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Silburn scores a high five from global prize

This year promises to be something special for science teacher Dr Ken Silburn, who is the only Australian teacher to have made the top 50 finalists in the $1 million Global Teacher Prize.

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Critical thinking tools – the CRAP test

For two months now fake news has been the news.  So, how can educators help students to develop the skills they need to evaluate information? One tool is the CRAP test.

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Synchrony in collaborative learning

In an effort to understand how students learn, these researchers have collaborated across disciplines to explain the role of synchrony in collaborative learning.

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PISA 2015 brings more bad news for Australia

The PISA 2015 test results have brought more bad news for Australia’s education system with student performances in scientific, reading and mathematical literacy all in ‘absolute decline’.

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Integrating game-making into the curriculum

Each year the Australian STEM Video Game Challenge invites students to design and create their own game. Here’s how one school integrated it into their curriculum planning.

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Australian student performance flatlining

Australian results from the first of two major international education studies have indicated Years 4 and 8 student achievement in mathematics and science has flatlined over the past 20 years.

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Teaching Methods: Field trips

She’s been called a ‘true rockstar teacher’ – geoscientist Suzy Urbaniak has planned and led 45 Australian and international field trips. Here, she shares her tips in a Q&A with Teacher editor Jo Earp.

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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.

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Celebrating progress – PISA’s success stories

With the latest round of PISA test results due for release in December, we look beyond the top performers since 2000 and take a look at recent success stories.

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The world’s best school architecture

The German School was named the winner of the World Architecture Festival in the Schools – Completed Buildings category. Here, we take a closer look at the innovative project.

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