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Evidence-informed approaches to help every student succeed
Evidence-informed approaches to help every student succeed

Dr Lyn Sharratt explores three practical learning, teaching and leading approaches – writing to improve critical literacy skills, bump-it-up walls, and collaborative assessment of student work – that each support teachers’ focus on creating critically literate graduates.

Curriculum integration of digital citizenship
Curriculum integration of digital citizenship

For teachers and students at St Columban’s College, digital citizenship isn’t a one-off lesson or a bolt-on program delivered at a set time of the year. It’s at the heart of the curriculum, in all subjects and across all year levels.

School Improvement Episode 18: Supporting primary Science teachers
School Improvement Episode 18: Supporting primary Science teachers

At Warrigal Road State School in Brisbane, the focus on inquiry learning in Science was an identified area of improvement. Lead Science teacher Brett Crawford explains what Science education was like before he began mentoring teachers, and shares details of a couple of his budget-friendly experiments.

The Arts in the K-2 classroom: Belonging, Being and Becoming
The Arts in the K-2 classroom: Belonging, Being and Becoming

The Arts are a required element of teaching K-2 in Australia and coexist with learning in the early years classroom. In today’s reader submission, Karen Watson and David Roy explore how they can be implemented in practice.

Most borrowed library books
Most borrowed library books

As an educator, how do you encourage your students to discover new books they’ll not only enjoy, but that will also expand their interests? Today’s article looks at the texts that made the 2018 Civica Libraries Index of most borrowed books.

The effective use of teaching assistants
The effective use of teaching assistants

What are the most effective ways to improve student learning with a teaching assistant? In today’s article, Associate Director at Evidence for Learning Dr Tanya Vaughan explores this question.

STEM: What’s holding females back?
STEM: What’s holding females back?

Dr Sue Thomson addresses three broad areas that may hold females back from participation in STEM subjects in school and in entering these careers, providing teachers with the knowledge to address the underlying issues.

Global Education Episode 16: Principal partnerships in South Africa
Global Education Episode 16: Principal partnerships in South Africa

To increase the leadership capacity of principals in South Africa, Dr Louise van Rhyn founded a program named Partners for Possibility, which pairs business leaders with principals for a 12-month structured leadership development program.

The Arts in early childhood learning
The Arts in early childhood learning

The importance of early childhood learning as a foundational building block to lifelong learning is well recognised. This is the first article of two that will explore the place of the Arts in early learning in Australia.

Action research: Physical activity and student writing
Action research: Physical activity and student writing

Teachers Leah Carter and Hugo Engele are undertaking a two-year action research project to investigate the impact of physical activity on student writing ability. Here, they share the research aims and what has happened so far.

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