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Whyte, Barbara; Deane, Penny – Teachers and Curriculum, 2017
Summative assessment and explicit teaching are on the increase in New Zealand primary and intermediate learning spaces; either, or both, frequently used by teachers to assist with requirements for National Standards. Combined use means learning destinations are set by teachers within convergent practice, allowing little room for student…
Descriptors: Summative Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Observation, Reflection
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Whyte, Barbara; House, Nik; Keys, Nikki – Teachers and Curriculum, 2016
The New Zealand Ministry of Education encourages schools to update to flexible learning spaces and activate teaching approaches that augment such physical settings. Many schools have embraced the concept of innovative learning environments (ILE) and team teaching, motivating a trend fast gaining popularity in New Zealand primary schools. However,…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Educational Innovation, Educational Practices, Teaching Models
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Whyte, Barbara – Teachers and Curriculum, 2005
Why is it that some New Zealand primary schools invite and welcome beginning teachers, known as Provisionally Registered Teachers (PRTs), to be part of their staff? A narrative is presented here of one New Zealand primary school that employs several beginning teachers at a time. Information was generated from interviews with 1) the senior…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Beginning Teachers, Interviews