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I Am Me

Roots

I am rooted in the Pacific.

I am Maori on my Mothers side & Rarotongan on my Fathers side.

I am proud to be Polynesian. 21 more words

Legends of Māui

Gossage wrote six stories that will provide the learning content to develop a Māui Framework:

  1. How Māui found his Mother
  2. How Māui found his Father and the Magic Jawbone…
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Māori Framework based on the Legends of Māui

Māui has been exposed to most New Zealanders, Māori and non-Māori alike through popular stories of the late author Gossage. For this reason, the legend of Māui versions written by Gossage will provide the content to build a Māori framework. 208 more words

Culture

A Māori Framework

Regardless of what ethic background a teacher may come from, being culturally responsive to young Māori learners is providing a variety of rich cultural contexts that values their identity as Māori (Gay, 2000). 202 more words

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Poor Māori achievement at NCEA can be turned around...

A recent New Zealand Qualification Authority (NZQA) (2016) report reflected a gradual climb from 2011 to 2015 of 8.6% for Māori achieving National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) . 347 more words

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Māori students do much better when...

Ka Hikitia (Ministry of Education, 2014) acknowledges that, ‘Māori students do much better when education reflects and values their identity, language and culture’ (p.6).

Context: Te ao Māori… 133 more words

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Modern Society, Suicide vs. 13 Reasons Why #NetFlix

A new Netflix series ’13 Reasons Why’ includes themes of teenage life, bullying, and suicide. These are very big subjects and very difficult subjects to put into a drama series. 469 more words

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