30 November 2017
In today’s podcast special we speak with Neil Bramsen and Brett McKay who were named winners of the Prime Minister’s Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching – one for primary and one for secondary.
21 November 2017
Western Australia’s Butler College has created a culture of continuous learning and development for all of its staff. This long-term, whole-school approach focusses on improving the skills and capacity of all staff (including non-teaching staff) through various means, including action learning projects and peer-to-peer support and coaching.
01 November 2017
It’s Learning Spaces Month here at Teacher. At the beginning of the 2017 school year, Harbord Public School opened the doors of their brand new three-storey innovative learning environment. In today’s article we speak with Year 5 teacher Amber Fuller about how the students and teachers have settled in.
19 October 2017
Earlier this year Canadian educator Maggie MacDonnell was named winner of the Global Teacher Prize. In today’s article, she tells Teacher about the impact the prize has had on her students and explains more about the positive educational programs she’s implemented in her remote school community.
26 April 2017
How do you teach students who say, ‘I hate maths’? Through an intensive, self-motivating brain-based program – and with the help of some Lego – as Dr Ragnar Purje explains.
22 March 2017
Kate Perkins discusses the benefits of effective teacher-parent relationships, how to get reluctant parents involved in the classroom, and how to best manage parent-teacher interviews.
16 March 2017
What effect do different classroom seating arrangements have on student participation? Should teachers or students decide who sits where? We take a look at what the research says.
02 March 2017
Student disengagement in the classroom is widespread, according to a new Grattan Institute report. We sat down with the report’s co-author Julie Sonnemann to discuss the four school level recommendations that came out of this research.
01 March 2017
Dr Jasmine Green and Professor Andrew Martin explore adolescent motivation and engagement using personal best goal-setting and values driven action.
21 February 2017
Professor Leon Sterling explains why competitions and awards can, among other things, be a good outlet for students who excel and want to be challenged.