Teachers from Burnside Primary share the findings of their multi-year focus on supporting and improving oral language in the early primary years
School-wide approaches to building oral language confidence and capability
Some initial thinking on National’s ‘return to basics’ education policy announcement
An attempt to unpack, with some degree of nuance, some thoughts on National's curriculum policy
What concerns me most about the education system in New Zealand
Why increasing polarisation, and the growing inability of many people involved in education to listen to, or constructively engage competing ideas or approaches is problematic.
Does it really need to be like this?
Issues with how we support children with additional learning needs.
Some considerations around the science of learning
Why a broad engagement with the science of learning is important
The science of learning; The most important thing for school leaders to know about
Why everyone needs to know about the science of learning
Why is The Education Hub looking at curriculum design and instructional materials?
Why we're launching a survey to capture teachers' experiences of curriculum design and teaching materials
How to take a culturally responsive approach to teaching mathematics in primary school
Key insights from the webinar with Professor Jodie Hunter on effective, culturally responsive maths teaching in primary school.
What teachers need to know about digital reading
The key insights from our webinar with Professor Naomi Baron on the research into reading print versus digital texts.
Teaching spelling in primary and intermediate schools
Key principles and strategies for teaching spelling across all levels of primary school.
Effective vocabulary instruction
The importance of vocabulary knowledge and how to teach it in literacy programmes and across the curriculum.
Reflecting on The Education Hub as an organization
Our priorities for the year and how they connect to our raison d'être
Supporting oral language in primary schools
Emma Nahna joined us for a follow-up webinar to explore in more detail strategies teachers can employ to support oral language development across the primary school years
Exploring big ideas in education
A new webinar series, which aims to promote discussion on important, complex, and at times competing ideas relevant to the future of New Zealand’s education system.
Why our schools need both Apollo and Dionysus
The importance of supporting students to utilise knowledge creatively and flexibly.
Reading in the digital age
Professor Emerita Naomi Baron of American University discussed the extensive research from the past decade that has explored the nature and impact of reading digitally
Why oral language is foundational for literacy
Powerful practices for building oral language capability from our webinar with speech language therapist Emma Nahna
Oral language foundations for literacy
Speech language therapist and literacy consultant Emma Nahna talks about the fundamental importance of oral language as part a broad, rich literacy programme
Supporting gifted students in schools
Key insights from our webinar with Justine and Madelaine from the New Zealand Centre for Gifted Education.