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    Tessa Gray
    How do you learn best? Are you more like Mahuika or Māui?
    1 June
    Public discussion Created by Tessa Gray

    Mahuika Mahuika, the keeper of fire possesses many traits such as kaitīaki/guardianship, responsible, insightful, long fuse/patient, protector, fierce, social good. These same traits can guide us online. #belikemahuika


    Māui possesses qualities like playfulness, innovative, adaptable, growth mindset, risk-taker, curiosity, problem solver, crafty, goal-oriented, active pursuit, bug fixer and collaborator. #belikemāui

    How do you learn best? Are you more like Mahuika or Māui? Why? Be brave, dive in and share a few sentences about yourself in the comments section below, so we can get to know each and learn from one another -tuakana–teina.



    I am probably a combination of both, I start out like Mahuika, a little more reserved and watchful but once I experience some success I become more like Maui.

    - By Kerri Bailey
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      • Justine Clark
        By Justine Clark
        Oct 13

        I think I have a bit of both.  i like to learn by playing round but also like to have a little knowledge first.


        • Melissa Grant
          By Melissa Grant
          Oct 8

          Keen to further my learning through this platform.  I am more like a Maui.

          • Michele Dakers
            By Michele Dakers
            Oct 3

            My learning style is probably a bit of both - Mahuika and Maui

            • Betsy Lui
              By Betsy Lui
              Sep 17

              Definitely a Maui too! Exploring and learning as I go. 

              • Fawziyyah Rafiq
                By Fawziyyah Rafiq
                Sep 5

                I think I am more of a Maui, I like to learn through play and experimenting.

                • Emily Caygill
                  By Emily Caygill
                  Sep 3

                  I'm definitely more of a Mahuika. I totally admire my Maui students though and think I need a bit more risk-taking in my teaching practice.

                  • Lisa Thorley
                    By Lisa Thorley
                    Sep 3

                    I am more Mahuika than Maui. I would like to think I could be more like Maui.

                    • Shabnam Suliman
                      By Shabnam Suliman
                      Sep 3

                      I think both are as important as each other- the credentials both Mahuika and Maui complement each other and I believe that as a teacher in a diverse learning environment- I need both to allow me to be resilient and confident. 

                      • Sangita Nand
                        By Sangita Nand
                        Sep 3

                        I am learn like both as I  like to know about things first before I try it. But I definitely try new things - hands-on after gaining new knowledge so that I understand things better. 

                        • Sue Foster
                          By Sue Foster
                          Aug 21

                          My Mahuika is there to keep my Maui spirit in line. Her mauri keeps me grounded to be able to be a free, playful risk taker.

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