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Teaching the language of the curriculum

To be successful in their learning, students need to understand the language of the curriculum – not only to comprehend what’s being said, but also what’s being asked of them.

Video

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.

Audio

Podcast: Student self-regulation skills

Professor Sue Walker joins Teacher to discuss the findings of a new study that suggests girls start school with more 'self-regulation' skills – things like paying attention, staying on task and working independently.

Reader Submission / Short articles

Literary texts and pop culture references

Drawing parallels between Othello's choices and those of Anakin Skywalker in Star Wars; character stereotypes in Back to the Future. Educator Hedley Willsea explains how pop culture references in English units can help students.

Video

Addressing poor spelling habits

Language and literacy specialist Lyn Stone joins Teacher to discuss how educators can address poor spelling habits with senior school students.

Audio

Entrepreneurship education in Finland

Tiina-Maija Toivola joins us from Helsinki to talk about the award-winning Me & MyCity program that gives 6th Graders a chance to spend a day in their chosen profession and learn more about being a consumer and citizen.

Audio

Research Files Ep 28: Early literacy practice

In this month’s Research Files we discuss the findings of a three-year project in New Zealand that included analysis of pretend play – where students give voices to toys, objects and digital characters – and early literacy practices.

Short articles

Resources: Indigenous financial literacy

Educators working across the school age range can now access a new teaching resource to help them develop the financial literacy skills of Indigenous students.

Audio

Podcast: Using data to inform planning

Tasmanian teacher Cath Apanah joins Teacher to discuss how her school has been using data to inform its strategic plan and how they went about upskilling staff to use data effectively.

Video

How to get students excited about spelling

Language and literacy specialist Lyn Stone joins Teacher to discuss ways teachers can get primary school-aged children excited about spelling.

School community