19 February 2018
Why is it important to teach algorithmic thinking skills? Is algorithmic thinking the same as coding? Educators Greg Breese and David Shigrov answer these questions and more in today’s Q&A.
16 February 2018
The latest instalment of Mission Australia's annual Youth Survey reveals mental health is now perceived to be the number one concern for young people aged 15 to 19. This infographic looks at the six issues chosen as most important by 2017 survey participants, and the trends since 2015.
15 February 2018
The Global Teacher Prize awards US $1 million each year to one teacher who has made a remarkable impact as an educator. In today’s article, we speak to Australia’s Top 10 finalist Eddie Woo about helping students overcome maths anxiety and see the connections between mathematics and their life outside of the classroom.
14 February 2018
In this regular blog, Miss Chen will be sharing some of the F-2 resources she’s been using in her classroom, which are all available to download for free via the Little J & Big Cuz website. For today’s activity, the class created their own picture story books about the animals they’d spotted while out on Country.
13 February 2018
Taking a postgraduate qualification is an opportunity to not only upgrade your personal skill-set, but also add to the collective staff expertise in your school community.
12 February 2018
‘… teachers talked about how they can prepare today’s students for their future, rather than for our past.’ Teacher columnist Andreas Schleicher shares details of discussions from the recent Qudwa Global Teachers’ Forum, which brought together 800 educators.
09 February 2018
In this case study, educators from New South Wales outline the development of a teacher professional learning program, run in tandem with a whole school focus on project-based learning.
08 February 2018
In this episode we visit Western Port Secondary College – one of 21 government schools involved in the Australian initiative The Paradigm Shifters: Entrepreneurial learning in schools – to talk to assistant principal Hannah Lewis and student Harry Hainsworth.
07 February 2018
What does a Highly Accomplished teacher look like? And, what do you need to do to become one? These were two of the questions posed by New South Wales educator Anne Gripton before she embarked on her journey to become certified Highly Accomplished.
06 February 2018
This month, we’ve been finding out how Parklands Christian College introduced a STEM Studies elective. Here, Kristie Schulz talks about student assessment and reflects on some of the highlights and challenges of the last 12 months.