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.
14 December 2018
In this special end of year episode, we take a trip down memory lane and select some of our favourite Teacher podcast moments from 2018.
28 November 2018
Dr Carol Newall from Macquarie University joins Teacher to talk about her latest study, which investigates how a child’s gender impacts an adult's perception of their ability and their enjoyment of Science.
27 November 2018
Australian high school students experience higher levels of schoolwork-related anxiety than their OECD peers, according to a new report released by the Australian Council for Educational Research.
26 November 2018
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.
22 November 2018
At Bradshaw Primary School in the Northern Territory, the use of Professional Learning Communities has included implementing Collaborative Learning Teams (CLTs) in order to improve the reading results of students.
21 November 2018
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.
15 November 2018
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.
12 November 2018
In his final Teacher column of the year, OECD Director of Education and Skills Andreas Schleicher argues the biggest risk to schooling today isn’t its inefficiency, but that our way of schooling is losing its purpose and relevance.
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