Services to Schools has a broad range of books that can help in conversations with students about diversity, empathy, sadness, mindfulness, and more in the wake of the recent Christchurch terror attack.more
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It's World Meteorological Day on March 23. Given how prominent weather and climate have been in the public eye recently, here are some great resources to support teaching and learning about these topics in the science and social sciences learning areas.more
Current research comparing print and on-screen reading experiences suggests we skim and scan better when we read online but understand and remember less. Discover the optimal skills of each reading style to help your students learn as well online as in print.more
8 March is International Women's Day! Here are some social sciences-focused, gender equality teaching and learning resources to provide rich support for International Women's Day and beyond.more
How would your secondary students like to enter an exciting creative writing competition? Entry is free and there is $3,000 in prize money!more
Use a range of quality resources to both inspire students curiosity and inform their understandings about Tuia — Encounters 250 themes.more
Pearls of knowledge from Services to Schools can help our young kaitiaki look after marine taonga as we celebrate Seaweek in New Zealand from 2 to 10 March and World Wildlife Day on 3 March. These resources and local events are great opportunities to support the science curriculum and raise awareness in your school of environmental issues and sustainability.more
Learn how your school library can become a learning hub for the new Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko curriculum content being introduced in 2020. Use picture books (such as The Wonky Donkey) and other library activities to help develop your students' computational thinking skills.more