The latest instalment of Mission Australia's annual Youth Survey reveals mental health is now perceived to be the number one concern for young people aged 15 to 19. This infographic looks at the six issues chosen as most important by 2017 survey participants, and the trends since 2015.
The Global Teacher Prize awards US $1 million each year to one teacher who has made a remarkable impact as an educator. In today’s article, we speak to Australia’s Top 10 finalist Eddie Woo about helping students overcome maths anxiety and see the connections between mathematics and their life outside of the classroom.
In this regular blog, Miss Chen will be sharing some of the F-2 resources she’s been using in her classroom, which are all available to download for free via the Little J & Big Cuz website. For today’s activity, the class created their own picture story books about the animals they’d spotted while out on Country.
When building basic number fluency in children, strategy choice is the key to effective practice, according to Monash University’s Sarah Hopkins. In today’s article Hopkins shares findings from research to suggest what teachers can do to target children’s individual difficulties in developing basic number fluency.
'Young people need to feel confident seeking help and know where to turn. Equally those who young people turn to for support must be equipped with the information and resources to effectively help young people in times of need.'Read article
For the last three years school leaders and staff at Jordan River Learning Federation Senior School have been focusing on evidence-based teaching and reflection. It’s included the development of a professional learning approach called CCRP – Connect, Collect, Reflect and Progress.