After putting together the statements that are the roots of our learning environment we next had to look at how teaching and learning will look practically. We needed to clarify which learning takes place in which time for ourselves. For our students to understand, it needs to be absolutely crystal clear for us. We had … Continue reading How will our teaching look?
Over the past two days we’ve done a couple of sessions looking at constructing a statement from which we will build how our puna ako time will look. Schools and institutions often have these ‘vision statement’ type sentences which I have seen but never really operated from. This is the first time I have actually … Continue reading Foundations of Puna Ako
After accepting the position at Haeata, I knew that this was my ideal job, but while explaining to friends and family I realized that i didn’t know how exactly the school would function. The last two weeks have clarified some things, and provoked my thinking in other areas. Haeata’s literal translation, ‘dawn’ or ‘a beam … Continue reading First Reflection, What is Haeata?