21 August / Free
Matamata College Library, 121 Firth St, Matamata
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.
Dates, fees, and registration
|Date and time||Wednesday 21 August, 1pm to 4pm|
|Registrations close||Wednesday 14 August, 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.
Afternoon tea is provided.
Register or find out more
Registrations closed 5pm 14 August 2019.
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