Pru Mitchell

Pru Mitchell

Pru Mitchell is Manager of Information Services at the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER). She has a background in teacher librarianship, global education and ICT leadership. ACER welcomes schools to join its Cunningham Library and gain access to specialist education and research services. Simply visit http://www.acer.edu.au/library

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Significant events in 2017 to help with lesson planning
Significant events in 2017 to help with lesson planning

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.

Critical thinking tools – the CRAP test
Critical thinking tools – the CRAP test

For two months now fake news has been the news.  So, how can educators help students to develop the skills they need to evaluate information? One tool is the CRAP test.

Teachers in school libraries - what does the data tell us?
Teachers in school libraries - what does the data tell us?

A recent study provides greater understanding of who is teaching in Australia’s school libraries and highlights two trends that warrant further attention.

2016 - A year for global understanding and action
2016 - A year for global understanding and action

At the start of a new year teachers are looking at the big picture priorities for their students. What does this year hold in terms of experiences, challenges and learning? 

From concept to classroom: translating research into practice
From concept to classroom: translating research into practice

The challenge for researchers is to make it easier for practitioners to find, understand and apply their work. But how can this be done? Pru Mitchell discusses.

Shine a light on 2015
Shine a light on 2015

Teachers planning theme-based units, displays and assemblies will find ideas in this round-up of celebrations and commemorations for 2015.