21 March 2019
Yasodai Selvakumaran has made the top 10 finalists for the 2019 Global Teacher Prize. We catch up with her to discuss her approach to teaching Humanities at her western Sydney school and how she builds confidence in her students.
14 March 2019
Principal Lana Read says her involvement in the Certified Practising Principal program has not only made her a more reflective leader, but has also helped to create a better learning culture for staff, students and the wider community.
13 March 2019
Music teacher Scott Maxwell was recently named ARIA Music Teacher of the Year. In this article he shares how he engages students in music, how the Arts can encourage community connections and why he writes school musicals from scratch.
12 March 2019
Music teacher Scott Maxwell was named ARIA Music Teacher of the Year in 2018. In today’s article, he shares how he’s developed a positive performance culture that tackles performance anxiety at his South Australian school.
07 March 2019
In the latest Teacher podcast, we catch up with Dylan Wiliam to talk about effective questioning in the classroom, including the benefits of a no hands up policy, a classroom display called ‘the parking lot’, and planning your lesson around hinge questions.
05 March 2019
If you’ve ever felt out of your depth or a lack of confidence when preparing to teach a particular concept, topic or aspect of the curriculum, where did you turn to for help? One source of support is external expertise.
04 March 2019
‘Education must be prepared to change with technology.’ In his first Teacher column for 2019, Andreas Schleicher takes a look at trends in education and how they will impact the future lives and work of young people.
21 February 2019
UK educator Craig Heeley landed his first ever Head Teacher role at the beginning of this year and he’s been sharing his experiences with the world via Twitter. In today’s podcast, he discusses strategies he’s using to get to know the staff, parents and students in his school community, and the role of mentoring.
20 February 2019
Miss Chen shares some of the F-2 resources she’s been using in her classroom. In today’s activity, the students are learning all about journeys and creating their own memory maps.
11 February 2019
This year there are two Australian educators in the Top 50 shortlist for the US $1 million Global Teacher Prize. In today’s article we catch up with one of the finalists, Rooty Hill High School teacher Yasodai Selvakumaran.