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Getting all children off to a good start
Getting all children off to a good start

One of the biggest challenges we face in improving quality and equity in our schools is to better address the learning needs of the many children who, on entry to school, are at risk of being locked into trajectories of long-term low achievement, writes Professor Geoff Masters AO.

Reflections on classroom inquiry project success
Reflections on classroom inquiry project success

‘[Ruby] has been working on this project for many months and comes to each day with a new idea to try, or a new way to achieve something already attempted.' 

Nature Pedagogy - inside, outside and beyond
Nature Pedagogy - inside, outside and beyond

For Nature Pedagogue Claire Warden, outdoor learning is about giving children an opportunity to learn in and with the natural world.

Social and emotional learning in schools
Social and emotional learning in schools

Principals, teachers, and the public are increasingly recognising the importance of teaching social and emotional skills to students alongside academic skills.

Removing grades from student reports
Removing grades from student reports

The traditional A to E report card is a thing of the past at Nossal High School, where grades have been removed to give more targeted and useful feedback to students and parents.

School climate - the effect on transition
School climate - the effect on transition

Donna Cross and Leanne Lester look at how components of school climate can affect the transition from primary to secondary.

Creative insight problem solving: What teachers should know
Creative insight problem solving: What teachers should know

What should teachers know about creative insight problem solving? Dr Sacha DeVelle provides Teacher readers with some insight.

Developing a nation of innovative thinkers
Developing a nation of innovative thinkers

By including programming in the curriculum, should the aim be to produce a nation of coders? Not so, according to Code Club Australia's Kelly Tagalan.

Homework culture key to flipped learning success
Homework culture key to flipped learning success

If you want to implement a flipped learning approach that makes a successful impact, then you might want to start by taking a look at your school's homework culture.

The ‘long tail’ of underachievement
The ‘long tail’ of underachievement

One of the biggest challenges educators face is to find better ways to meet the learning needs of the many students who fall behind in our schools, fail to meet year-level expectations (often year after year) and, as a consequence, become increasingly disengaged, writes Professor Geoff Masters AO.