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Seaweek – 2–10 March. Download Teaching Resources at:

 http://www.seaweek.org.nz/resources-downloads/ 

and in Term Four starters&strategies Magazine on pages 6-8 at:

http://www.starters.co.nz/uploads/teachers-magazines/t4-2018-flip/  or

http://www.starters.co.nz/download/detail/water-precious-taonga/62.html


World Wild Life Day – 3 March. Classroom Resources and Activities at:

teachstarter.com/blog/classroom-resources-and-activities-for-world-wildlife-day and

https://www.worldwildlife.org/teaching-resources/


Sunsmart Schools – all March. Download Multi-level Resources at:

http://www.sunsmartschools.co.nz/teachers/curriculum-resources


International Forestry Day – 21 March. Download Resources at:

http://www.starters.co.nz/download/get/celebrating-forests/64.html

https://www.tfsnz.org.nz/teachers/

 https://treeday.planetark.org/teachers/lesson-plans.cfm


World Water Day – 22 March. Download Resources at:

https://www.teachstarter.com/event/world-water-day/

http://www.teacherplanet.com/content/water-day

http://www.starters.co.nz/download/detail/water-precious-taonga/62.html

https://teara.govt.nz/en/water-resources


World Meterrological Day – 23 March. Download  Resources at:

http://www.starters.co.nz/download/detail/understanding-weather-01/62.html

https://www.niwa.co.nz/education-and-training/schools

https://www.niwa.co.nz/education-and-training/schools/teaching-resources

 

Venue: Wellington College.      

Theme: Integrated Learning and Collaborative Teaching in the 21st Century

                • Approximately 70 Professional Development Workshops over the two days

                • Networking, sharing good practice, collaborative learning, being inspired and

                   having fun!

                • Motivational keynote speakers include: Hon Chris Hupkins, Dr Anne Milne,

                   Whetu Cormick (National President NZPF) and William Pike

                PRICE: (GST INCLUSIVE)

                Early bird registration - Ends 1 March 2019.         $380

                Standard registration – Ends 15th March 2019.     $450

                Late registration – Ends 29 March 2019.               $590

                CONTACTS:

                 Email: admin@penz.org.nz        Website: www.nzptc.com

                 Facebook: nzpstconference       Twitter: @NzPrimary



DISCOVERING OUR NATIVE BATS

The short and long-tailed bats are New Zealand's only native land mammals and they are under severe pressure from introduced mammalian predators and competitors. In this Science, Social Science and Sustainability-based unit we introduce studes to our bats – pekapeka, the reasons for their severe decline in numbers, and explore the measuress we can take to protect these fascinating, precious and unique species of mammal. Best suited to years 5-10+.

Click here to view and download this exciting major unit.


Our 2019 EFS Calender is already online and there's no time like the present to begin your preparation for 2019.

The web-links to each event or theme will provide you with ideas for lesson plans and classroom activities for each event including: pre-prepared lesson plans; video; information and websites for student research; student activities; images and ideas and suggestions for taking class, school and community actions in projects and actions to sustain and improve the sustainability of our environment. 

February Topics Dates and Resource Links are listed below:

WORLD WETLANDS DAY 2 February

(Celebrate this at any time during February)

www.doc.govt.nz/nature/habitats/wetlands/resources

https://fishandgame.org.nz/education/wetlands-activities 

www.starters.co.nz/download/get/magicalwetlands/64.html


BIKE READY MONTH – All of February (Previously Bikewise Month)

www.bikeready.govt.nz/schools

 www.youtube.com/watch?v=HlugLE4TaLA

 

 

 

Watercare's education coordinator Sally Smith has put together a fantastic education pack that explains many of the nature-based solutions we use to provide water and wastewater services in Auckland.

It’s full of interesting facts and has links to videos and games to help children learn about the water journey.

Download the new Watercare Education Pack below.

Water Care Education Pack

 




The NetballSmart Dynamic Warm up assists in developing the important fundamental netball movement skills. 

Be NetballSmart and ask a NetballSmart Development Officer to deliver a workshop to your school. Educate teachers, coaches, players and parents on the NetballSmart Dynamic warm up.


Plus othermodules

  Landing Skill Development

  Core and Balance.           

•  Power Warm-up

 

NetballSmart Development Officers email links and phone numbers

    Auckland and Netball Northern Zone

  Melanie Kemp:  Melanie.Kemp@netballnorthern.co.nz           0212454710 

  Suzanne Belcher: suzanne.belcher@netballnorthern.co.nz     021450216 

     Waikato Bay of Plenty Netball Zone 

  Amanda Foster: Amanda.Foster@netballwbop.co.nz               0273032842 

     Wellington and Netball Central Zone 

  Lee Spence: NetballSmart@netballcentral.co.nz                     021865340 

     Christchurch and Netball Mainland Zone 

  Amy Eckersley: Amy.Eckersley@netballmainland.co.nz           0276630010 

     Dunedin and Netball South 

  Gwen Harrop: Gwenda.Harrop@netballsouth.co.nz                  0220323748