13 November 2018
The Arts are a required element of teaching K-2 in Australia and coexist with learning in the early years classroom. In today’s reader submission, Karen Watson and David Roy explore how they can be implemented in practice.
30 October 2018
The importance of early childhood learning as a foundational building block to lifelong learning is well recognised. This is the first article of two that will explore the place of the Arts in early learning in Australia.
02 October 2018
Miss Chen shares some of the F-2 resources she’s been using in her classroom. In today’s activity, the students discuss ‘what it means to be a good friend’ and play a traditional Indigenous game together.
14 September 2018
New research explores the words most frequently written by students in Australia in their first three years of schooling. Today’s infographic looks at the words that were written at a high frequency, unique to each year level.
04 September 2018
Miss Chen shares some of the F-2 resources she’s been using in her classroom. In today’s activity, the students conduct an experiment to see which animals live in the school environment.
22 August 2018
A new research study has compiled a list of the 500 most frequently used words written by students in Australia in their first three years of schooling. What influences their word choices? Are there any gender differences? And, how has the list changed in a decade?
13 August 2018
Emeritus Professor Bill Louden from the University of Western Australia presented at Research Conference 2018 in Sydney. His session, titled Evidence-based approaches to school improvement: Kimberley Schools Project outlined the fundamental principles that underpin the thinking behind the project.
07 August 2018
Prep teacher Sarah Ferguson has been working with Australian academics Dr Jill Cheeseman and Dr Andrea McDonough to explore young students’ perceptions of maths learning.
01 August 2018
Miss Chen shares some of the F-2 resources she’s been using in her classroom. In today’s activity, the Foundation students learn more about the ocean in their Science lessons by visiting the local beach.
10 July 2018
Animated TV series Little J & Big Cuz, which seeks to support the successful transition from home to school for Indigenous children and their families, has been recognised at the 2018 Logie Awards.