05 March 2019
If you’ve ever felt out of your depth or a lack of confidence when preparing to teach a particular concept, topic or aspect of the curriculum, where did you turn to for help? One source of support is external expertise.
20 February 2019
Miss Chen shares some of the F-2 resources she’s been using in her classroom. In today’s activity, the students are learning all about journeys and creating their own memory maps.
19 February 2019
On the day registrations open for the Australian STEM Video Game Challenge, Science teacher Dr Grant Pusey explains how his school has engaged students in STEM and supported teams for the past three years to enter winning original games in the national event.
18 February 2019
In her first column of the year, Julia Gillard discusses a new national mental health initiative from Beyond Blue. The program spans mental health promotion, prevention, early intervention and also provides a critical incident response service in the event of a suicide.
14 February 2019
Tom Bentley, Executive Director for Policy and Impact at RMIT University, reviews A Commitment to Growth: Essays in Education, by Professor Geoff Masters AO.
06 February 2019
In this extract from his new book, Professor Adrian Piccoli – Director of the Gonski Institute for Education – discusses the importance of strong school-parent partnerships, and why parents need to cut teachers and principals some slack.
05 February 2019
After surveying staff to assess where their strengths and areas for improvement lie, Principal Daryll Kinnane of Maningrida College in the Northern Territory began working on the next steps for growing the college as a Professional Learning Community (PLC).
29 January 2019
Every three years, a sample of Year 6 and 10 students in Australia are tested on their ICT Literacy. The scoring scale has six achievement levels. So, what activities might students at different levels be able to confidently complete?
25 January 2019
Once a fortnight the Teacher team ventures down to Room 3 – the basement archives at the Australian Council for Educational Research – to bring you education quotes from some of our favourite historical titles.
23 January 2019
In this extract from Rethinking Homework: Best Practices That Support Diverse Needs, US education professor Cathy Vatterott discusses the importance of making tasks relevant and giving students more control over their learning.
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