Literacy & The Arts

Dr. Tim Shanahan - What is Disciplinary Literacy?

Making Language and learning Work - Strategies within each clip

Cultural Responsive Pedagogy

ED TALK: A culturally responsive pedagogy of relations (VIDEOS)

Culturally Responsive Practice:LeadSpace



Subject-specific Links & Resources

Team Solutions wiki
Resources, links and templates workshops and links to facilitator wikis for teachers and school leaders.

Learning Languages Wiki - Secondary Achievement Contract
Language support for middle leaders and teachers. Dee Edwards

Pasifika Languages Wiki
Support material for Pasifika language teachers in Auckland, including all things Pasifika. Siliva Gaugatao.

Technology Wiki
Support for technology teachers. Lesley Pearce.

Social sciences wiki
Support for social science teachers. Shirley Beazley.

Welcome to the Auckland/Northland Secondary Mathematics and Statistics.
Support for mathematics

Maths lead teachers wiki
Support for mathematics lead teachers. Marie Hirst

Secondary PRT wiki
Support for PRTs, OTTs and mentor teachers in secondary education. Cheryl Harvey.

Te Hikoitanga PLC

Fiona Grant's professional learning blog


Marking resources for e-asTTle writing (revised)

5 Easy Ways to Incorporate Writing in Your Classroom

Do you know what your students are learning? (And do you care?)

Academic Phrasebank
The Academic Phrasebank is a general resource for academic writers. It aims to provide you with examples of some of the phraseological "nuts and bolts" of writing organised according to the main sections of a research paper or dissertation (see the menu on the left). Other phrases are listed under the more general communicative functions of academic writing.

Writing Complete, Grammatically Correct Sentences

Fun with Sentence Construction


Encouraging reading for pleasure: What the research says on reading for pleasure

Strategies for Reading Comprehension

Ready to Read resource: Have you been in to check it out yet?

Great ideas around supporting and encouraging children to read.

· Reading at home (This page also has the 'Help your child become a reader' brochure for download in English, Māori, Cook Island Māori, Samoan, Tongan, Niuean and Tokelauan.)

· Boys and reading

· Engaging teens with reading

· Libraries supporting Māori learners

· Reading aloud Ithis page has a downloadable brochure

· Summer slide and holiday reading

· School staff as readers

Creating readers - National Library of New Zealand

Create Readers - Engaging readers (BLOG)

Ten read-aloud commandments

Comprehension Strategies Instruction Incorporating Vocabulary and Fluency in the Middle Years of Schooling