Celebrate Sāmoan Language Week — 27 May to 2 June
Image: Samoan women performing in Samoa, Julia Brooke-White, 1996. Ref: PA12-7270-06
Some great reading/writing festivals and events — for you and your students
Youth Week 19–27 May: Reading and school libraries for well-being
Read Maxine Ramsay's blog post:
Need books for term 3? Order them now and they may arrive early!
Take part in a major survey of NZ school libraries
Celebrate Music Month in your school this May
Read Nicole Gaston's blog:
Young people have access to effective and connected libraries and library learning environments that support their development as readers and digitally literate learners.Learn more about our vision...
Creating high-functioning library services and environments that positively impact student outcomes.Learn more about school libraries...
Promoting the immediate magic of reading for pleasure and the life-long benefits that it brings.Learn more about reading engagement...
Finding, using and creating digital content in meaningful ways.Learn more about digital literacy...
21 MayA variety of reading and writing related festivals and events over the next few months offer the chance to immerse your students in literature.
15 MayThis May, the He Tohu exhibition celebrates its first birthday and, in September, the Women's Suffrage Petition celebrates its 125th birthday. Join the party and use our online resources to learn about the documents and celebrate these milestones in your classroom!
11 MayNew Zealand Music Month is a great opportunity to promote New Zealand music in your school. Use these ideas for teaching and learning about music in your classroom, and create your own New Zealand Music Month story on DigitalNZ.