Culture Speaks

by Russell Bishop (Author), Mere Berryman (Author)

This book focuses on what it is like to be a young Maori person in a New Zealand secondary school classroom today. It presents and discusses narratives drawn from the voices of Maori secondary students, their whanau, principals and teachers. Whether you are a student, a parent, a principal or a teacher, this book will help you to examine your own explanations for the educational achievement of Maori students, and begin to develop effective responses to the challenges it raises. The book proposes strategies for teachers to increase their effectiveness in the teaching and learning of students from Maori and Pacific origins.This book focuses on what it is like to be a young Maori person in a New Zealand secondary school classroom today. It presents and discusses narratives drawn from the voices of Maori secondary students, their whanau, principals and teachers. Whether you are a student, a parent, a principal or a teacher, this book will help you to examine your own explanations for the educational achievement of Maori students, and begin to develop effective responses to the challenges it raises. The book proposes strategies for teachers to increase their effectiveness in the teaching and learning of students from Maori and Pacific origins.

Book Details

Publication Date
August 26, 2013
Publisher
Collection
Page count
202
ISBN
9781775500001