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Sharing good practice: Gonski and individual student achievement
Sharing good practice: Gonski and individual student achievement

In this fortnightly series, Teacher takes a closer look at some of the Gonski recommendations and what they might look like in practice. Here, we explore the review panel’s focus on individual student achievement.

Using data – targeted maths teaching
Using data – targeted maths teaching

This secondary school has moved from a one-size-fits-all approach in maths to data-driven, targeted teaching, and it’s paying dividends. Find out more in today’s video.

Mapping progress – using data for teaching and learning
Mapping progress – using data for teaching and learning

It’s important to keep in mind that there are three central uses of data in school education. Professor Geoff Masters AO discusses.

School Improvement Episode 7: Geoff Masters and Robert Marshall
School Improvement Episode 7: Geoff Masters and Robert Marshall

Professor Geoff Masters AO and Robert Marshall discuss school improvement, effective assessment and the current grading system.

Teaching Methods: Differentiated instruction
Teaching Methods: Differentiated instruction

What is differentiated instruction? What are the main challenges for teachers wishing to use it in their classroom? Peter Westwood discusses in this Teacher Q&A.

Raising the bar
Raising the bar

Mapping learning against a developmental continuum has made it possible to monitor progress and set individual targets at this school.

Developing your assessment skills
Developing your assessment skills

Teacher puts three questions to Dr Sandy Heldsinger and Rob Hassell on the topic of assessment.

Making student growth visible
Making student growth visible

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.

Seeing, thinking and wondering
Seeing, thinking and wondering

‘When we can see an opportunity, we can think about what’s possible and then wonder how we can make it happen.’ Fiona Gordon discusses how allowing students to construct their own knowledge can create change.

Leading thinkers in conversation
Leading thinkers in conversation

Professor Geoff Masters AO, Dr Michele Bruniges AM and Sir Michael Barber gathered last month to discuss assessment reform and innovation. Here's a taste of what they had to say.