skip to main content
Jo Earp

Jo Earp

Jo Earp is the editor of Teacher.

Artificial intelligence, robotics and coding
Artificial intelligence, robotics and coding

Can computers think? What is intelligence? Can we build a robot that learns from its past experiences? These are some of the tricky questions Year 6 students have been tackling as they explore the role of robots and machine technology in society while learning to code.

Thinking differently about assessment with Professor Geoff Masters
Thinking differently about assessment with Professor Geoff Masters

In today’s video Teacher magazine sits down with Australian Council for Educational Research CEO Professor Geoff Masters AO to discuss new ways of thinking about assessment.

Year 1 literacy and numeracy checks
Year 1 literacy and numeracy checks

A government advisory panel has recommended the introduction of national literacy and numeracy checks in Year 1 as a way of identifying students who need additional support. Here we take a closer look at the report, including the benefits and challenges raised by teachers and principals.

The Research Files Episode 34: Factors influencing maths participation
The Research Files Episode 34: Factors influencing maths participation

Student participation rates in advanced maths and science subjects is declining. In today's podcast, Michael Jennings, an Associate Lecturer at the University of Queensland joins Teacher to discuss his research which explores factors influencing student selection of senior secondary maths subjects.

Infographic: Most borrowed picture books

The annual Civica Libraries Index compiled a list of the top 10 most borrowed picture books from regional and metropolitan libraries across Australia. So, which popular titles made the coveted list? Find out in today's infographic.

Challenging and enjoyable playground spaces
Challenging and enjoyable playground spaces

Thinking about how to engage, motivate and challenge students is all part of good lesson planning. Moving beyond the classroom, the same considerations can apply when creating and updating outdoor spaces for recreation and physical education.

The Research Files Episode 33: Teacher stress intervention programs
The Research Files Episode 33: Teacher stress intervention programs

In this episode of The Research Files we visit the University of Queensland to speak with Professor Annemaree Carroll and Dr Julie Bower, to find out about a teacher wellbeing study looking at the impact of two stress intervention programs.

The power of reflective practice
The power of reflective practice

Simon Clarke, Professor in the Graduate School of Education at The University of Western Australia, presented on the opening morning of Research Conference 2017 in Melbourne today, exploring the connections between leadership and learning.

A collaborative approach to teaching sport
A collaborative approach to teaching sport

Following the release of its Teaching Sport to Children discussion paper, the Australian Sports Commission wants to hear from teachers about a range of issues, including professional development needs, and building links with parents and volunteers.

Inspiration for your school or class library
Inspiration for your school or class library

If you’re looking to add books to your library or create a classroom collection, a student suggestion box could be one source of ideas. There’s also inspiration from outside school in the shape of annual lists of most popular books.


Skip to the top of the content.