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Authentic learning: Student conversation toolkit

Authentic learning toolkit

Use the following resources as a guide to gain students' perspectives about learning. These ideas may support you to create authentic learning experiences.

Using the resources, students can explore:

  • what learning means for them
  • aspects of the New Zealand Curriculum
  • the idea of future focused learning.

Facilitation guide: A suggested step by step process to help facilitate a conversation with students about their learning.

Conversation script: Prompts to support leading a learning conversation with students.

Image pack: Images to prompt discussion about different types of learning.

Curriculum cards: Short descriptions of the New Zealand Curriculum learning areas and key competencies in child friendly language.

Share your students’ thinking about learning

Select this link (Google form) to help us know what your students think about learning. Grow Waitaha will email you a #growreallearning badge to celebrate your participation in the #growreallearning conversation. Quotes from your students might feature in our social media spaces.

Find out more

Explore our Authentic Curriculum Kete for a wide range of resources, ideas and links.