23 October 2019
In his second article on cinema in school education, Marc Barrett aims to assist teachers with that most difficult of challenges, when it comes to hosting film clips in the classroom – that of clip selection.
22 October 2019
In the first of two articles, Marc Barrett explores the work of Alain Bergala on the potential of short film clips to engage school students in learning across the curriculum.
16 October 2019
How can educators teach and assess the General Capabilities – skills like critical thinking, creative thinking, collaboration, and problem solving? In today’s podcast, Dr Claire Scoular discusses an assessment framework she’s developed for measuring and monitoring these skills in the classroom.
14 October 2019
How can schools best work with parents to support students and improve their learning? Dr Tanya Vaughan and Susannah Schoeffel explore two evidence-based recommendations from a new guidance report for Australian practitioners, and share practical examples of action.
10 October 2019
Body image issues can affect anyone, but many still think of it as a female issue. We speak to the National Manager of Prevention Services at The Butterfly Foundation about an educator’s role in supporting all students – particularly boys – and their body image.
09 October 2019
In her video series on Making Maths fun, South Grafton High School teacher Holly Millican shares three maths activities that she uses in her classroom to start or finish off her lessons.
08 October 2019
Our annual reader survey has just concluded for another year, and we’re already acting on your feedback and suggestions. In this article, we share how some of you are using Teacher to support your practice.
07 October 2019
Can simple prompts help encourage more trainee teachers to apply for placements in rural and remote schools? In today’s Q&A we speak to Dr Karen Tindall, a Senior Adviser at the Behavioural Insights Team Australia about a trial in New South Wales.
04 October 2019
In this monthly series, we take a look at some further readings available on a particular topic, including open access research papers from various online catalogues. This month’s theme is 21st Century skills.
02 October 2019
‘How quick we are as teachers to put our students on the spot to write a complete narrative piece and wonder why we are constantly plagued with, “I can't think!”. South Australian primary school teacher Bec Drozdoff explains how she tackles this challenge in her writing lessons.
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