14 September 2018
New research explores the words most frequently written by students in Australia in their first three years of schooling. Today’s infographic looks at the words that were written at a high frequency, unique to each year level.
04 September 2018
Miss Chen shares some of the F-2 resources she’s been using in her classroom. In today’s activity, the students conduct an experiment to see which animals live in the school environment.
22 August 2018
A new research study has compiled a list of the 500 most frequently used words written by students in Australia in their first three years of schooling. What influences their word choices? Are there any gender differences? And, how has the list changed in a decade?
07 August 2018
Prep teacher Sarah Ferguson has been working with Australian academics Dr Jill Cheeseman and Dr Andrea McDonough to explore young students’ perceptions of maths learning.
01 August 2018
Miss Chen shares some of the F-2 resources she’s been using in her classroom. In today’s activity, the Foundation students learn more about the ocean in their Science lessons by visiting the local beach.
10 July 2018
Animated TV series Little J & Big Cuz, which seeks to support the successful transition from home to school for Indigenous children and their families, has been recognised at the 2018 Logie Awards.
27 June 2018
June is STEM month here at Teacher. In this Q&A we speak to Sharon de Rooy, one of 300 preschool educators involved in the Early Learning STEM Australia pilot.
05 June 2018
How early should educators be introducing children to the basics of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, and engaging them in STEM-related learning activities? An Australia-wide research project is zeroing in on preschool.
30 May 2018
Miss Chen shares some of the F-2 resources she’s been using in her classroom. In today’s activity, the students discuss their fears and we learn new strategies to begin to overcome them.
03 May 2018
Associate Professor Lynn Barnett-Morris joins Teacher to discuss her longitudinal study The education of playful boys: class clowns in the classroom. For the last three years she’s been researching Kindergarten-aged children to determine how playfulness in the classroom is viewed by the children themselves, their classmates and their teachers.
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