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Integrating game-making into the curriculum
Integrating game-making into the curriculum

Each year the Australian STEM Video Game Challenge invites students to design and create their own game. Here’s how one school integrated it into their curriculum planning.

Teaching Methods: Field trips
Teaching Methods: Field trips

She’s been called a ‘true rockstar teacher’ – geoscientist Suzy Urbaniak has planned and led 45 Australian and international field trips. Here, she shares her tips in a Q&A with Teacher editor Jo Earp.

Topic planning in a cross-curricular framework
Topic planning in a cross-curricular framework

Staff at a Queensland school have developed and implemented a cross-curricular framework. Here, they share examples of topic planning.

Newbies more likely to be teaching outside their subject specialisation
Newbies more likely to be teaching outside their subject specialisation

Just over one-quarter of Year 7-10 teachers in Australian schools are teaching out of field, with those at the start of their careers more likely to be teaching a subject they haven’t specialised in.

A cross-curricular approach to spelling
A cross-curricular approach to spelling

‘The ability to spell is without doubt a literacy skill that does span the entire curriculum.’ Peter Westwood discusses a cross-curricular approach to spelling.

Implementing a cross-curricular approach
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.

Focusing on the process, not just the product
Focusing on the process, not just the product

Principal Susan Just reflects on the benefits and challenges of using a digital fabrication lab to engage girls in Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Maths (STEAM).

Fieldwork ‘fundamental’ to Geography
Fieldwork ‘fundamental’ to Geography

Getting students out of the classroom and conducting their own investigations increases engagement and interest in Geography. Therefore, it is important for educators to incorporate fieldwork into their unit planning.

2016 - A year for global understanding and action
2016 - A year for global understanding and action

At the start of a new year teachers are looking at the big picture priorities for their students. What does this year hold in terms of experiences, challenges and learning? 

Laying the foundations
Laying the foundations

The formal partnership between this school and its local council supports remote, rural students who are transitioning into further education or employment.

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