Resources for Teachers

The following resources form part of the Centre for Languages teacher support, and are regularly reviewed and updated.

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All Languages

All Languages

Book Reviews

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Becoming a High Expectation Teacher: Raising the Bar (By Christine Rubie- Davies)
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How to Differentiate Instruction in Mixed-Ability Classrooms (By Carol Ann Tomlinson)   Getting the Buggers into Languages (By Amanda Barton)   What Does This Look Like in the Classroom? (By Carl Hendrick and Robin MacPherson)   Worksheets Don't Grow Dendrites (By Marcia L. Tate)
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Becoming a "Wiz" at Brain-Based Teaching (By Marilee Sprenger)   Classroom Instruction that Works (By Ceri B. Dean et al.)   Doing Task-based Teaching (By Dave Willis and Jane Willis)   Visible Learning for Teachers (By John Hattie)
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10 Mindframes for Visible Learning (By John Hattie and Klaus Zierer)   Differentiated Instruction Made Easy (By Phyllis Kaplan et al.)   Unlocking Formative Assessment (By Shirley Clarke et al.)   Technology Enhanced Language Learning (By Aiha Walker and Goodith White)
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Removing Dyslexia as a Barrier to Achievement (By Neil MacKay)   Te Reo Māori Curriculum Guidelines (Ministry of Education NZ        

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Digital Tools

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(Live Feature)
 

www.storybird.com

 

www.flipgrid.com

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www.voki.com

 

www.kahoot.com

 

www.padlet.com

 

www.polleverywhere.com

             
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www.letsrecap.com

 

www.piktochart.com

       

All Languages

Information sheets

Report on the Need to Build Capacity in International Language and Intercultural Capabilities in New Zealand:
The Role of Tertiary Education (Japanese as an Illustration)
- Deborah Corder, Junji Kawai and Annelies Roskvist

 

Strategy for Languages in Education Aotearoa New Zealand 2019- 2033 - Auckland Languages Strategy Working Group 

 

The Salzburg Statement for a Multilingual World - Education for Tomorrow's World

 

Information for Parents - How will my child benefit from learning a language?

 

Information for Students - How will I benefit from learning a language?

 

Ministry of Education – How will my son or daughter benefit from learning a language? A document for parents

 

Ministry of Education – Why should I encourage my students to learn languages? A document for principals and teachers

 

Ideas for Language use – Ideas for language use in a primary/intermediate classroom

 

International Languages Week - Ideas for the week

 

International Languages Week - World inventions

All Languages

Links

Asia New Zealand Foundation

 

European Day of Languages

 

NCEA Subject Resources (NZQA)

 

NZALT New Zealand Association of Language Teachers

 

tki Learning Languages

 

tki Curriculum resources International Languages Week

All Languages

Posters

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CareersNZ - Where to? - Languages

Chinese

Chinese

Videos

JinBu series by Annelise Borger

Spanish

Spanish

Case studies & interviews

Prime Minister Scholarship for Latin America, NZ Teachers of Spanish in Colombia (2018)

Spanish

Links

STANZA Spanish Teachers' Association New Zealand Aotearoa

 

ELEO Biblioteca Digital

 

Physical library flyer and catalogue (run in a cooperation between ILEP and the Spanish Ministry of Education (MECD))

 

don Quijote Spanish Language Learning

Cook Islands Māori

French

German

German

Links

GANZ German in Aotearoa New Zealand

 

German Embassy Wellington

 

Goethe-Institut

 

Goethe-Institut New Zealand

 

Auckland Goethe Society

 

Goethe Society Wellington

 

Learn German: The Complete Beginner's Guide to Learning German FAST

 

Onleihe - Digitale Bibliothek des Goethe-Instituts

 

PASCH "Schulen: Partner der Zukunft"

German

Posters

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The Power of German

 

Why learn German?

 

With German where to?

 

German phrase of the week

             
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How cool is German

 

How easy is German

 

How hot is German

 

How much fun is German

             
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How sweet is German

           

German

Videos

A Language with Heart (Goethe-Institut)

 

Easy German series

 

Lifeswap series

 

Successful with German(y) series (DAAD New Zealand) 

 

24h Deutsch - Learn German with Ida (Goethe-Institut)

Japanese

Japanese

Links

Asia New Zealand Foundation

 

Embassy of Japan in New Zealand

 

Japan Foundation London

 

Japan Foundation Sydney

 

Marugoto Japanese Learning

 

New Zealand Japan Society 

 

NZAJLT New Zealand Association of Japanese Language Teachers

 

Registration email address for the NZJ-Net list serve email group

 

Sasakawa programmes in New Zealand

Japanese

Videos

Why Japanese? series (Massey University)

 

Erin's Challenge! I can speak Japanese (Japan Foundation)

Korean

Korean

Links

Korean

Videos

KoreanClass101 YouTube channel