20 March 2020
One teacher from Australia has been named alongside educators from 37 other countries in the top 50 shortlist for the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize 2020. Here, we look at the work she’s doing in her school.
19 March 2020
St Helena Secondary College in Victoria embarked on a journey to improve the quality and accuracy of teacher judgements on their student reports, in order to better reflect student achievement. We’re joined by Kate Williams to hear about the process and where they’re at on their journey.
16 March 2020
Using simple physical objects that students can visualise, touch and move to express their thinking is an inexpensive and effective classroom resource to explore mathematical concepts and encourage learning.
18 February 2020
When seeking ways to improve students’ academic outcomes, sometimes teachers and school leaders fail to ask for input from those who can offer perhaps the most important perspective – the students themselves.
13 February 2020
Assumption College in Kilmore has been implementing a curriculum reform initiative called ‘myMAP’ for the beginning of the 2020 school year. In today’s Q&A, Vaughan Cleary, Deputy Principal of Learning and Teaching, explains how it works in practice and supports students on their individual learning journeys.
12 February 2020
Choosing the correct level of senior school mathematics can boost a student’s chances of doing well in the first year of maths and science courses at university. That’s one of the takeaways from a new Australian study.
04 February 2020
Mathematics teacher Holly Millican shares three activities she uses in her classroom to teach students to read time on an analogue clock, and to help those who struggle with the concept of elapsed time.
28 January 2020
What makes a teacher great? In our latest reader submission, David de Carvalho, CEO of the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA), explores some of the characteristics that great teachers have in common.
23 January 2020
Dr John Munro joins Teacher to discuss gifted learners – in particular, how to identify these learners, how to understand their learning needs and how to encourage them to reach their potential in the classroom and beyond.
22 January 2020
Drawing on students’ enthusiasm and engagement with the medium of film, David Chapman decided to introduce a documentary filmmaking unit in his Year 7 English lessons. Here, he explains how he did it and shares tips for other educators.
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