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.
01 February 2017
Several studies have shown that school tardiness has a negative impact on learning outcomes for both the late student and their classroom peers. Here, we explore the issue.
28 June 2016
In his latest Teacher video Greg Whitby speaks to Brad Carroll, from St Mary MacKillop Primary in Penrith South, New South Wales, about the school’s Stage 2 Strings program.
03 May 2016
Greg Whitby speaks to one educator about his school’s programs which use real life tasks to get girls in Years 9 and 10 engaged in engineering and science.
20 April 2016
In the second part of our Q&A on staging a successful school exhibition, Kara Blond, Director of Exhibitions at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, takes us through the roles and skills needed to stage and manage an exhibition.