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Fractions – getting it right for the wrong reasons

Many students get the correct answers to mathematics tasks, even though their thinking is incorrect. Teachers need to be aware of the possible misconceptions their students may have.

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STEAM education - taking a co-design approach

The STEAMpunk Girls project involves researchers from University of Technology Sydney working with high school students and teachers to co-design a project-based learning program.

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Teaching the language of the curriculum

To be successful in their learning, students need to understand the language of the curriculum – not only to comprehend what’s being said, but also what’s being asked of them.

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Global Education: 21st Century skills

Ahead of his 2017 Australian Learning Lecture, Charles Fadel joins Teacher to discuss the skills young people today will need in order to thrive as members of the workforce and of society.

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Using Creative Education in your classroom

In the second of two articles, Dr Tim Patston shares examples of how it’s possible to teach in more creative ways while still meeting curriculum requirements.

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Introducing Creative Education in a school

Dr Tim Patston discusses why his school introduced a Creative Education approach to teaching and learning, and outlines the process taken to develop the framework.

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Changing the mental mantra to ‘I love maths’

How do you teach students who say, ‘I hate maths’? Through an intensive, self-motivating brain-based program – and with the help of some Lego – as Dr Ragnar Purje explains.

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Teacher wellbeing – making staff feel valued

'It is important that staff feel valued and a sense of belonging.' In this Q&A, Therese Joyce shares some of the strategies being used to support staff wellbeing at her school.

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Trauma informed practice in action

This school implemented trauma informed practice to support learners with a refugee background, but it’s an approach that’s benefiting all students, staff and parents.

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Parental views on LGBTQ-inclusive curriculum

What should LGBTQ-inclusivity look like in the K-12 curriculum? This was one question in a study aimed at better understanding parental views regarding LGBTQ-inclusive education.

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