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Looking for something else? Perhaps a new teaching technique or strategy, or ways to stimulate higher level thinking? Check out these resources.  

Energisers
A set of activities to bring energy to a tired class. 
pdf | 13 MB |
App Reviews - General
An overview of 8 education apps useful for collaborating, brainstorming, mindmapping, presentations, and teaching.
pdf | 344 KB |
App review: Edmondo
A review of the Edmondo app as a collaboration tool for the classroom. 5/5 star rating
pdf | 204 KB |
App review: Explain Everything
A review of the presentation app, Explain Everything. 4/5 star rating
pdf | 214 KB |
App review: Instagrok
A review of the interactive research app, Instagrok. 5/5 star rating
pdf | 206 KB |
App review: Popplet
A review of this mind mapping tool.  4/5 star rating.
pdf | 231 KB |
App review: Quizlet
A review of the virtual flashcard creator, Quizlet. 3/5 star rating.
pdf | 219 KB |
Alpha Ladder
A printable A3 version of the popular alpha ladder to gather and display new vocabulary on the classroom wall. 
pdf | 4.8 MB |
Whakaaro Arohaehae - Māori
He pānui whakaahua A3 tēnei hei āwhina i ngā ākonga ki te whakaaro arohaehae mō tētahi kaupapa.  He kōrero anō i konei mā ngā kaiako. 
pdf | 1.9 MB |
Critical Thinking - English
This printable A3 version of the critical thinking process includes teacher notes. 
pdf | 1.8 MB |
Collaborative Posters
Written for students, this step-by-step process for creating a collaborative poster is useful for summarising a topic. In English and Māori. 
pdf | 2.1 MB |
Collaborative Posters - teacher notes
A short explanation of the collaborative poster activity and instructions for using it in the classroom. In English and Māori.
pdf | 215 KB |
Critical Thinking Questions - set 8
A set of 6 wallcards with Socratic questions to encourage higher-level thinking. In English and Māori. 
pdf | 96 KB |
Teaching strategies fan
19 teaching strategies and techniques to use in the classroom which support literacy and thinking. In English and Māori. 
pdf | 5.5 MB |
Ice Breakers
Ice breaker ideas presented on a printable cube net to put together. 
pdf | 1.2 MB |
Te Reo Māori in the Classroom: Ākona te Reo Māori
Tips to encourage the use of Te Reo Māori in the classroom presented on a printable hexagonal net template.
pdf | 1.1 MB |
Te Reo Māori in the Classroom: Praise - stickers (red)
Eight Māori language terms to use in the classroom to praise student work. Printable sheet of stickers. 
doc | 612 KB |
Te Reo Māori in the Classroom: Praise - stickers (white)
Eight Māori language terms to use in the classroom to praise student work. Printable sheet of stickers. 
doc | 19 MB |
He Waiata - songbook
The PPTA waiata book presenting a collection of more than 60 well-known Māori songs with English translations and chords. 
docx | 291 KB |
Te Reo Māori in the Classroom: He Kupu Whakanui i te Whakaaro
Written for teachers, this list of Māori language phrases to praise student thinking will help increase your use of te reo Māori in the classroom. 
doc | 811 KB |
Te Reo Māori in the Classroom: He Kupu Whakamihi
Some useful Māori language phrases for praising students will help you increase your use of Māori in the classroom. 
doc | 792 KB |
Te Reo Māori in the Classroom: Te Patapātai
A selection of Māori language questions to get your students thinking and learning. 
doc | 790 KB |
Te Reo Māori in the Classroom: He Tohutohu
Some common instructions in Māori that you could use on a daily basis in your classroom.
doc | 789 KB |
Critical Thinking Questions - set 1
A set of 6 wallcards with Socratic questions to encourage higher-level thinking. In English and Māori. 
pdf | 121 KB |
Critical Thinking Questions - set 2
A set of 6 wallcards with Socratic questions to encourage higher-level thinking. In English and Māori. 
pdf | 120 KB |
Critical Thinking Questions - set 3
A set of 6 wallcards with Socratic questions to encourage higher-level thinking. In English and Māori. 
pdf | 94 KB |
Critical Thinking Questions - set 4
A set of 6 wallcards with Socratic questions to encourage higher-level thinking. In English and Māori.
pdf | 91 KB |
Critical Thinking Questions - set 5
A set of 6 wallcards with Socratic questions to encourage higher-level thinking. In English and Māori.
pdf | 145 KB |
Critical Thinking Questions - set 6
A set of 6 wallcards with Socratic questions to encourage higher-level thinking. In English and Māori.
pdf | 219 KB |
Critical Thinking Questions - set 7
A set of 6 wallcards with Socratic questions to encourage higher-level thinking. In English and Māori.
pdf | 55 KB |
Critical Thinking Questions - set 9
A set of 6 wallcards with Socratic questions to encourage higher-level thinking. In English and Māori. 
pdf | 94 KB |
Whiteboard magnets series 1 - te reo Māori
Magnets in te reo Māori to support the introduction of new kupu, whakataukī, and kīwaha.
pdf | 237 KB |
Whiteboard magnets series 2 - te reo Māori
Magnets in te reo Māori to support to introduce the mahi, kaupapa, and what they will be learning for the day.
pdf | 221 KB |
Tech to Save you
Technology tips to support teaching and learning.
docx | 206 KB |
Tips to Gamify your classroom
Gamification is about transforming the classroom environment and regular activities into a game. It requires creativity, collaboration and play. Here are some tips on how you can gamify your classroom.
docx | 208 KB |
Reflection wall cards
Sentence prompts for the wall to encourage students to reflect on their learning.
pdf | 280 KB |
Reflection wall banner
A wall banner to encourage students to reflect on their learning. Can be used in conjunction with the Student Reflection Wall Cards.
pdf | 1.5 MB |
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