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Linking learning spaces to pedagogy
Linking learning spaces to pedagogy

Last month, St Joseph’s Nudgee College was named the inaugural winner in the schools category of the Library Design Awards 2017. Here we speak to the architect behind the award-winning library and the teacher librarian who now manages it.

Behaviour management Q&A: The theory to practice gaps
Behaviour management Q&A: The theory to practice gaps

In today's Q&A, Dr Sue O’Neill from the School of Education at UNSW Sydney discusses the theory to practice gaps in behaviour management for preservice, beginning, and experienced teachers.

The school curriculum: about time
The school curriculum: about time

'Too often in our schools, the time-bound curriculum does not deliver learning experiences matched to individuals’ present levels of achievement and learning needs,' Professor Geoff Masters AO writes in his latest Teacher column.

Research to practice – implementation in education
Research to practice – implementation in education

Quality implementation of educational approaches can have a significant impact on student outcomes. That’s why the quality of the implementation is as important as the program itself.

The best in contemporary school libraries
The best in contemporary school libraries

Innovative library designs were celebrated this evening when St Joseph’s Nudgee College was named the inaugural winner in the schools category of the Library Design Awards 2017.

STEM learning – international best practice
STEM learning – international best practice

Queensland science teacher Sarah Chapman is passionate about engaging youngsters in STEM education and has travelled the world gathering evidence of international best practice.

Assessment online: informing teaching and learning
Assessment online: informing teaching and learning

Online assessments are capable of providing significantly improved feedback to teaching and learning. Experience in schools is demonstrating the potential of online assessment – provided the foundations are right.

Global Teacher Prize: David Calle
Global Teacher Prize: David Calle

A decade ago, Spanish teacher David Calle began uploading videos of simple maths lessons to YouTube to provide students, many of whom can’t afford private tutoring, with additional support beyond the traditional classroom.

Fractions – getting it right for the wrong reasons
Fractions – getting it right for the wrong reasons

Many students get the correct answers to mathematics tasks, even though their thinking is incorrect. Teachers need to be aware of the possible misconceptions their students may have.

STEAM education - taking a co-design approach
STEAM education - taking a co-design approach

The STEAMpunk Girls project involves researchers from UTS working with high school students and teachers to co-design a project-based learning program.