36 Results

Reader Submission / Long reads

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.

Reader Submission / Long reads

Literacy programs: Getting staff on board

Andrew Nicholls discusses how staff professional development supported the implementation of a literacy program at his school, as well as the program’s impact on student learning outcomes.

Reader Submission / Long reads

Designing a whole-school literacy program

One educator discusses the process he undertook when tasked with the job of revamping his school's literacy program.

Reader Submission / Long reads

Motivation and engagement

How much does student motivation and engagement change over the course of a day, a week, and a month at school? How much does motivation and engagement vary from student to student?

Reader Submission / Long reads

Sources of teacher stress

What are the common sources of stress for secondary teachers? This research uncovers three central themes, and compares data from Australia and Hong Kong.

Reader Submission / Short articles

Conversational writing style and engagement

Does adopting a formal or a conversational style in learning materials affect learning processes and outcomes? Three academics discuss.

Reader Submission / Long reads

Sharing your work - getting published

Teacher contributor Hedley Willsea offers his tips on how fellow educators can share their work with the wider community by getting published.

Reader Submission / Long reads

Visual learning in English

‘Perhaps the greatest benefit of teaching and learning through pictures is two-fold: imaginations can be primed and personal responses can be triggered as the foundation of a full critical analysis.’

Reader Submission / Long reads

Creating a positive school culture

This reader submission focuses on the principal of a school that has experienced a remarkable improvement in graduation numbers, due to sustained change in the school culture.

Reader Submission / Opinion

Reflections from a trip to Finland

Two educators recently embarked on a professional learning journey to Finland. Here, they reflect on the lessons they learned from the Finnish system.

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