Effective Digital Pedagogies
A research practice partnership with
The Manaiakalani Programme
Resources about teaching practices
Below are a series of resources developed through the Te Pūtahi Whakatairanga Hapori Ako Angitu Woolf Fisher Research Centre study regarding our teaching practices. The Manaiakalani website also has a wide range of excellent materials that support professional learning.
This resource supports Dr Aaron Wilson and Dr Rebecca Jesson’s SET article (2019) which details ‘T-Shaped Literacy Skills’ as an emerging research-practice hypothesis. The resource provides practical examples of how to develop your own text sets and activities related to the T-Shaped Literacy Skills.
This resource discusses criticality in the New Zealand Curriculum, and provides a ‘T-Shaped Literacy Unit Planner’ that can be used to develop activities for deeper thinking and discussion.
This short presentation introduces effective scaffolding of learners and provides a ‘talking about text’ task and resource that can be used by teachers in professional learning group
This is a video from the 2016 hui for teachers from the Manaiakalani cluster in which Dr Aaron Wilson discusses ways that teachers can accelerate reading across the curriculum and at all year levels.
In this clip, Dr Rebecca Jesson and Dr Aaron Wilson discuss multi-text and multi-modal learning, both of which are affordances of a digital environment. This video also links to their later work on ‘T-Shaped Literacy’.