News about road safety education

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  • Secondary students explore engineering pathways

    June 26 2015. New initiative engages year 10 students in the Waterview Connection roading project as a context for learning pathways. 

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/secondary-students-explore-engineering-pathways
  • Watch Dennis lift 70 tonnes at a time

    June 19 2015. A virtual field trip from August 4 will let students experience the Waterview Connection, New Zealand's largest and most complex roading construction project. Here's more about Dennis the giant gantry which is used to build motorway ramps.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/watch-dennis-lift-70-tonnes-at-a-time
  • Virtual field trip starts August 4: Waterview Connection

    June 16 2015. A virtual field trip will let students experience the Waterview Connection, New Zealand's largest and most complex roading construction project. Background videos and more are here.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/virtual-field-trip-starts-august-4-waterview-connection
  • Secondary collaborative learning in action

    29 May 2015. Collaborative learning builds through each year of the health curriculum at Rosmini College.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/auckland/secondary-collaborative-learning-in-action
  • Secondary students record radio safety ad

    May 22 2015. Media studies students have heard local radio air their message about the dangers of driving on “summer ice”.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/bay-of-plenty/secondary-students-record-radio-safety-ad
  • NCEA AS 1.10 maths and stats resource published

    May 19 2015. New teaching resources get students using statistical enquiry cycle to investigate the impact of cell phone use and tiredness on concentration levels when driving.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/ncea-as-1.10-maths-and-stats-resource-published
  • Road safety walk ties into classroom learning

    May 12 2015. A school’s junior primary students will learn about road safety throughout the term.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/wellington/road-safety-walk-ties-into-classroom-learning
  • Road Safety Week as it happened

    May 7 2015. This article links to news articles and social media generated during the global Road Safety Week which began on Monday.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/road-safety-week-as-it-happened
  • Student learning showcased

    May 6 2015. It’s Road Safety Week but great learning takes place throughout the year. Here are highlights from student road safety projects in recent times.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/student-learning-showcased
  • Starter classroom activities by Pam Hook

    May 5 2015. Road Safety week is underway. A package of five curriculum activities by Pam Hook is ready for teachers to use in the classroom.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/starter-classroom-activities-by-pam-hook
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