Pam Grossman

Just last week the University invited Pam Grossman from Stanford to visit the university. AATEL organised a lecture with her and of course, I learnt so much. The topic was teaching complex texts, as well as enabling students to learn how to deal independently with increasingly complex texts. Here is a quick list of the […]

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Pasifika and the road to success

My early morning lecture begun with one of the most interesting and enjoyable lectures I have had this year. The lecturer Fa’amalua Tipi outlined ways in which, as teachers, we could effectively teach Pasifika students. Although I’m Pakeha myself, by 2050 60% of New Zealand children will identify as either Maori or Pasifika, so this is […]

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