23 January 2019
In this extract from Rethinking Homework: Best Practices That Support Diverse Needs, US education professor Cathy Vatterott discusses the importance of making tasks relevant and giving students more control over their learning.
10 January 2019
A new study examines the gender differences in the friendships and conflicts of both girls and boys with autism, relative to their neurotypical peers. In today’s podcast we speak to two of the researchers, Dr Felicity Sedgewick and Dr Liz Pellicano.
27 November 2018
Australian high school students experience higher levels of schoolwork-related anxiety than their OECD peers, according to a new report released by the Australian Council for Educational Research.
18 October 2018
What are some practical strategies teachers could use in the classroom to assist students with ADHD? Dr Emma Sciberras from Deakin University joins Teacher to discuss her research on children with ADHD and their behaviour, learning and day-to-day living.
11 October 2018
In today’s Q&A, we hear from Gunda Tire, the National Project Manager for PISA in Estonia, who shares more about the features of the Estonian school system, and what teachers have been doing to support students to reach their educational potential.
27 August 2018
Much discussion of evidence-based teaching is based on a narrow definition that would benefit from a broader recognition of the role of evidence in teaching and learning, Professor Geoff Masters AO writes in his latest Teacher column.
02 July 2018
Collecting evidence to become a fully registered teacher is a requirement for teachers in the first years of their career. But what does this evidence actually look like? A new report from the Teacher Registration Board of Western Australia provides a WA perspective.
17 April 2018
In a recent Teacher article, two schools discussed their differing policies on mobile phone use during school hours. Here, we look at a range of studies that have explored the positives and negatives of allowing mobile phones to be used in class.
01 March 2018
Research from beyondblue shows that boosting children’s resilience can be done in an everyday way, through the routine activities and interactions that occur in children’s lives each day, and through more structured programs. Professor Andrew Martin takes a closer look at the latter approach.
15 January 2018
When two senior Music teachers saw a need to improve the quality of student’s home practice of chosen instruments, they implemented a strategy of solitary, deliberate music practice. In consultation with the school’s Master Teacher, they developed a model aimed at improving student learning outcomes.
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