Libraries and Learning
There have been many positive spinoffs from Kaitaia Intermediate School Library’s winter chess competition running this term, and learning to play chess is just one of them.
This month a longtime dream of mine came true: I became a guardian of a Little Free Library!
Index New Zealand (INNZ) is a searchable database, which contains abstracts and descriptions of articles from about 1,000 New Zealand periodicals and newspapers. It includes some from earlier in the 20 century right up to and including the present day.
2016 is the 400th anniversary of the death of Shakespeare. Here are few resources which may be of interest to English teachers at your school.
In 2014 the Dunedin Public Art Gallery featured a long table with thousands of white Lego bricks. The room was full of people of all ages, quietly sitting and building together. All the children were completely engaged and lost in the happiness of creation.