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Perera, Druinie M.; Fepulea'i, Michelle; Ley, Dianne – Kairaranga, 2019
Research into the effectiveness of SPRING into Maths as a Tier 2 intervention is limited. This article aims to extend the evidence base for SPRING into Maths through reflective practice that links practitioner voice with theory. The article applies a theoretical lens to SPRING into Maths and provides insights into the journey of a group of…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Instruction, Instructional Effectiveness
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Tweed, Brian – Kairaranga, 2019
In this piece, I recount some events in which I was called upon to speak in te reo Ma ori on behalf of others in a variety of formal situations. I call this being 'on the paepae' but the paepae should be understood more properly as the paepae tapu. I will leave the further explanation of this for others who should rightly speak about such things.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pacific Islanders, Indigenous Populations, Indigenous Knowledge
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Jongens, Tracey – Kairaranga, 2017
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is the term to describe the range of adverse effects that can occur when a fetus is exposed to alcohol. At present in New Zealand there are no definitive statistics on the extent of FASD as a prevalence study has not been undertaken. However, as reported in the New Zealand Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder…
Descriptors: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Males, At Risk Persons, Adolescents
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Stone, Mike – Kairaranga, 2017
In recent years, New Zealand schools have been challenged to cater for increasing numbers of students in material hardship without comprehensive support. New Zealand once led the world in putting equity at the centre of education policy and practice, this is no longer the case. Recent Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, At Risk Students, Low Income Students
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Tapper, Nicholas; Horsley, Jenny – Kairaranga, 2017
Before graduating from my year as a student in an initial teacher education programme, I am tasked with demonstrating my ability to show how I am able to achieve equitable outcomes for 'priority student groups'. My success or failure in this hinges on a number of factors. Arguably, the most important factor is the quality of practice I observe…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Equal Education, Geography Instruction, Student Diversity
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Jackson, Graeme – Kairaranga, 2017
Physical education (PE) is often perceived as a learning area of lesser importance than others, for instance literacy and numeracy. Arguments for raising its status and gaining a greater share in the school day founder on uncertainty as to just what is educational about it, and on the view that really it is no more than skill acquisition and…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Educational Change, Elementary School Students, Teaching Methods
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McNeil, Steve – Kairaranga, 2016
A crunch point in the maths development of some children is Year 4. At this point it becomes obvious they are not only well-below national standards, but they are experiencing such a degree of difficulty in learning maths that they are still working at a Year 1 level or below. This is exemplified by a case study of a student referred to the…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Learning Problems, Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Students
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Moffat, Thecla Kudakwashe; Laureta, Binky; Rana, Lata – Kairaranga, 2016
In early childhood education [ECE] settings, teachers need to be conscious of the diverse learning needs of individual children in their care. Meeting individual needs has roots in the rights discourse which aims to promote human rights, social justice and inclusion, removing barriers that may hinder learning for children with diverse needs…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Teachers, Social Justice
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Morkel, Vicki; McLaughlin, Tara – Kairaranga, 2015
This article discusses social and emotional competence and its importance in young children's development. Foundations for children's social and emotional competence are developed during the early years and are linked with school success and later-in-life well-being. We discuss three factors affecting children's social and emotional interactions…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Child Development, Academic Achievement
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Jacobs, Michael – Kairaranga, 2015
Our cluster receives a number of referrals from schools requesting support with the implementation of assistive technology tools (particularly word prediction software) to support struggling reluctant writers. It is widely acknowledged that writing is pivotal for academic success, and when a learner has difficulty expressing their ideas they often…
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, Computer Software, Academic Achievement, Teaching Methods
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McAllum, Ruth – Kairaranga, 2014
This paper highlights reciprocal teaching as an inclusive instructional strategy that has been shown to improve reading comprehension and metacognitive skills. It provides a conceptual background to reciprocal teaching and examines its purpose, strengths and weaknesses. The notion of reciprocal teaching as an evidence-based practice is also…
Descriptors: Reciprocal Teaching, Reflection, Educational Practices, Reading Comprehension
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McDonnell, Scott – Kairaranga, 2014
Daniel Ling created the "Ling Sound Test" (auditory assessment tool) and it was first published in the book titled "Speech and the Hearing-Impaired Child: Theory and Practice" (Ling,1976). The philosophy behind Ling's sound test is to use a range of speech sounds that largely represents the speech spectrum from 250-8000 Hz…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Auditory Tests, Acoustics, Phonemes
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Greaney, Keith; Arrow, Alison – Kairaranga, 2014
In a recent study we (Greaney & Arrow, 2009) undertook an analysis of the types of spelling errors that students had made during a National Education Monitoring Project writing task (Crooks, Flockton & White, 2007). We discussed several issues related to spelling, including the value of analysing students' error-response patterns as a way…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Phonology, Spelling, Error Patterns
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Burkett, Lesley – Kairaranga, 2014
Students from low socio-economic backgrounds in New Zealand face many disadvantages when it comes to education, and, despite government initiatives, the disparity between the poor and the well-off continues to grow in this country. New Zealand is among several countries where income inequalities are large and the impact of socio-economic…
Descriptors: Poverty, Social Differences, Socioeconomic Background, Student Behavior
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Allison, Judy; Craig, Shirley – Kairaranga, 2014
This paper discusses the Boxall Profile as an assessment and intervention framework designed to support disadvantaged children in mainstream schools. The Boxall Profile was developed in the 1970s in the United Kingdom by Marjorie Boxall to identify children who had come into school unprepared to meet the demands of classroom life and needed…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Elementary School Students, Social Support Groups, Profiles
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