Handbook for School Officers Tonga 2014 - 2017

 This Handbook is a summary of the processes and strategies used by Accent Learning over a three year Pilot Activity with School Officers and nine pilot schools. Attachment:  Handbook for School Officers...

Building a Deep Understanding of Word Meanings.

This needs to be modelled first by the teacher and then it can be done as a small group activity prior to reading a text where the word is used.The example below reminds us that there are many words in...

Teaching science through literacy

With most of the professional development focus in primary and intermediate teaching going on literacy and numeracy in recent years, other “rich subject areas” have perhaps been a bit neglected,...

Have some fun with a diagnostic pseudoword spelling test.

  Use this test to find out:who might be dyslexicwho has trouble writing long vowels correctlywho has trouble with Latinate endingswho does not understand when to double letters to keep vowels...

Poverty Impacts on Leaning Symposium 24 May

We at Accent Learning were delighted with the response and participation at the Poverty Impacts on Learning symposium we hosted recently.To all the friends and colleagues who couldn't make it, as well...

Schools taking action

Accent Learning’s Poverty Impacts on Learning symposium in May included truly inspiring presentations from four school principals: Kiri Smith Natone Park, Eddie Uluilelata Rangikura, John...
Prof Jonathan Boston

Tackling child poverty to improve educational performance

Rates of child poverty in New Zealand are well above those of the best performing OECD countries and this has been the case for more than two decades. Attachment:...

Facebook for KiVa

  Join our conversations on Facebook via the link below. Facebook page Add your own views and ideas and watch out for anti-bullying news, media reports and other relevant information.  ...
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