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  • National Facilitator visit to school

    Today we had a visit from Nick Rate our National Facilitator. It was a valuable, relaxed visit with good discussion, reflection and a tour of our classes. The Principal Robyn, other lead teacher Louise, and myself were at the meeting. We started off by reflecting on the recent impact of our...

    Tags: mantar, elearning, reflection

  • Digital Citizenship Professional Reading reflection LT's. NetSafe.

    Key Issues emerging- timely reading particularly for older children and their skills/access/ability that may not necessarily have the citizenship values, start with the protection and gradually teach them to protect themselves - remove the scaffolding. Educators need to increase their own capabli...

    Tags: mantar

  • Facebook for Whanau

    Earlier this year we set up a school facebook page as another means of communicating with our parents and whanau, a task we are always looking for new and engaging ways to go about! Last year at a hui held at school based around Maori achievement, a number of parents indicated that they would be ...

    Tags: parents, whanau, community, facebook, mantar, somerset

  • Mid Year Coordinators Update

    Kate and myself have taken on the shared coordinator role within the Mantar Cluster this year. We were previously both lead teachers within the cluster however our wonderful facilitator for the previous two years moved on to other employment. We have enjoyed the collaborative approach to the lea...

    Tags: mantar, lead teachers, coordinators, leadership, collaboration, cluster, ICTPD

  • Kath Murdoch PD Reflection

        The cluster teachers attended a fantastic session on Inquiry based Learning with Kath Murdoch at Marton School on 3.5.12. Upon discussion, all Lead Teachers found the PD very motivating and beneficial for their staff and where their schools are at with Inquiry. Some of the ...

    Tags: mantar, milestone 5

  • Reflection on TeKids Programme

    Year level: Primary Cluster type: Traditional ICT PD Cluster National Goal: Students to become successful digital citizens Cluster Goal: Students empowered with the skills to learn in a way that enables them to become life-long, 21st Century learners. Intentions The intent of the TeKids prog...

    Tags: reflective summary, students, digital citizenship, primary, Mantar, students as teachers, leadership,