30,000+ Images of Art and Artifacts to Download and Re-use for Free The Museum of New Zealand recently released more than 30,000 images of art and artifacts to download and re-use for free. The images are a mix of public domain images and images labeled with a Creative Commons license. The museum makes it easy to determine how an image is licensed. To determine the licensing of an image simply click on the download button and the next page clearly shows the license for the image. Finding images in the Museum of New Zealand's gallery isn't the most intuitive process. You can enter a keyword to search, but if you're too specific you might not find what you're looking for. BLOG: Ka Hikitia NZC Online offers a series of blogs about Ka Hikitia – Accelerating Success 2013–2017. The blog posts look closely at different aspects of the Māori education strategy and provide questions, resources, and suggested actions for school leaders and kaiako. Ka hikitia! Ka hikitia!
Digital Literacy This is reblogged from my article at PLP Voices The Internet has made a myriad of material readily available to a vast audience. Along with these seemingly infinite resources has come a lot of confusion about how images and other content published online should be legally recognized, protected or used. As educators, we often struggle in navigating that road. I recently read an amusing but instructive article entitled “PSA: Don’t Let Salami and Google Images Get You In Hot Water.” It tells the story of an eleven-year-old boy who posted an image he found online of Salami on a class blog.
Blue-bird weather : Chambers, Robert W. (Robert William), 1865-1933 eBook and Texts > California Digital Library > Blue-bird weather View the book (~164 pg)Read Online (6.6 M)PDF (4.3 M)B/W PDF (946.4 K)EPUB(~164 pg)Kindle(~164 pg)Daisy (82.7 K)Full Text (3.3 M)DjVu All Files: HTTPS Torrent (2/0) Help reading texts Stan Walker: 'This is probably the strongest I’ve ever been' Stan Walker says he 'wanted to go to war' in the video for his new song 'New Takeover', which is a powerful statement showcasing Māori as beautiful, composed and powerful. Winning Australian Idol in 2009, Walker has grown into one of our most beloved entertainers capable of headlining music festivals and movies. Walker's latest single is a powerful statement of intent. New Takeover was born out of frustration at negative stereotypes, he said.
History of architecture and ornament : International Textbook Company eBook and Texts > California Digital Library > History of architecture and ornament View the book (~740 pg)Read Online (43.3 M)PDF (41.5 M)B/W PDF (11.8 M)EPUB(~740 pg)Kindle(~740 pg)Daisy (748.7 K)Full Text (28.2 M)DjVu All Files: HTTPS Torrent (2/0)
Māori themed interactives in English / Interactives English language versions of Māori themed interactives. Back to Interactives >> Te wānanga o ngā manu This interactive is based on the movements of native birds and the use of the traditional taiaha. Some Cairo mosques, and their founders : Devonshire, R. L., Mrs., b. 1864 eBook and Texts > California Digital Library > Some Cairo mosques, and their founders View the book (~220 pg)Read Online (11.5 M)PDF (9.7 M)B/W PDF (1.1 M)EPUB(~220 pg)Kindle(~220 pg)Daisy (159.5 K)Full Text (9.0 M)DjVu All Files: HTTPS Torrent (2/0) Help reading texts
uLearn – Mana Potential – A Strengths Based Tool for Behaviour Change – Cargill's Classroom Presented by Susan Ngawati Osborne and Nigel Marshall – Website Key elements of Mana Potential Strength based, focusing on what they can, not what they can’t do (growth model)It is culturally centred (not a add on)Based on ako (co-constructed)Relationship focused (connecting and connections; change doesn’t happen without a link to people)Range of learning modalities (bring the stories to life, visual, imaginative)Links to other learning theary and practice (fits into best practice of all Western psychology, mindfulness, positive psychology, paradigm shift)Develop plans and strategies for sustainable changeHolistic measuring outcomes modelBased in spirituality (often the component that is missing from other models, this is a NZ model, thus we start with a karakia) It’s about mana (pride, strength, self-respect, empowering, identity, presence, confidence, self-worth). Ako – a dynamic principle of learning.
The ancient Coptic churches of Egypt : Butler, Alfred Joshua, 1850-1936 eBook and Texts > American Libraries > Getty Research Institute > The ancient Coptic churches of Egypt View the book (~422 pg)Read Online (17.4 M)PDF (13.6 M)B/W PDF (1.1 M)EPUB(~422 pg)Kindle(~422 pg)Daisy (611.5 K)Full Text (7.0 M)DjVu Brick and marble in the middle ages: notes of a tour in the north of Italy : Street, George Edmund, 1824-1881 fullscreen Author:Street, George Edmund, 1824-1881Subject:Architecture, Medieval; Architecture; Architecture, GothicPublisher:London, J.MurrayLanguage:EnglishCall number:9926941410001551Digitizing sponsor:Getty Research InstituteBook contributor:Getty Research InstituteCollection:getty; americanaNotes:-no copyright page found. -some faded text and damaged pages.Full catalog record:MARCXML This book has an editable web page on Open Library.