The 4-8pm workshop with Nathan Mikaere Wallis certainly kicked off in true Nathan style. Engaging from the start, with many anecdotal tales, Nathan certainly knows his topic well. And, with Maori heritage himself, this is an area he is clearly passionate about.
A few key messages from Nathan, among many more, were-
Adopt a risk-taking response to using te reo-
Most teachers are not racist bigots, they are kind natured people who want to make a difference.
With a turn out of over 40 teachers, from as far away as Greymouth and the Rai Valley for our holiday course by Gail Loane, there are going to be some very inspired students during their writing sessions in term four!
Every time I see Gail present there is more and more to reflect on and teaching practices to adapt, making some simple modifications to truly meet the needs of the students and move them forward in their learning.
I'm amazed at how much Gail manages to pack into a day, but here are so...
Professor Guy Claxton (UK) of 'Building Learning Power' fame will be visiting New Zealand in March 2016. Lancewood Education (Nelson) is working in partnership with The Learning Network (Auckland) to bring Guy to Nelson on Friday 11th March for a full day course.
Below is an introductory clip where Prof. Guy Claxton talks about the concept of Building Learning Power, with just a few changes to your teaching practice that support the philosophical reasoning of why many of us got into teaching in the f...
With much excitement I'm pleased to announce two upcoming courses that will be running in Nelson in Term 3, 2015-
Charlotte Wilkinson writes for Pearson Mathematics and is the name you will see on the front cover of their text books. Charlotte also produces a series of math resources under her own brand 'The Wilkie Way'; these will be available for sale at the courses.
Charlotte will be running two courses: Numbers and The Number System: Place Value - the full story (Wednesday 26th 3:30-5:30pm), and F...
After years of thought and months of research I am very proud to present to you Lancewood Education. Lancewood Education is looking forward to working with inspiring educators and researchers to bring the latest in quality teaching practices and pedagogy to schools in our region, thus ensuring our children continue to be inspired to learn and be the best they can be!
Lancewood Education has been working with principals across a number of schools in Nelson to work out strategies to best implement...