So, you want to introduce coding in class but with so many programming languages out there how do you choose the one that’s right for your students? We asked Associate Professor James Curran for help.
16 February 2017
17 February 2017
The Australian Government's Department of Health recommends a maximum of two hours per day of screen time for entertainment for kids aged five to 12, but how many children adhere to these guidelines?
15 February 2017
It’s Technology Week at Teacher. In the latest episode of our Teaching Methods podcast series, we discuss strategies to build a classroom presence and rapport when videoconferencing with remote students.
14 February 2017
Dr Chris Campbell explains how a new digital resource project is encouraging educators and students to become curators, rather than just consumers, of teaching and learning content.
13 February 2017
It’s Technology Week here at Teacher. Today we take a look at the Granny Cloud network that’s supporting students in remote locations across the globe.
09 February 2017
Dr Alex Hill, Director of The Centre for High Performance, joins Teacher to discuss why there are five different types of school leaders, but only one type that can turn around a failing school.
07 February 2017
When digging in the ACER library archives we found the Crawford Small Parts Dexterity Test. In today’s video, editor Jo Earp gives it a go. Let’s see how she compares.
01 February 2017
Several studies have shown that school tardiness has a negative impact on learning outcomes for both the late student and their classroom peers. Here, we explore the issue.
Tags: attendance, behaviour, school culture, engagement, long reads
31 January 2017
Our guest for this first episode of the new series on Behaviour Management is Dr Bill Rogers. He shares his expertise on effective teaching, stress management, colleague support and teacher welfare.
Tags: behaviour, professional learning, audio
30 January 2017
New research explores how Australian schools are addressing issues of bullying and cyber bullying and the perceived effectiveness of the strategies used.
25 January 2017
Having a strong school professional learning community benefits students and teachers alike, but how do you go about building one?
24 January 2017
In his latest Teacher video Greg Whitby, Executive Director of Schools in the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta, speaks to Donna Harding about play-based learning in the early years.
23 January 2017
What is your personal challenge for 2017? What is your organisation’s challenge? Here, we take a look at some significant events that you could use to shape your lesson plans.
20 January 2017
What do you need information on? Differentiation? Leadership? Phonics? The second Teacher alphabet brings you quick links to popular content that you might find useful.
Tags: Teacher magazine, infographics
19 January 2017
This year promises to be something special for science teacher Dr Ken Silburn, who is the only Australian teacher to have made the top 50 finalists in the $1 million Global Teacher Prize.
Tags: STEM, science, expertise, international, long reads
17 January 2017
A new report from Stanford University has found that young people experience difficulties when it comes to evaluating information they find online. Teacher chats with the study's co-author Sarah McGrew.