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Education: Literacy & Languages

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English Resources

Ko te reo te tuakiri
Ko te reo tōku ahurei
Ko te reo te ora

Language is my identity
Language is my uniqueness
Language is life.

 

 

 

 

Classroom Resources

 

Online dictionaries and encyclopedias

Literacy Resources

Classroom Resources

TESOL/ESL

ESOL from TKI

The Internet TESL Journal A monthly web journal of articles, lessons, techniques, activities and more.

Interesting Things for ESL Students Puzzles, quizzes and wordgames for ESL students.

Resources on Teaching ESOL from the Central Library

Languages

Ko tōu reo, ko tōku reo,
te tuakiri tangata.
Tīhei uriuri, tīhei nakonako.

Your voice and my voice are expressions of identity.
May our descendants live on and our hopes be fulfilled.

Learning Languages on TKI

French: Ideas and resources for teachers in NZ

Japanese: NZ Association of Japanese Language Teachers

Curriculum documents

Learning Languages from the "New Zealand Curriculum" 2007
Learning Languages Curriculum Achievement Objectives 2007

The links below are to the online version if one exists and to the library's catalogue if there is no online version.
Chinese in the New Zealand Curriculum
1995
Cook Islands Maori in the New Zealand Curriculum
2004
English in the New Zealand Curriculum
1994
French in the New Zealand Curriculum
2002
German in the New Zealand Curriculum
2002
Japanese in the New Zealand Curriculum
1998
Korean in the New Zealand Curriculum: draft
1998
New Zealand Sign Language in the New Zealand Curriculum
2006
Te Reo Maori in the New Zealand Curriculum: draft
2007
Te Reo Maori i roto i te Marautanga o Aotearoa
1996
Samoan in the New Zealand Curriculum
1996
Spanish in the New Zealand Curriculum
1995
Tongan in the New Zealand Curriculum
2007
Vagahau Niue in the New Zealand Curriculum
2007

 

Adult Literacy

Literacy, Language and Numeracy from the TEC. Includes the government's 2008-2012 Action Plan, the Adult Literacy and Life Skills survey, information on providers and funding, the Adult Literacy and Numeracy Assessment Tool being developed by the TEC, and more.

New Zealand Literacy Portal. Focusses on Adult Literacy.

Websites with useful information about dyslexia or assisting dyslexics

http://www.bdadyslexia.org.uk/about-dyslexia/further-information/dyslexia-research-information-.html

http://archive.excellencegateway.org.uk/article.aspx?o=126785

http://www.equality.leeds.ac.uk/for-staff/good-practice-guidance/teaching-and-supporting-students-with-dyslexia-or-other-specific-learning-difficulty/

http://www.dyslexic.com/library

http://www.gow.org/page.cfm?p=343http://www.brightknowledge.org/knowledge-bank/practical-advice/advice-and-support/dyslexia-study-tips

 

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