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Watch Out, Snail! has been announced as a finalist in the book awards this morning! Wow! This is Gay’s second picture book and a wonderful achievement! Have a look at Margaret Tolland’s stunning illustrations of the NZ bush. Make sure you have a copy in your school library – also available in te reo – […]Read More
Here is a quick look at a Rube Goldberg machine that was entered into America’s got talent! There are many more examples on the internet, the complexity and imagination put into these machines is amazing to see. An example of a more simple one used to pour milk onto some cereal can be viewed here. […]Read More
Linda Cheer, a long time advocate of Discovery Time is busy putting the joy back into teaching. In February she launched her new project – ‘Discovery Learning’ in the trees at Longworth Forest. Check out the weekly journal of the fantastic learning that’s happening at Longworth Forest – absolutely inspirational. Have a look at the Discovery […]Read More
Welcome back to the new year everyone. We hope your school term has begun with enthusiasm and inspiration. We all know teachers love practical ideas to use with their students. If that sounds like you, take a look at this website of ‘Cool Experiments for Elementary School Kids’, Check back here next week for more […]Read More
There has been a lot in the media lately about a West Auckland school, Swanson Primary School, who for the last two years has been part of an AUT and Otago University’s PLAY study, looking at encouraging play and physical activity. The school has reintroduced activities which have become restricted or banned altogether in many […]Read More