21 March 2019
Yasodai Selvakumaran has made the top 10 finalists for the 2019 Global Teacher Prize. We catch up with her to discuss her approach to teaching Humanities at her western Sydney school and how she builds confidence in her students.
13 March 2019
Music teacher Scott Maxwell was recently named ARIA Music Teacher of the Year. In this article he shares how he engages students in music, how the Arts can encourage community connections and why he writes school musicals from scratch.
12 March 2019
Music teacher Scott Maxwell was named ARIA Music Teacher of the Year in 2018. In today’s article, he shares how he’s developed a positive performance culture that tackles performance anxiety at his South Australian school.
07 March 2019
In the latest Teacher podcast, we catch up with Dylan Wiliam to talk about effective questioning in the classroom, including the benefits of a no hands up policy, a classroom display called ‘the parking lot’, and planning your lesson around hinge questions.
21 February 2019
UK educator Craig Heeley landed his first ever Head Teacher role at the beginning of this year and he’s been sharing his experiences with the world via Twitter. In today’s podcast, he discusses strategies he’s using to get to know the staff, parents and students in his school community, and the role of mentoring.
15 February 2019
In a UNICEF Australia national survey, secondary students were asked for their views about the education system. What aspects of school do they feel positive about? What motivates them to succeed? Find out in today’s infographic.
30 January 2019
Dr Alison Davis from Vision Education New Zealand sits down with Teacher magazine’s Dominique Russell to discuss the importance of understanding motivation from a student’s perspective.
24 January 2019
According to Dr Jeff Thomas in today’s podcast, the beginning of the school year is an amazing opportunity to build relationships with students and to establish explicit expectations around student behaviour. But he says, it’s important to plan for positive behaviour.
21 January 2019
Professor Nan Bahr thinks there’s a lot that educators can learn from Winnie the Pooh and his mates. Here, she reflects on the journey of Piglet to illustrate why we need to turn our considerations for teaching upside down to enable us to better address the needs of learners for lifelong resilience and success.
16 January 2019
In his latest Teacher video Greg Whitby speaks to Katherine Stennett about how learning at Mother Teresa Primary is driven by students and their interests, and how staff work together to develop units of work based on this approach.
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