09 September 2019
A major change in the Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) has prompted one senior maths teacher to draw his students into deep thinking about mud crab fishing – and at the same time develop problem-solving and mathematical modelling skills needed for the new curriculum.
02 September 2019
Julia Atkin discusses how a teacher’s perception of their own role can influence their design approach when it comes to creating learning environments which shift from a teacher-centric classroom to a learner-centric space.
21 August 2019
In Teacher’s latest reader submission, Year 9 Learning Leader Rachael Williams discusses student agency and shares details of a project at her own school that offers teens a learning experience that’s relevant to their own lives and gives them the opportunity to work with community experts.
24 July 2019
Student perceptions about the attitudes and behaviour of their peers can often be far from the reality. With this in mind, a new pilot project uses a social norms approach to address concerns about teenage use of alcohol, tobacco and cannabis.
22 July 2019
Improving educational opportunities has a far greater reach than just the benefits for that individual child. ‘This is particularly the case for educating girls and young women,’ Julia Gillard writes in her latest Teacher column.
08 July 2019
This year’s NAIDOC Week theme is ‘Voice. Treaty. Truth.’ In today’s article, we speak with a school on how they’re celebrating the week, and look at some official classroom resources that have been developed for all teachers.
18 June 2019
At the Art Gallery of Ballarat, a group of secondary school students, pre-service teachers and English teachers spend two-and-a-half days writing together in order to encourage creativity and improve students’ writing skills.
27 May 2019
Genazzano FCJ College’s Mary Jones shares her experience of being involved in a Data Collective with three other schools, and how the support of Lyn Sharratt has helped to strengthen staff use of data to drive learning and teaching.
21 May 2019
A year on from his professional learning experience at Harvard University, Hamish Woudsma shares which elements of the course he’s been able to embed into the teaching and learning at his school.
16 May 2019
Tasmanian educator Steve Harrison discusses the hands-on skills that students are learning through the vocational training offered at his school, as well as the broader ‘soft skills’ that they could apply to any future employment opportunities.
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