20 August 2019
How comfortable are teachers with addressing grief and loss with students? Findings from a recent trial has shown that just over two hours of training in bereavement can drastically improve a teacher’s confidence in supporting bereaved children and their families.
19 August 2019
Many educators are filming themselves teaching in the classroom but there is still some uncertainty around the best way to do so. We speak to an educator who regularly films his lessons to get his top tips.
16 August 2019
The Australian Department of Industry, Innovation and Science commissioned a study to examine the attitudes of Australian students towards STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). In this infographic, we take a look at some of the findings.
14 August 2019
CSIRO’s Caja Gilbert sat down with Teacher to discuss how an inquiry-based science program is encouraging Indigenous students to choose STEM subjects in senior secondary school.
12 August 2019
It’s National Science Week and a key aim of the annual celebration is to increase engagement and interest in Science. Here, we take a look at what some of the research says about how students perceive Science.
07 August 2019
New research is uncovering how girls’ participation in sport is proving to be a lot lower than boys. In this video, we take a look at how girls’ confidence in sport, and other aspects of schooling, differs to boys’ confidence.
05 August 2019
Emeritus Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of New South Wales, John Sweller, has spent decades researching cognitive load theory, and says there are a large number of instructional procedures teachers can employ to lessen extraneous cognitive load.
31 July 2019
These past couple weeks at Teacher have been jam-packed. We welcomed a number of guests – from the eSafety commissioner to the ARIA Music Teacher of the Year – and we also featured a lot of content on the topic of literacy. Catch up on anything you might’ve missed in today’s podcast.
29 July 2019
Why should cognitive load theory be of interest and importance to K-12 teachers? Emeritus Professor John Sweller has been fundamental to the formulation of cognitive load theory, and in this Q&A he outlines the essential components of cognitive load theory for educators.
25 July 2019
At a school with high mobility of staff and students, building a whole-school culture of consensus and commitment is crucial. During her three years as principal at Batchelor Area School in the Northern Territory, Robyn Thorpe strived to achieve just this.
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