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        "We got this!" Preparing for Off-site in the group He Kohinga Rauemi Tautoko - Support Resources for Schools, Kura and EY Centres

        A blog from Maurie Abraham outlining what HPHS has done to prepare for online learning - interesting he calls it 'off-site' rather than 'online' which I think shifts the emphasis and the focus from all learning needing to be online...

        Tags: covid19, online learning, off site learning, teaching and learning

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        • James Hopkins

          Play ideas - complete collection via MoE in the group Play Based Learning

          I've been having a leaf through the play ideas collection that came out of Ministry. It's a really good complete collection that original came from their early years team, but very much has its place with anyone exploring play and wanting to gather some more ideas.  One of the rea...

          Tags: play based learning, strategies, teaching and learning, informing community, professional learning, curriculum

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          • James Hopkins

            "I don't believe in Play Based Learning" What's your go to resource? in the group Play Based Learning

            Mōrena, An interesting conversation with a senior leader over the weekend who categorically stated that she 'didn't believe in Play Based Learning.' I was left somewhat stumped, especially as she was a former junior teacher with a huge level of experience. Being a friendly meeting ...

            Tags: play based learning, strategies, teaching and learning

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            • James Hopkins

              Mid-week short read... Academic vs Play based in the group Play Based Learning

              This is a good short read that initially depicts Play based in a head to head with academic. It does, however, redeem itself at the end. I thought it was a good read to perhaps get into the mind sets of parents with school starting aged children and their expectations as they transition from kind...

              Tags: play based learning, strategies, teaching and learning, informing community, professional learning, curriculum

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