21 June 2018
Students from two Australian secondary schools have received international recognition for their problem solving skills in the International Mathematical Modeling Challenge (IMMC), which asked them to produce an original mathematical model to solve a real-world problem.
05 October 2017
Professor Simone Reinhold joins Teacher to discuss inquiry based learning in primary mathematics, including the benefits of students working on a common task with differentiated outcomes, and the role of the educator in finding a balance between explorative and informative learning.
26 October 2015
According to Professor Geoff Masters AO, one of the biggest challenges we face in school education is to reduce current disparities in the schooling experiences of students in Australia’s most and least advantaged schools
01 September 2015
Schools must work with parents to ensure they receive useful, meaningful information about their child's learning, says Professor Dylan Wiliam.
31 August 2015
Setting high expectations, putting faces on the data and making student growth visible to the whole community has helped accelerate literacy learning at this school.
10 August 2015
Real reform and significant progress in improving the quality and equity of Australian schooling depend on tackling our deepest and most stubborn educational challenges, writes Professor Geoff Masters AO.
04 August 2015
Teacher chats to Dr Peter Goss about a research paper highlighting schools and education systems that are starting to do targeted teaching in a more systematic way.
08 July 2015
‘We’ve only really just started … but already we’re seeing some good things.’ Teacher chats to a Singaporean educator about the impact of a three-year program to support differentiation in the elementary years.
09 June 2015
In this two part series, we look at how one school is using research-informed strategies to challenge high achieving students in maths.