Singing, rhyming, oral storytelling, and reading aloud are essential for helping children learn a language, along with the listening and concentration skills essential for brain development and memory.more
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Most students in New Zealand schools today were born this century, they’re part of Generation Z or the iGeneration. Do you know what matters to this generation? What sort of future do they want? How can you help them make it a reality?more
Picture books are great resources for engaging students of all ages, including secondary students, with reading for pleasure and learning according to two recent seminars.more
Waitangi Day and Te Tiriti o Waitangi itself can be the basis of rich learning and discovery about identity, history, and nationhood in Aotearoa New Zealand. It's also an ideal time to reflect on how you are advancing the New Zealand Curriculum Treaty of Waitangi principle in your library.more
Experiences from the growing community of photographers working to enable digital access to New Zealand’s cultural heritage.more
Learn how He Taupuhipuhi — an initiative involving kura and Services to Schools — will strengthen support for Māori medium schools across Aotearoa.more