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The role of synchrony in collaborative learning

In an effort to understand how students learn, these researchers have collaborated across disciplines to explain the role of synchrony in collaborative learning.

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Classroom observation for teacher improvement

In our latest reader submission, Principal Christine Cawsey AM and Dr Tony Loughland of UNSW discuss key questions around observing a class and giving instructive feedback.

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Teaching self-regulated learning skills

The evolution of the teacher-controlled learning environment to include more self-directed online education has highlighted the need for students to develop self-regulated learning skills.

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Informing practice with strong evidence

School leaders face numerous challenges on a daily basis. To choose wisely in the face of such challenges, John Bush explores why school leaders should look to high quality evidence to support their professional judgement.

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School connectedness for students on the autism spectrum

Recent research suggests that school connectedness is every bit as important for students on the autism spectrum as for other students.

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Snapchatting in schools – how are school leaders managing issues of cyber bullying and sexting?

Recognising the social impact of Snapchat, a team of researchers from the University of New England’s School of Education conducted a research project to find out more about the ways that the media is used by young people and its influence in schools.

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The potential of games-based environments for learning

Video games have been widely used in education for decades now. The challenge is finding games that engage students while meeting curriculum needs.

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Implementing a cross-curricular approach

The phrase ‘cross-curricular’ is often referred to in schools. David Roy, a Lecturer in Education and Creative Arts, explores why it’s important and how it can be implemented.

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Promoting growth mindset and effort in mathematics classrooms

Associate Professor Jane Mitchell, Associate Professor Sara Murray and Jeffrey Larsen share a feedback strategy to encourage students to make a consistent effort in mathematics class, and to help them see a connection between their effort and achievement.

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Understanding and developing global citizenship

How a new certification process using a developmental continuum is helping school communities define what global citizenship means for them and what it looks like in action.

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