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Film literacy – the power of images
Film literacy – the power of images

Film literacy, as a field of academic interest, has far more to do with language education than it does with the films we see at the cinema.

The Research Files Episode 14: Andreas Schleicher on the impact of technology on learning outcomes
The Research Files Episode 14: Andreas Schleicher on the impact of technology on learning outcomes

Andreas Schleicher joins Teacher from Paris to talk about the findings of a recent OECD report that explores the impact of technology on student learning outcomes.

Great tech can’t replace poor teaching
Great tech can’t replace poor teaching

Investing heavily in ICT for education doesn't lead to appreciable improvements in student achievement in reading, maths or science, according to a new OECD study.

Adding options and making a difference
Adding options and making a difference

When it comes to seating arrangements, are you a fan of the horseshoe? Rows of desks? One educator shares a strategy that's working in her classroom.

Microscope goes beyond classroom walls
Microscope goes beyond classroom walls

Christine Haynes recently tested out a wireless handheld microscope with Year 4 students. Here, she reflects on her experience with it and whether it could enhance students’ learning.

Mobile phones in the classroom
Mobile phones in the classroom

Banning mobile phones from schools boosts student performance in high stakes tests, according to a study published by the London School of Economics (LSE).

Standing tall
Standing tall

The argument for working at standing desks often centres on the related health benefits, but a new study suggests they could increase student engagement.

Learning by teaching ... a robot
Learning by teaching ... a robot

Researchers are exploring how an artificially-intelligent robot can help children improve their handwriting skills, by placing the youngsters in the role of teacher.

The Research Files Episode 8: Kiri Mealings on noisy classrooms
The Research Files Episode 8: Kiri Mealings on noisy classrooms

Teacher talks to Kiri Mealings about a new study involving colleagues at Macquarie University and Australia's National Acoustics Laboratories, into noise levels in open plan classrooms.

The Research Files Episode 7: Julian Fraillon on ICILS
The Research Files Episode 7: Julian Fraillon on ICILS

Julian Fraillon discusses the results of the pioneering International Computer and Information Literacy Study, which took place for the first time in 2013. 

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