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In her research paper ‘ Whakawhanaungatanga – Culturally responsive teaching in the Drama Classroom’ (NZ Journal of research in Performing Arts Education) Tracey Lynn Codey discusses drama strategies and practice to engage Maori learners in a culturally responsive way. 1,158 more words

02 Promoting Well - Being

Approaches: What is ako?

What is it?

Ako means both teach and learn. It’s a reciprocal relationship where the educator is also learning from the student.

Ako refers to traditional Māori thinking about the transfer and absorption of skills, knowledge, wisdom, experience, much of which has traditionally occurred in the course of everyday activities. 234 more words


Hindi ko alam kung ako lang pero kakaiba ang habol ko sa kwento
Ako iyong tipo ng tao gusto nang malaman agad ang dulo
Pakiramdam ko kasi madali lang magpauto sa sasabihin sa simula, 921 more words


Kataga: Nanalo Siya

KATAGA is a collection of poems. Ito ay nagpapatungkol sa mga salita o ‘kataga’ na binibitawan ng mga tao, maaring sa pang karaniwang araw o sa mga makabuluhang pangyayari. 233 more words

Hindi ko alam(tula)

Hindi ko alam kung ano ang mas masakit,


Yung isipin na may ginagawa siya kasama ang iba,

Yung mga bagay na hindi mo kayang gawin, 353 more words

VIDEO: Marquette Radio's Battle of the Bands

Last night, Marquette University’s Union Sports Annex saw some very bright spots in both the campus music scene, as well as the Milwaukee music scene. Performances from Three Unassisted, Bear In Mind, Eye & I, Brave You,  The Red Flags, Ako, Ben Wagner, and TableForFour showcased a diverse array of talent, with the winner receiving three performance slots, including an opening gig for An Evening Tigernite at The Tonic Tavern next Thursday! 48 more words


Middle Leader Development

Last week I attended an online webinar led by an Australian principal.  She began: “The effectiveness of the leader will be tied to the respect that the leader can command and that will be generated by the character of the leader and the virtues she can display consistently and truthfully.” She spoke about how the work of teachers and leaders in a school is a moral task, the importance of developing practices shared by the group through meetings and interpersonal actions, and not just having good ideas but also enacting those ideas. 441 more words