Tag Archives: Maori

Incorporating Maori language in the classroom

I doubt I will actually learn or use much Te Reo in the classroom although I will certainly encourage those students that want to use the language. How might I do this in Digital Technologies/Computer Science? encourage those students that … Continue reading

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Maori Language Week

Source: Dunedin Public Libraries  www.dunedinlibraries.govt.nz  We had a competition for our Computer Club girls to celebrate Maori Language week. We gave them the following list and asked them to translate and get digital pictures on their cell phones . First … Continue reading

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“discriminated against in two ways, first as female, and second as Maori”

The above comment caught my attention. It is part of an introductory section in: Ki te taumata: a personal journey into the multiple identities of academically high achieving Maori girls, a thesis by Liana MacDonald, completed in 2011. This is a … Continue reading

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Big gap to bridge

I had the pleasure of doing relief for a senior Maori class recently. Quite a small class but lots of good humour. They were studying poi and music and completing “homework”. YouTube was an excellent resource and they were able … Continue reading

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