Äta Kitea te Pae – Scanning the Horizon, edited by Beverley Clark and Anne Grey, outlines the many diverse perspectives on early childhood teaching and learning in Aotearoa New Zealand and provides an..
Autoethnography in Early Childhood Education and Care both embraces and explores autoethnography as a methodology in early childhood settings, subsequently broadening discourses within education resea..
In A Child's Work, innovative and widely respected educator Vivian Gussin Paley offers a manifesto against the decline of children's creative time, making the case for the critical role of fantasy pla..
Classroom discipline remains the single most common problem educators face in their day-to-day teaching. Because discipline problems are so prevalent and difficult to solve, many educators and special..
What might a future-oriented school science curriculum look like in Years 1-8? This handbook shares ideas to help you design a coherent, school-based science curriculum that will meet the needs of you..
First ed. published Paihia, N.Z. : C.M. Society, 1844 as: A dictionary of the New Zealand language / William Williams. Reprint. Originally published: 7th ed. Wellington, N.Z.: Government Printer, 1971..
The second edition of Discovery updates, expands and illustrates Helen May's foundation book on the discovery of new and often radical ideas concerning the care and education of young children in inst..
The third edition of Early Childhood Curriculum provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to curriculum theories and approaches in early childhood and early primary settings. Drawing on a c..
Praise for the first edition: '...represents an enormously rich body of research and expertise focused on the objective of taking into account the social, historical and cultural dimensions of everyda..
This book is for anyone who wishes to improve university teaching and learning through systematic inquiry. It provides advice, but also a constructive critique of research methods and, in turn, the au..
Ki Te Whaiao : An Introduction to Mâori Culture and Society, is intended for students of Mâori studies at tertiary institutions. It is also aimed at several other audiences those Mâori who want to kno..
Kia tipu te wairua toi - Fostering the creative spirit: Arts in early childhood education captures the spirit of the New Zealand early childhood curriculum Te Whariki. At the same time, this book show..
Margaret Carr and Wendy Lee have often been asked for a follow-on practical companion to their seminal 2012 book Learning Stories; a complimentary book that provides practical advice for teachers who..
Margaret Carr's seminal work on Learning Stories was first published by SAGE in 2001, and this widely acclaimed approach to assessment has since gained a huge international following. In this new book..
simple and easy to follow steps, Making Classroom Assessment Work shows how teachers can use assessment to boost learning. When students know what needs to be achieved, are responsible for self-asses..
This publication reviews literature related to Maori Maori teaching and learning styles. Manuscripts, archives, government reports, research reports, literature reviews, journal and newspaper articles..
Standing in front of a class of students is challenging enough, but what if they just won't behave? This book will tell you how to start off on the right foot as a new teacher, and how to look after y..
Literacy in early childhood education is set to become a critical part of centre programmes in the near future with the development of a cross-sector long-term National Literacy Goal, the inclusion of..
Nga Hurihanga Ako Kohungahunga - Transformative teaching practices in early childhood education introduces current innovations in early childhood education teaching practice in New Zealand and discuss..
The Professional Practice of Teaching in New Zealand contains information that will help you learn to teach effectively. Written specifically for the New Zealand setting, it highlights the range of kn..
Patton has created the most comprehensive, systematic, and up-to-date review of qualitative methods available. The Third Edition has retained and expanded upon the exhibits, which highlight and summar..
Since its first publication, this book has established a strong reputation for its valuable insights into the evidence-based approaches to effectively teach primary mathematics and the practical theor..
Teaching Primary Science Constructively helps you to create effective science learning experiences for primary students. This bestselling text explains the principles of constructivism and their impli..
An introductory early childhood text specialising in skills and techniques. Offers a blend of theory and practice by describing and demonstrating teaching techniques used in early childhood education,..
The early childhood education sector has become increasingly aware that providing quality early childhood experiences to foster young children's learning and development involves more than simply offe..
Tikanga Maori is the authoritative and accessible introduction to understanding the correct Maori ways of doing things as they were done in the past, as they are done in the present - and as they may ..
Important concepts in Maori culture are defined and discussed in short essay-style definitions in both English and Maori. The traditional knowledge of the ware wananga (school of learning) is drawn up..
Understanding Children and Childhood examines how and why children develop, and how they interact with the people and events in their lives. Emphasising that children grow up in diverse cultural conte..
Understanding the Te Whariki Approach is a much-needed source of information for those wishing to extend and consolidate their understanding of the Te Whariki approach, introducing the reader to an in..
Reverse mathematics trauma and find a universal blueprint for math success In Mathematical Mindsets: Unleashing Students' Potential through Creative Math, Inspiring Messages and Innovative Teaching ma..