Just a boast-post because I'm so excited! I have just registered to attend the Core Education's: Ako e - Te whakamahi taputapu hangarau hei hāpai i te ako o tō tātou reo‘Using technologies to support Te Reo Māori’ Edventure!
They describe the event as:
Ka āta tirohia e tātou ētahi rautaki me ētahi tūmahi mā ngā kaiako e ako ana i ngā kura Māori, waihoki, ngā kaiako e ako ana i ngā kura auraki me ērā e kaingākau ana ki te reo Māori. Ko ēnei taputapu hangarau he taonga, ehara i te taniwha, koirā ō tātou tūpuna i tere mau ai ki te pene me te pepa. Me mau tātou o tēnei wā nei ki te rorohiko, ki te iPapa tae atu ki te waea pūkoro. Tēnā kia tirohia e tātou ētahi rawa matihiko, ētahi taputapu hangarau e hāpai ana i te ako o tō tātou reo.
This wānanga is designed to support teachers who are working in immersion Māori kura or settings and will also benefit those who teach in English medium and have a passion for te reo. Many teachers are already capable with different devices, but let’s look at what technology is out there to support te reo Māori language development.
I am really excited because:
- I have been wondering about this very thing, in this inquiry - what technology can do to support language acquisition for bilingual learners.
- It's great to see more and more people are thinking about this issue as much as I am! And probably long before I started!
- I am looking forward to meeting interesting people who can help me on this journey.
Thanks to Core Education for putting this on and for your future focussed thinking.
I can't wait to share my learning from this event with you!
Interested in registering?