Date
20 November 2019

Know your learner to plan effective teaching and learning

Suggestion for implementing the strategy ‘Valuing what each student brings to the classroom’

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Design flexible learning environments

Design flexible learning environments

Brooke Houghton from Onslow College describes how she designs flexible learning environments. 

Engage students' interests

Engage students' interests

Silverstream teacher, Linda Ojala, creates learning opportunities that connect to her students’ interests and experiences and enable them to develop them further. 

Understand students' specific needs

Understand students' specific needs

Primary teacher Linda Ojala describes how she builds specific supports and choices for students with dyslexia into her planning.

Seek to understand your students culture

Seek to understand your students culture

Russell Bishop talks about incorporating culturally responsive pedagogy.

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Useful resources

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Sharing a mihi

Publisher: Ministry of Education | Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga

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Tātaiako: Cultural competencies for teachers of Māori learners

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Publisher: Ministry of Education | Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga

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Putting student relationships first

Read time: 5 min

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More suggestions for implementing the strategy “Value what each student brings ”:

Return to the guide “Developing an inclusive classroom culture ”

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