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Karori Normal School: Becoming Student-Centered with UDL

The series on Aotearoa New Zealand continues here with several articles on Karori Normal School.

Karori Normal School (KNS) was the first school I visited in New Zealand. (Normal refers to a relationship with a college of education to offer teaching opportunities and mentoring to student teachers.) As always,

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Locations: New Zealand

Professional Learning….Every Day at Hobsonville Point

The series on Aotearoa New Zealand continues here with the fourth article on Hobsonville Point Secondary School.
One of the questions I asked at every school I visited in New Zealand was how they developed the  instructional & assessment capacity to support Overall Teacher Judgment, a core aspect of their education system.

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Locations: New Zealand

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