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A structured coaching model to support staff
A structured coaching model to support staff

Introducing evidence-based programs and interventions is one strategy that can be used by schools to target specific improvements in student outcomes. For this principal, having ongoing support mechanisms for staff is a crucial part of the implementation process.

Developing student writing skills
Developing student writing skills

How important are spelling, grammar and punctuation when it comes to primary students’ achievement in writing composition? An Australian study provides some interesting insights.

Being sensitive when marking student spelling
Being sensitive when marking student spelling

It’s important to be sensitive as to why students are making spelling mistakes, rather than simply handing back work covered in red marker, language and literacy specialist Lyn Stone says.

Addressing poor spelling habits with senior students
Addressing poor spelling habits with senior students

Language and literacy specialist Lyn Stone joins Teacher to discuss how educators can address poor spelling habits with senior school students.

How to get primary students excited about spelling
How to get primary students excited about spelling

Language and literacy specialist Lyn Stone joins Teacher to discuss ways teachers can get primary school-aged children excited about spelling.

Teacher’s Dictionary: Volume 1
Teacher’s Dictionary: Volume 1

Education has its fair share of buzzwords, but have you ever considered their origin? We've teamed up with experts at Macquarie Dictionary for a new regular feature.

A cross-curricular approach to spelling
A cross-curricular approach to spelling

‘The ability to spell is without doubt a literacy skill that does span the entire curriculum.’ Peter Westwood discusses a cross-curricular approach to spelling.

Fast five: Spelling errors
Fast five: Spelling errors

Analysing student spelling errors and recognising patterns can help you identify underlying issues and come up with teaching and learning strategies.