Te Reo Pākehā
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.
This is a site for New Zealand teachers of English, year 1–13. It includes news, teaching and learning sequences (unit plans and lesson plans), a teacher resource exchange, reviewed resources, mailing lists, planning material, assessment, NCEA, and more.
This section of the NZQA website provides links to all resources for NCEA English. It includes unit and achievement standard documents, assessment matrices, standard reviews, moderators' newsletters, assessment specifications, exam papers, assessment schedules and judgments, circulars, and student exemplars as they are collected.
A site to help all primary teachers and secondary teachers respond to the needs of their English language learners. The site features online resources for ESOL specialists, and teachers – both primary and secondary. It also includes a teacher resource exchange, case studies of school initiatives, teaching strategies, units of work for teachers, links to professional readings, a discussion forum, and useful websites for teachers and students.
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 facility allows you to contribute resources about English that you have created for the classroom, or make use of other teachers' resources, such as lesson plans, unit plans, activities, and assessment tasks.