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Designing the schools of the future

To continue with our learning spaces theme this month, Teacher has taken a closer look at the projects up for the ‘Future Projects: Education’ award category at this year’s World Architecture Festival awards.

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Infant simulators and teenage pregnancy

While the infant simulator-based Virtual Infant Parenting (VIP) programme is aimed at helping to reduce teenage pregnancy, research published in The Lancet has found it is having the opposite effect. Teacher chats to the study’s lead author Dr Sally Brinkman.

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Students shine at STEM Video Game Challenge

Students taking part in the Australian STEM Video Game Challenge had to design and build an original video game based on STEM concepts. Here, we take a look at the 2016 winners.

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Teaching fractions – a piece of cake?

A Queensland study has found that fractions are not only difficult for students to learn, but also difficult for teachers to teach. Teacher editor Jo Earp explores the research to discover why people find fractions so challenging.

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Creating places for learning

November is learning spaces month at Teacher magazine. Here, school designer, education facility planner, researcher and educator Peter Lippman looks at the history of school design and the importance of structure in open and flexible spaces.

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Primary robotics engaging students

Roberts McCubbin Primary School in Melbourne delivers a specialist robotics program to all students. After recent success at the RoboCup Junior Australian 2016 Open Championships, we chat to Robotics teacher Melinda Browne and Principal Marg Pickburn.

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Preschool a time for exploration and mastery

A new report recommends all children in Australia should have access to at least two years of preschool at three-years-old and discusses the elements of a high quality preschool program.

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Data walls to target whole school improvement

Catholic schools in Western Australia are drawing upon the expertise of international curriculum consultant Lyn Sharratt to target whole school improvement.

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Investigating teacher wellbeing

In part two of our Q&A with educator Renata Grudic, we find out about the tools and strategies being used to help teachers at Sydney’s Northern Beaches Secondary College (NBSC) build their resilience and wellbeing.

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Navigating the challenges of cross-curricular

In the final instalment of our three-part series, educator Leanne Chesterfield discusses the logistical challenges of developing and implementing a cross-curricular framework.

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