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Nicola Wells
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Biology Teacher, Avid Reader, Learner for Life
Biology Teacher, Avid Reader, Learner for Life

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KPop Sound and Light Literacy Data!
I'm pretty happy with this :) Please peruse at your own leisure. The interventions between the pre and post test will be shared soon!
KPop Sound and Light Literacy Data!
KPop Sound and Light Literacy Data!
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Create - Try New Things
Create - Try New Things
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Science and Mātauranga Māori
This week my new Year 11 class are starting the Physics 1.1 internal, worth 4 credits. About 50% of my class is Māori, so I thought it was really important to spend some time showing students that: a) Science can be fascinating and helps to answer all kinds...
Science and Mātauranga Māori
Science and Mātauranga Māori
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The more a Year 9 studies using practice questions and seeking feedback, the more likely they are to do better on their exam! Amazing. Who'da thunk? To be fair, the R2 value is only about 0.45 so not as strong relationship as I originally thought I'd find - but there nonetheless.
Study and Success
Study and Success
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Sentence Types and Student Assessment Task Overhaul
During the holidays - on my birthday - I went to the WTE National Writing Conference and the keynote in the morning alone was worth getting up early for. I took all my notes on a Presentation, which is here for you to view below or view at  this link . I ab...
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Guiding Literacy with Year 11
I have a lovely, lovely Year 11 class this year. They're an absolute mix of abilities but most of them seem really driven to achieve. At the start of the year I asked them which standards they would like to do, and which topics from the junior years they fe...
Guiding Literacy with Year 11
Guiding Literacy with Year 11
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Learn - Research - Literature Review
Learn - Research - Literature Review
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Making Hangi and Learning Literacy in Science. Please do visit student's blogs and leave some comments on their recounts / their science writing about energy in hangi / their use of one of the 3 types of sentences from our "How to Write Well" lesson!
Hangi In Science
Hangi In Science
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Hangi In Science
We've had Mike Stone come to visit and provide professional development for us around Culturally Responsive Pedagogy recently. Last week she put up a slide that said " Beyond the Hangi unit ."  I thought, "uh-oh." I did a hangi thing with 9TGn two weeks ago...
Hangi In Science
Hangi In Science
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Year 9 KPop and Literacy in Science
My Year 9 class has been learning about energy, sound, light and sight in the context of KPop this term because of their fascination with it (and Japan, and anime).. This activity took three days but I believe it was completely worth it! First, we spent an ...
Year 9 KPop and Literacy in Science
Year 9 KPop and Literacy in Science
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