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Melody McCombe

Melody McCombe

Melody McCombe is a team leader at a large urban intermediate school in New Zealand, as well as being the staff elected member of its board of trustees. Passionate about deep learning, she believes SOLO is her key tool to enable this. Her conference presentations include a workshop on SOLO Taxonomy in 2017 to assist teachers to deepen students’ thinking about the key competencies. Melody has a Master of Education (Distinction), a higher diploma of teaching, a language teaching diploma and a diploma of teaching children with special needs. On a 2014 educational scholarship, she travelled to Japan to study the Japanese language.

Essential Resources believes in learning. We help teachers teach and students learn.

Our resources are strongly grounded in what works in the classroom, giving teachers lesson plans, tools and strategies they need to make a difference. They support students’ learning through every stage of their schooling, ensuring students excel and can apply their learning to numerous meaningful contexts.

Engaging and of high interest, they are developed to provide students with the skills necessary to become analytical thinkers, problem solvers and idea generators, and to succeed in a multinational work environment.