The Science Roadshow has been refreshed with new exhibits, shows and classroom-ready resources – all designed to support and augment the delivery of curricula as well as enthusing and stimulating teachers and students.
The Science Roadshow strongly supports the Nature of Science strand and the Five Foundational Science Capabilities. This exciting and entertaining learning programme broadens students' knowledge of the STEM subjects.
It includes –
Two new shows:
Kitchen Chemistry – chemistry from the kitchen pantry
Balloons and Bernoulli – a question of pressure
New exhibit themes:
Sight and illusion
The Court Theatre’s show in te reo Māori and English, Matatihi: Maia’s Journey of Bravery, is hitting the road, touring South Island primary schools in 2020!
In your area:
11–15 May – Timaru, Geraldine, Ōamaru, Dunedin
18–22 May – Dunedin, Invercargill, Gore, Alexandra
25–29 May – Alexandra, Queenstown, Cromwell, Wānaka
2–5 June – Hokitika, Greymouth, Westport
8–12 June – Nelson, Blenheim, Picton, Kaikōura.
Contact The Court Theatre at firstname.lastname@example.org or ph (03) 974 1417 for queries or to book a performance at your school.
Are you looking for books and resources, including the popular Time Timers and sensory tools for teaching children with autism spectrum disorders?
Autism Resources Ltd provides quality books and resources to help teach and support children with ASD. For over 12 years we have been supplying NZ schools and early childhood centres with quality books and resources under the Sue Larkey and Education Events brands. Our name has changed but we are still the same, but with NZ ownership and cheaper pricing.
To order and view our range of top-quality products go to www.autismresources.co.nz or email email@example.com
NZEALS 2020 Conference TŪRANGAWAEWAE: A place to stand
Join with practitioners and researchers in educational leadership from across Aotearoa, New Zealand and internationally.
Registration is now open for the NZEALS biennial conference, to be held from 15–17 April at the University of Waikato in Hamilton, New Zealand.
Full programme details and registration links are on the NZEALS conference page https://nzeals.org.nz/conference-2020.
Dates: Friday 17–Sunday 19 July
Venue: St Cuthbert’s College, Epsom, Auckland.
Join us to generate new thinking and pathways by reflecting on the political and pedagogical essence of the Reggio Emilia Approach in relation to the rich history and unique bicultural heritage of early years and primary education in Aotearoa NZ.
Connect, create and re-imagine new possibilities for tamariki, kaiako and learning and teaching communities.
$590 Early bird (until 31 March)
$650 Standard registration (from 1 April).
For further information: www.reanz.org.
Dr Restall's research into causes and cures for underachievement can greatly improve achievement and prevent underachievement by
using some of the proven strategies given within this book.
It is written to suit students, teachers, and parents.
Dr Restall has been a teacher for 40 years and gained qualifications from 3 universities in 3 countries; England, New Zealand and Australia.
Details can be obtained from Dr Leonard Restall; email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join us during Seaweek 2020 to celebrate our connection with the sea and investigate the health of our marine environment. Your students will explore the many uses of marine areas and how we can better manage the human impacts on these valuable ecosystems. Students will identify different species living in Ōhiwa Harbour and explore the relationship between sea stars and mussels. They will touch a sea star, describe its physical characteristics and investigate its adaptations. Students will also take a closer look at mussels to discover what role they play in this ecosystem and how people are changing this environment.
Registration for the NZ Choral Federation’s Secondary School Choral Festival, THE BIG SING 2020, opens on 18 February. Entries close on 18 March 2020; late entries (subject to a late fee) must be received by 6 April 2020.
For more information, visit http://www.nzcf.org.nz/big-sing-2019-dates-venues/ or contact THE BIG SING National Coordinator Elizabeth Crayford, email@example.com.
Dates: 9–17 May, 2020
Youth Week 2020 has many opportunities for students and schools to be involved!
This year we have a poster competition (can be a Level 2 VISUAL ART (ART223) 2.3 Design Assessment Activity), funding for Youth Week events (up to $1000) and giveaways!
Please get in touch for more details; email firstname.lastname@example.org; website www.youthweek.org.nz.
BOP Dance invites you to enter the 20th FreshMoves BOP Dance Festival
A non-competitive celebration of dance in our primary schools.
• Teams of 20–50 Y3–8 students present a 5–7minute dance based on the festival theme (to be announced at the Festival launch early next year)
• Students lead the creative process using the STRANDS and ELEMENTS of dance
• The focus is dance; props are to be kept at a minimum, no sets, signs, pre-recorded voices
• Each team rehearses, observes and supports other students during the day and performs in the evening.
For further information email: email@example.com.