Sites for Teachers
Check these sites out to aid your effectiveness as a classroom teacher.


T.K.I. - Exemplars
Check out the NZ curriculum exemplars, and print out parts that are useful.


Teacher Registration Forms
This is where you will find the forms you need to print out and fill in for registration.


A child friendly Encyclopedia about almost everything!


Learning Media
Catalogues, information about products, ordering resources from Learning Media


TKI - Home Page
Lots of great resources.


Teaching OnLine
This is the site for the magazine Starters & Strategies. Has good links to useful sites.


Sunshine On Line
This site takes you to the Sunshine units. (Enter Puhinui as user, password m964m964 if needed - prob isn't)

Reviewed sites for teachers - excellent starting point.

Crossword Maker
Use this site to make and print a crossword (or criss cross)

Assessment Resource Bank
Science, English and Maths assessment tasks. User id is arb, and passwork is guide.

Excellent early Literacy games and activities.

From Now On
The Jamie McKenzie online journal with lots of links to useful and thought provoking sites.

New Zealand Herald
Keep an eye on the latest news.

Village 8 Movies
Check out what movies are on.

Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators
Useful links to all kinds of education sites.

Early Maths Resources
Lots of patterns for making maths equipment for Yrs 1-3. Requires Acrobat.

New Zealand Maths
Use this site to find teaching materials for levels 1 to 4.

Thinking Links
A list of sites on the internet that relate to Costa's thinking habits.

Enchanted Learning
Useful resources and activities

This is an assessment package where administrators design a test from an item bank, and use it for aggregated data. Levels 2, 3, 4.

English On-Line
Masses and masses of really useful resources and activities

The Macdonald's Rainforest
This is the educational site of the rainforest at the Auckland zoo - lots of useful information.

School Supplies
Catalogues and costs online.

Stationery Warehouse
Business to business on line shopping - catalogue and costs

Numeracy Planning Assistant
Use this site to plan activities, knowledge and strategy activities, teacher led and independent.

Journal Surf
Look up stories and articles in  school journals using this online facility. Login as Puhinui School, with the usual password used to access the Admin Disk on the server.

The Arts on-line: Drama, Music, Dance, Visual Arts.
Great ideas and info. All you need to know about the Arts.

Great site For Teachers
Shared resources. Access and share ideas on classroom set up, environment, management, learning centres, activites etc.

NZ Maths Games - Bright Sparks
Great Games for learning Maths Concepts.

Thinking Skills
Puhinui Thinking Habits, 6 Thinking Hats, using Graphic Organisers, integrating thinking skill into the curriculum.

Teacher Resources

Super Worksheets

NZ Maths Games - Bright Sparks
Great Games for learning Maths Concepts.

Art Lessons & ideas
Great lesson plans

Appreciating Art
Famous paintings / Art lessons
Art Tips & Techniques
Great ideas
More Great Art Lessons & ideas
Great lesson plans
Drawing lessons & activities
Great Ideas & activities
Maths Lead Teachers - wikis
Teachers discussions on Maths topics