Matua Russell's classroom

positive, culturally, comfortable and interactive learning

student and teacher values

  • Te reo Maori influence
  • cultural awareness, Maori and other cultures of the world
  • positive acknowledgement and behaviour
  • tuakana / teina
  • 110% work ethic
  • goal setting
  • collective learning environment
  • student interests

Matua Russell's philosophy to classroom management

Friday, Aug. 9th, 9pm

Waikato, New Zealand



  • positive
  • insightful
  • encouraging
  • supportive
  • cool