african animal lookout camera Snapshots Close. The Reverse Report. Hap Palmer: One Little Sound - Fun with Phonics And Numbers: Songs for Teaching® Educational Children's Music. 15 Rules of Great Teaching. Events. YouTube. First Grade Worksheets - Free Printable Worksheets for 1st Grade.

National Geographic Young Explorer (Student Magazine) Flocabulary - Educational Hip-Hop. My Prep Class enjoyed making these poppies for ANZAC Day. l2l_sunflower_template.pdf. l2l_sunflower_planner.pdf. Type Maori macrons - online keyboard. Hataitai Playcentre's CD and Songbook. The Taniwha songbook has been produced to accompany the CD, Nga Waiata o te Taniwha . It is A5 sized, and contains all the words and translations to all songs, with chords clearly marked.

7 Fun Ways To Teach Your Kids Mindfulness. I taught a mindfulness class at my daughters’ elementary school this week. Unsurprisingly, the kids taught me way more than I taught them. While I was doing research to develop the class, I came upon a wealth of information about mindfulness programs in schools. FactSheets. FactSheets. 5 Assistive modes you never knew existed on your iPad. Anzac_day_ideas.pdf. Te whariki. Classroomenvironmentdownloads - downloads. Maths, Literacy, cerificates and printable labels for classroom. Resource website- password is sharenz. Leigh's Links.