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a decorative cloak inspired by the Maori korowai tradition Enviroschools : Little Earth Montessori children weave a work of art

a decorative cloak inspired by the Maori korowai tradition Enviroschools : Little Earth Montessori children weave a work of art

Our own wharenui. Each picture on the maihi represents something important to one student or the class just as the carvings on a meeting house might depict something about the hapu of that marae. On the amo are images of legends that resonate with the class.

Our own wharenui. Each picture on the maihi represents something important to one student or the class just as the carvings on a meeting house might depict something about the hapu of that marae. On the amo are images of legends that resonate with the class.

a decorative cloak inspired by the Maori korowai tradition Enviroschools : Little Earth Montessori children weave a work of art

a decorative cloak inspired by the Maori korowai tradition Enviroschools : Little Earth Montessori children weave a work of art

Māori liken the flax plant to a family, with the central shoot (rito) representing the baby. The leaves protecting the rito are called the parents (awhi rito or mātua). Only the leaves on the outside of the plant, the grandparents (tūpuna), can be cut, or else the plant will be weakened.

Māori liken the flax plant to a family, with the central shoot (rito) representing the baby. The leaves protecting the rito are called the parents (awhi rito or mātua). Only the leaves on the outside of the plant, the grandparents (tūpuna), can be cut, or else the plant will be weakened.

maori sustainability - Mauri of the environment

maori sustainability - Mauri of the environment

Manaakitanga - description and visual of this important value https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/6d/ce/6a/6dce6a9f6bc717647c20c29d633e0522.jpg

Manaakitanga - description and visual of this important value https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/6d/ce/6a/6dce6a9f6bc717647c20c29d633e0522.jpg

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Whaia te iti kahurangi ki te tuohu koe me he maunga teitei. Aim for the highest cloud so that if you miss it, you will hit a lofty mountain. Maori proverb

Whaia te iti kahurangi ki te tuohu koe me he maunga teitei. Aim for the highest cloud so that if you miss it, you will hit a lofty mountain. Maori proverb

Technology Rich Inquiry Based recently celebrated its 2nd anniversary and 100,000th view. At this time we would like to thank our followers and readers for sharing in this journey of Reggio inspire...

The Pedagogy of Listening: Inspiration from the Reggio Emilia Approach

Technology Rich Inquiry Based recently celebrated its 2nd anniversary and 100,000th view. At this time we would like to thank our followers and readers for sharing in this journey of Reggio inspire...