I can recommend this workshop because it gives practical help and advice on how to use some great resources in an integrated way in the classroom.
It was a friendly welcoming environment. All our different levels of knowledge in te reo were respected. Great new ideas!
It is such a practical workshop with so many great ideas and resources, ready to use. It has helpful ways to encourage students to lead their own learning.
Very practical and lots of “aha” moments. Wonderful resources.
It is a practical workshop with a passionate facilitator who is encouraging and reassuring.
It was invaluable information regarding where to take lessons further. Awesome resources.
Useful for all levels. Clear and useful especially QR codes. Great for enhancing and upskilling te reo.
It caters for a range of abilities in terms of teacher knowledge of te reo. All activities can easily be extended and scaffolded to cater for higher/lower ability.
Practical resources. Very well presented in a non-threatening environment.
Michele is a great facilitator with a lovely manner and creates a calm, safe learning environment for everyone. Resources/ideas are fabulous and very user friendly in the classroom.
Such a wealth of knowledge resources and ideas for quick ways to incorporate te reo in the classroom.
Well-paced. Non-threatening. Progressive with examples that build on one another.
Great visually appealing resources. Inspiration and ideas for activities that can easily be integrated.
Maren Lohkemper | Shirley Primary
I felt very empowered to go back to the classroom and start!
Plenty of fantastic visual, easy to understand resources to use in the classroom.
The workshop was practical and hands on and the atmosphere was relaxed and friendly. I felt engaged the whole time, The resources are bright, colourful and adaptable.
It’s non-threatening, fun and confidence building. You learn heaps.
Informative, active and provides useful resources for the classroom.
This workshop is very hands on and engaging. This makes it easy to introduce to our tamariki. They can become engaged in learning through creating.
Took me from basic knowledge to extend me.
It was great for teachers with no reo but also caters for those who can speak the language as it is based around strategies for teaching.
It is practical and offers ideas for all age groups and how to integrate into all curriculum areas, how to scaffold learning and next learning steps.
Interactive and builds on basic knowledge and empowers you to use the language in every aspect of the classroom.
Great atmosphere-safe to practice, make mistakes and not know the answers.
Lots of ideas for beginning to experienced kaiako. Love the resources-colour-quality-detail. Pedagogy of second language learning.
It was a practical hands on workshop taught in an open friendly way. Very practical and easy to implement ideas and resources into our daily programme. Michele was engaging and enthused us al!!
It is pitched at every level and emphasises the “just give it a go”-non-judgemental.
Great for beginners and has extension. Great resources! Workshop runs at a good pace by a lovely teacher.
The workshop was GREAT! Very relaxed and Michele was easy to understand and follow/learn from. Extremely worthwhile.
The delivery of content is given in a fun and enlivening way which brings out the joy in learning. It has given my poor old brain a kick start to focus in bringing te reo into the lives of the children I teach by providing the resources and teaching tips and confidence that I hadn’t found before.
It was a relaxed and easy way to find out about practical ways to teach te reo in the classroom. I was also able to learn from other kaiako. It clarified several things I was unsure of. Loved the use of songs.
The workshop covered pedagogy of language teaching and included lots of practical- use tomorrow
Ideas and resources. It was all wrapped up in a reminder that this is a compulsory part of our jobs!
Michele creates a comfortable environment for all learners. I have loved hearing and seeing how to use the resources in a classroom setting.
It was full of practical information and ideas that fit straight into any NZ classroom. It has built my confidence and wasn’t overwhelming. Michele is fab!
Michele is a great presenter-professional, approachable, friendly and very understanding of the barriers and difficulties/confidence issues teachers can sometimes experience.