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Smith, Suzanne – Kairaranga, 2023
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a research-based theoretical framework that can be used to design teaching and learning opportunities that are more responsive to the variability of student need in any classroom, although a vast number of teachers appear to know nothing about UDL. One population whose needs are becoming increasingly visible…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Access to Education, Faculty Development
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Burland, Paul; Sleeman, Mike – Kairaranga, 2023
There is considerable evidence supporting the success of the Incredible Years Teacher (IYT) Programme. Despite this, few studies in Aotearoa New Zealand have investigated teachers' ongoing use of IYT strategies once they have completed their training. This research examined whether teachers felt they had embedded the use of IYT strategies in their…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Teacher Attitudes, Self Efficacy, Program Implementation
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Amy Smith; Melissa Derby – Kairaranga, 2023
This paper examines how kaiako (teachers) view professional learning and development training (PLD) in structured literacy (SL) in a Maori-medium immersion context. Through interviews with kaiako in a kura kaupapa Maori (Maori-medium educational setting) who teach students in Years 1-6, and images of the literacy environment to capture some of the…
Descriptors: Pacific Islanders, Faculty Development, Malayo Polynesian Languages, Language of Instruction
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Fiona Mitchell – Kairaranga, 2023
The Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework has the potential to enhance the inclusive practices of teachers with autistic learners in their classes. This study examines the extent to which the UDL framework is currently being used as a model for the inclusion of autistic learners in New Zealand primary schools. This study gathered data from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Students with Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorders
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Oxley, Margaret – Kairaranga, 2020
As a facilitator of the Incredible Years for Teachers Programme (IYT), I have found that the classroom management strategies participant teachers learned during the 6-month programme period have not been embedded and sustained in their use through time. This inquiry investigated the benefits and barriers to IYT being spontaneously, consistently…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Teacher Attitudes, Workshops, Classroom Techniques
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Dharan, Vijaya – Kairaranga, 2020
With a conservative estimate of 1 in 100 children thought to be on the autism spectrum (Ministry of Health, n.d.), this article reports on findings from a preliminary exploratory national study of parents of children aged 0-21 with ASD. Using an e-survey questionnaire and focus groups, the study sought to understand the supports that were…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Family Needs, Childhood Needs
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Singh, Suminthra – Kairaranga, 2019
The primary objective of this small-scale study was to identify ways in which Resource Teachers: Learning and Behaviour (RTLB) can work with teachers to implement evidence-based practices for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) within an inclusive educational system. With the increasing prevalence of children with ASD in mainstream…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Evidence Based Practice, Children, Autism
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Hunter, Jodie – Kairaranga, 2019
This research paper focuses on the successful implementation of play-based learning (PBL) environments within the New Zealand mainstream primary school sector. In particular, the focus is on the role of Resource Teachers: Learning and Behaviour (RTLB) in supporting the implementation of PBL within the junior classes of Year 0 to Year 2. A review…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Play, Teaching Methods, Elementary Education
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Clark-Howard, Kayleen – Kairaranga, 2019
Inclusive education expects that all students are welcome and that teachers focus on adapting environments so every student can be present, participate, learn and belong. This article summarises a mixed methods, small-scale inquiry which investigated how a sample of 44 New Zealand secondary school teachers understand inclusion and how this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Secondary School Teachers, Teaching Methods
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Garland, Kate; Doell, Elizabeth; Jackson, Jayne – Kairaranga, 2018
Children's challenging behaviour in classrooms can have negative effects on students and teachers. The New Zealand Government is funding Incredible Years Teacher (IYT) professional learning and development (PLD) to provide teachers with classroom management skills to manage young children's challenging behaviour. This research explored how…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Classroom Techniques, Program Implementation
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McLaughlin, Tara Way; Budd, Julia; Clendon, Sally – Kairaranga, 2017
Collaboration is an essential component of optimal educational planning. In order to collaborate effectively, it is important that information from all of those involved with the learner is used to develop a multi-dimensional understanding of the child/youth. Yet the identification, sharing and collating of this key information can be a difficult…
Descriptors: Educational Planning, Guides, Interdisciplinary Approach, Foreign Countries
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Quinn, Lynette – Kairaranga, 2017
The issue of behaviour management is one that is consistently reported as a concern facing teachers in today's classrooms. This study, which surveyed 110 teachers of Year 1 to Year 4 students, examined the behaviour management training teacher respondents had received both pre-service and inservice, as well as the behaviour management strategies…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Faculty Development, Teacher Attitudes, Preservice Teacher Education
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Arnold, Joanne – Kairaranga, 2017
This research paper centres on a professional inquiry across Resource Teachers: Learning and Behaviour (RTLB) clusters within New Zealand that explored the role induction played in the ongoing development of new RTLB's professional identity. A review of the literature was timely as although the RTLB service has the RTLB Toolkit, induction…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Special Education Teachers, Beginning Teacher Induction, Foreign Countries
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Starr, Sandra – Kairaranga, 2017
Teacher-talk is a key tool for engaging students in learning. This report examines a process whereby data was used to support teachers in reflecting on their teacher-talk. The context for the study was a small rural New Zealand area school with predominantly Maori students and staff. Emphasis was on strategies that engage, in particular, Maori…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learner Engagement, Teaching Methods, Rural Schools
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Mattioni, Loreto; Green, Vanessa A.; Hodis, Flaviu; Lynch, Tegan E. – Kairaranga, 2016
Cyberbullying has become a serious problem that can have significant long-term effects on students' mental health and academic outcomes. Given that most cyberbullying experiences involve individuals from a student's school environment, it is important to examine the views of school staff on cyberbullying to develop appropriate prevention and…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Intervention, Gender Differences
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