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28 March / Free

National Library, 8 Stanley Street, Auckland

Develop strategies to spark students' curiosity and deepen their understanding of NZ's eventful past, focusing on Tuia — Encounters 250, commemorating 250 years since the first onshore meetings between Māori and Europeans. This workshop also includes content for secondary school teachers and library staff.

Change to this event

This workshop has been expanded to include content for secondary school teachers and school library staff.

Dates, fees, and registration

Date and time Thursday 28 March, 9am to 12:30pm
Fee Free
Registrations close Thursday 21 March, 5pm

Who this professional learning event is for

This event is for primary, intermediate, and secondary school teachers, and school library staff.

Why attend this event

  • Develop strategies to spark curiosity, engage learners, and deepen understanding of New Zealand’s eventful past, especially through questioning.
  • Use a rich collection of resources and tools, including the recently published curiosity cards.
  • Focus on topics relating to New Zealand culture and heritage, in particular, Tuia — Encounters 250.

What you'll learn

  • Understand how rich resources can be used to inspire inquiry and inform deep learning about topics relating to our culture and heritage.
  • Find out how to access digital resources which can relate to your local area and interests.
  • Explore ways to use curiosity cards and create your own.
  • Discover how students and educators can curate New Zealand digital resources in DigitalNZ.

What you'll do

  • Experience using a resource, or a collection of resources, to inspire and inform.
  • Explore ways curiosity cards and their supporting materials can be used in your classroom.
  • Discover the features of DigitalNZ as a search engine and curation platform.

What's provided

Morning tea is provided.

Register or find out more

Registrations closed 5pm 21 March.

For more information, email sandi.faulconbridge@dia.govt.nz

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