To celebrate 2023, here is the A to Z of Essential Resources. We’re highlighting our top new releases, some long-time favourites, and the unique service we provide. Enjoy!
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It may be baby steps at first, but soon it will be strides. First Steps with SOLO Taxonomy shows primary and secondary school teachers how to implement this powerful model of learning.
Aotearoa New Zealand and You and Discovering Aotearoa New Zealand – two series of engaging Aotearoa New Zealand Histories resources that align with the refreshed curriculum and create meaningful learning.
Dawn McMillan is an internationally recognised writer of picture books and educational texts. Her background is primary school teaching, with a special interest in writing and reading processes. She offers an insider’s guide to narrative writing.
Author Anne Houghton discusses how narrative approaches, such as Learning Stories, create meaningful documentation for the child, their families and educators. Meaningful enough to keep under the pillow.
Dr Helen Walls, The Writing Teacher, explains why we should move away from constructivism and towards explicit teaching.
Be ready to go when 2024 rolls in with The Essential Planner. Eye-catching designs and tailor-made for primary and intermediate school, this is the essential NZ teacher planner.
Including music as a meaningful part of the curriculum can be challenging, particularly for those teachers unfamiliar with the subject. We draw on our primary school music resources to bring you easy and engaging activities to incorporate music into your classroom.