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06/03/2013

Edtalks

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EDtalks features videos from conferences and seminars, institutes, and schools. The online searchable archive includes clips covering a wide range of themes including leadership, eportfolios, inquiry, curriculum, change, futures, ICT, learning communities, and much more.

Schools and individuals are free to download the video files for use in whole staff or personal professional learning. This can be done by downloading directly from the website.

These are just a few of the clips available relating to Māori achievement:

Te reo Māori in English medium schools | EDtalks

Tamara Bell challenges teachers in English medium schools to increase achievement for Māori students by teaching te reo Māori. Tamara works for CORE Education as a National Facilitator for the Blended eLearning team and an Online Facilitator for Te Manawa Pou Te Reo Māori Online.

Critical elements for raising Māori achievement | EDtalks

Phoebe Davis, Te Marautanga o Aotearoa (TMoA) facilitator and team leader for the Tai Tokerau and Tamaki Makaurau regions, discusses two key elements for raising Māori achievement: forming relationships with students and whanau; and being culturally located.

Te Reo Māori: Retaining the essence | EDtalks

Beth Dixon is a Te Marautanga o Aotearoa Regional Coordinator for CORE Education. In this EDtalk Beth emphasises the importance of including an appreciation of the richness and beauty of Te Reo Māori, rather than just formulaic words and phrases when planning a Te Reo programme in a school curriculum.

Curriculum and pedagogy

Professor Wally Penetito of Victoria University presents his keynote presentation 'Curriculum and pedagogy: A Māori cultural framework for pre-service mainstream teacher education' at the 2010 International Symposium on Classroom Research, hosted by The Graham Nuthall Classroom Research Trust.

Hangarau: The past informs the future

Wharehoka Wano is Te Marautanga o Aotearoa Regional Coordinator for CORE Education. He talks about the development of Hangarau; how capturing the knowledge of the past practices of our tūpuna and the ways they met their everyday needs can be applied in the current curriculum to prepare our students for the future. 

Professional responsibility to Māori students.

CORE Education's Maria Tibble is Te Marautanga o Aotearoa (TMoA) facilitator for the Waikato region. She discusses the professional responsibility that teachers have to ensure that their practice is effective and current, and points out that this responsibility extends to Māori students and the classroom practices that allow them to achieve. 

Culture counts in the classroom.

CORE Education's Maria Tibble, Te Marautanga o Aotearoa (TMoA) facilitator for the Waikato region, discusses the importance of teachers locating themselves culturally and thereby allowing Māori students to do the same.

Language, culture, identity, and raising student achievement | EDtalks

Keynote speakers Deanne Thomas and Wharehoka Wano, Kaihautu Māori for CORE Education, describe their personal learning journey and provide the historical context for raising student achievement for Māori students through language, culture and identity. De and Whare explore the ways that achievement in Kapa Haka and sports might be transferred and extended to achievement in literacy and numeracy.

A culturally responsive pedagogy of relations | EDtalks

Russell Bishop is Professor of Māori Education at the University of Waikato and director of Te Kotahitanga. Russell talks about the need to provide a classroom context where caring and learning relationships, paramount to the educational performance of Māori students, can be developed.

Habits of mind in our Kura | EDtalks 

Kathe Tawhiwhirangi-Perry is a National ICTPD facilitator for CORE Education, and Deputy Principal at Te Ara Whanui Kura Kaupapa Māori. She describes in some detail the process undertaken by staff at the kura as they worked to infuse their Habits of Mind kura-wide.

Leadership and struggling students | EDtalks 

In this video, recorded at the 2011 Education Leaders Forum, Professor of Economics at Lincoln University, Paul Dalziel, discusses what it means to be an education leader in New Zealand in light of worrying statistics involving Māori and Pasifika students. Keynote speakers Deanne Thomas and Wharehoka Wano, Kaihautu Māori for CORE Education, describe their personal learning journey and provide the historical context for raising student achievement for Māori students through language, culture and identity. De and Whare explore the ways that achievement in Kapa Haka and sports might be transferred and extended to achievement in literacy and numeracy.

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