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Kent Somerville
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Maths PD with Jo Knox
This year Pt England are under going professional development with Jo Know from the university of Auckland. In this session Jo went over some of the basics, to remind us of how simple and yet complex teaching maths can be! Some take outs for me were: Knowle...
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How To: Hapara Teacher Dashboard
A tool that we use daily in Manaiakalani is the Hapara Teacher Dashboard. However, I have become aware that many of our new staff here at Pt England have a very rudimentary working knowledge of Hapara Teacher Dashboard. Through taking a number of toolkits a...
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Dave Winter and I have put together this presentation to help make your use of the Google Suite more efficient. This includes tips like: shortcuts for making a copy of a google doc, Using quick view instead of opening a doc, Shift Z... it is your friend and many others!
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Google Suite - Tips for Efficiency
Dave Winter and I have put together this presentation to help make your use of the Google Suite more efficient. This includes tips like: shortcuts for making a copy of a google doc, Using quick view instead of opening a doc, Shift Z... it is your friend and...
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Maths PD with Jo Knox
This year Pt England are under going professional development with Jo Know from the university of Auckland. In this session Jo went over some of the basics, to remind us of how simple and yet complex teaching maths can be! Some take outs for me were: Knowle...
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2017 Inquiry: Broadening Extension Maths Learners
How do you effectively broaden the understanding of an extension maths student, particularly number knowledge and the application of this, in a way that is engaging and effective. In 2017 for my inquiry I have selected the following  Manaiakalani Community ...
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How do you effectively broaden the understanding of an extension maths student, particularly number knowledge and the application of this, in a way that is engaging and effective. In 2017 for my inquiry I have selected the following  Manaiakalani Community ...
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Teaching as Inquiry - Focus for 2017
Photo Attribution In 2017 Pt England school’s inquiry focus is Mathematics.  This is in response to the analysis of our own teacher gathered data as well as official data from the Woolf Fisher Research Centre. My inquiry is going to consist of two different...
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Term 3 Reflection: Using Text Sets
Term 3 has been all about the creation and use of text sets. Text sets... what are those I hear you ask? This is a group of readings - some compulsory, some not - that's sole purpose is to build student's knowledge around a topic or focus. For example, see ...
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Extended Readings - How to get the best bang for buck?
Image attribution:  http://www.dianechinn.com/ During the last two terms I have been focussing my inquiry around what is it that I am doing  to bring about a change to my student's learning. The evidence gathered from formative assessments, group teaching a...
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