Online Learning

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Learning LinksDescription
Stories OnlineThis‌ ‌gives‌ ‌access‌ ‌to‌ ‌the‌ ‌audio‌ ‌files‌ ‌for‌ ‌all‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌Ready‌ ‌to‌ ‌Read,‌ ‌School‌ ‌Journals‌ ‌and‌ ‌other‌ ‌texts‌ ‌from‌ ‌Learning‌ ‌Media.‌ ‌There‌ ‌are‌ ‌teacher‌ ‌notes‌ ‌included.‌ ‌There‌ ‌is‌ ‌no‌ ‌ability‌ ‌to‌ ‌access‌ ‌the‌ ‌text.‌ ‌
Scholastic‌ ‌Story‌ Starters‌Students‌ ‌are‌ ‌able‌ ‌to‌ ‌choose‌ ‌a‌ ‌theme‌ ‌and‌ ‌go‌ ‌through‌ ‌the‌ ‌process‌ ‌of‌ ‌getting‌ ‌information‌ ‌for‌ ‌the‌ ‌genre‌ ‌they‌ ‌choose‌ ‌to‌ ‌write.‌ ‌This‌ ‌resource‌ ‌is‌ ‌more‌ ‌for‌ ‌students‌ ‌up‌ ‌to‌ ‌Year‌ ‌8.‌ ‌
Maths‌ ‌Whizz‌This‌ ‌is‌ ‌similar‌ ‌to‌ ‌mathletics.‌ ‌It‌ ‌gives‌ ‌pre-tests‌ ‌and‌ ‌post-tests‌ ‌and‌ ‌is‌ ‌able‌ ‌to‌ ‌self‌ ‌level‌ ‌throughout‌ ‌so‌ ‌the‌ ‌student‌ ‌is‌ ‌able‌ ‌to‌ ‌work‌ ‌at‌ ‌their‌ ‌own‌ ‌ability‌ ‌across‌ ‌all‌ ‌strands.‌ ‌This‌ ‌requires‌ ‌the‌ ‌school‌ ‌to‌ ‌register‌ ‌and‌ ‌then‌ ‌to‌ ‌register‌ ‌each‌ ‌student.‌ ‌There‌ ‌is‌ ‌a‌ ‌username‌ ‌and‌ ‌password‌ ‌-‌ ‌no‌ ‌email‌ ‌required.‌ ‌There‌ ‌are‌ ‌some‌ ‌free‌ ‌resources‌ ‌on‌ ‌
Scholastic Learning at Home ‌Day by day projects to keep kids reading, thinking,and growing.
Department of Conservation ‌This new webpage highlights why it is important to spend time in nature during these circumstances. Find fun activities to do with your whanau/household/bubble to connect with your nearby nature, stay active and be creative.
50 things to doEach week, the 50 things programme will be highlighting 5 activities that you and your whanau/household/bubble can do in your outdoor space. This will include tips and tricks on how you could do each activity. All the activities featured, originate from the 50 things competition where children from across Aotearoa told us their favourite activities in nature
Actions to do in your backyardA fun thing to do during lock down is to go camping – at home!  This can be done in a tent on the lawn, under the stars, sleeping out on the porch or deck. You can even camp inside, if the weather is too wet and wild!  Build your own hut out of sheets and chairs.
Joe Wicks Online PEWelcome to the Body Coach TV where I post weekly HIIT workouts to help burn fat and get fitter, stronger,healthier and learn.
NZ GeographicHere we are—a nation of parents, grandparents and children all in the same boat, together at home. He waka eke noa. Every day of the lock-down we will post a story or video that can be shared among your family. The first few are below, and with them some talking points to fill our days at home together. Mauri ora.
Kids Greening TaupoOnline Nature Classroom
Naturalists NZThe whole of NZ is now on Level 4 Covid19 lockdown, in self-isolation to slow the spread of the virus. It can be a scary and stressful time. One way to briefly reach past the worry is to pull out the iNaturalist app, or your camera, and focus on nature.
SymbalooSave bookmarks and favourite websites online, heaps of links to educational websites from here.