Here you will find information about online and offline resources to support teachers. The titles of the online resources link to the relevant websites.
To order offline resources such as books, CDRoms, and DVDs go to the Down the Back of the Chair website.
Rūaumoko - The Rumbling Voice, is an interactive educational digital book narrated by Deaf Māori students in Te Reo Turi/New Zealand Sign Language. It tells the story of Rūaumoko, The Māori God of Earthquakes, and looks at the relationship of this deity to Deaf Māori people. Produced as an educational resource, this digital book was developed over an intensive five day workshop held in conjunction with the Ministry of Education, Kelston Deaf Education Centre, CORE Education Ltd and KIWA Digital.This narration is supported by text and audio in Te Reo Māori and English.
This is the TKI Learning Languages homepage. The site supports teaching and learning of languages in New Zealand schools. It includes information on specific languages, professional support, key resources, assessment, research, ICT and e-Learning, as well as news and events.
The Learning Language Series (LLS) provides multi-media materials designed for teachers and students who are new to language learning. The series is designed for year 7 and 8 students and supports Level 1 and 2 achievement objectives in the curriculum of the respective languages. Learning activities that can be used in the classroom in conjunction with specific units in the course are found on each LLS web page.
Curriculum guidelines developed prior to the introduction of the Learning Languages learning area of the New Zealand Curriculum. These guidelines should be used in conjunction with the proficiency descriptors and achievement objectives of Learning Languages in the New Zealand Curriculum.
This facility allows you to contribute resources about learning languages that you have created for the classroom, or make use of other teachers' resources, such as lesson plans, unit plans, activities, and assessment tasks.