Tagged: stuff

The Gap is Closing

In response to: Hekia Parata: Improved Maori education shows gap is closing Key Points Data used by Hekia Parata is from 2008 to 2014. Why didn’t she use 2015 Data which would have been more...

The Cost of Free Education

Families struggle to afford the rising cost of back-to-school requirements Free Education Firstly, I want to point out that this is purely my thoughts on this, and only using my view as a teacher...

Teachers with Mental illness investigated

Firstly; I’m a teacher. Secondly; I suffer from depression. Thirdly; I’m a teacher with depression. Yes; every part of my life is affected by my mental illness. That does not stop me from being...

Ministry website ‘gold-plated’?

The Ministry of Education has spent a whopping $1.2million on a new website. Source: Ministry website ‘gold-plated’? I am dumbfounded. Absolutely speechless. For once, two of my main passions collide for the first time...

Picture Books and Literacy Learning

Picture Books and Literacy Learning

I was perplexed, astonished, gobsmacked, and bewildered when I read this article this morning. Picture books hurt reading, says linguist Pamela Protheroe Read Article – Stuff.co.nz There are very few words I can say...