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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

    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.

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      • Kris Burden
        By Kris Burden
        Jul 9

        Definitely more of a Maui. I enjoy taking risks, experimenting, finding out, problem solving, trying out new ideas. Live by "what would happen if..."

        With a sprinkling of Mahuika - supporting my learners in the digital world.

        • Phillipa Rimene
          By Phillipa Rimene
          Jul 9

          For the most part I would say I am like Mahuika - I like to have an idea of what I'm doing in advance. This said I am also flexible and willing to take a risk and try new things - and let students be the experts. 

          • Viv Hall
            By Viv Hall
            Jul 6

            I'm like Māui, get my fingers burnt countless times.  All part of 'risk-taking' although I am also fiercely protective so perhaps a mix.  Definitely need to learn some of Mahuika's patience though!

            • Anne-Louise Robertson
              By Anne-Louise Robertson
              Jul 5

              I think I'm generally like Maui. I jump in with both feet and sort out the mess as I go! I'm always the one that says 'pick me, pick me' when new opportunities are suggested and I think I have the curiosity and creativity to work things out and think on my feet.  Can get me into trouble though....!

              • Joanne Roberts
                By Joanne Roberts
                Jun 28

                I think I'm like Mahuika. I like to know the big picture and be really prepared before I try new things.

                • Nicola Tempero
                  By Nicola Tempero
                  Jun 26

                  I think Im generally more like Māui in the way I work and learn however the traits of Mahuika are definitely woven through as well . 

                  #belikemāui and mahuika

                   

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