Browsing by Author "Fraser, Deborah"

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  • Attempting to capture the intangible: spirituality in state education.

    Fraser, Deborah; Grootenboer, Peter (NZCER Press, 2005)
    Spirituality has quietly featured in the secular school curriculum for decades but little attention was given to it until "spiritual well-being" was defined and briefly discussed in the 1999 Health and Physical Education ...
  • The creative potential of metaphorical writing in the literacy classroom

    Fraser, Deborah (University of Waikato, 2006)
    Creativity is difficult to define and a universal definition remains elusive. However, common words associated with creativity affirm that it concerns novelty and originality, hallmarks of many great and enduring texts. ...
  • Creativity, mood disorders and the aesthetic.

    Fraser, Deborah (AB Academic Publishers, 2010)
    This article explores the sensitivity and mood disorders found in a number of gifted people. Dabrowski's theory of positive disintegration provides the theoretical framework through which issues for these people are examined. ...
  • Curriculum integration as treaty praxis.

    Fraser, Deborah; Parah, Hokimate (Faculty of Education, University of Waikato, 2002)
    The article discusses the significance of curriculum integration on the promotion of principles of the Treaty of Waitangi, an agreement signed in 1840 by the Maori and the Crown people in New Zealand. It explores the ...
  • Curriculum integration: What it is and is not.

    Fraser, Deborah (NZCER Press, 2000)
    Curriculum integration is much misunderstood. As a curriculum design and a pedagogy, it requires a commitment to power sharing when making curriculum decisions with students. When teachers negotiate curriculum with students, ...

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