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Reader Submission / Short articles

Feedback to support lifelong learning

To develop lifelong learners, the overarching goal of feedback should be to support the ability of students to self-monitor and self-regulate. However, not all feedback is equal.

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Being sensitive when marking student spelling

It’s important to be sensitive as to why students are making spelling mistakes, rather than simply handing back work covered in red marker, language and literacy specialist Lyn Stone says.

Short articles

Returning to learning – Rubik’s Cube revenge

We ask students to do it every day, but when was the last time you ventured out of your comfort zone to learn something new? Here’s what I learned from a Rubik’s Cube challenge.

Long reads

Making the most of parent-teacher interviews

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.

Reader Submission / Long reads

Personal best goals and values driven action

Dr Jasmine Green and Professor Andrew Martin explore adolescent motivation and engagement using personal best goal-setting and values driven action.

Reader Submission

Classroom observation and feedback

Last year Christine Cawsey and Dr Tony Loughland discussed five key questions around observing a class and giving feedback. Today, they return to the final three questions.

Reader Submission / Long reads

Classroom observation for teacher improvement

In our latest reader submission, Principal Christine Cawsey AM and Dr Tony Loughland of UNSW discuss key questions around observing a class and giving instructive feedback.

Long reads

Building strong student-teacher relationships

How often do you provide feedback to students? Now, how often do you ask for it? Student voice is at the heart of a push to build stronger teacher-student relationships at this school.

Reader Submission / Long reads

Promoting growth mindset and effort in maths

Associate Professor Jane Mitchell, Associate Professor Sara Murray and Jeffrey Larsen share a feedback strategy to encourage students to make a consistent effort in mathematics class, and to help them see a connection between their effort and achievement.

Reader Submission / Long reads

Putting mindset theory into practice

How a collaborative action research project between educators and academics is promoting a growth mindset in students and impacting on learning outcomes.

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