29 September 2020
An article published in the Journal of Professional Learning explores practical strategies teachers can implement in their classroom to support students with autism. The strategies include managing the physical environment of the classroom, the benefits of using visuals and treating changes in routine.
23 September 2020
The Collaborative and Reflective Practices Program at Brisbane’s Villanova College aims to improve teaching practice by bringing teachers together, to allow them to collaborate and discuss the impact they have on their students, and implement new strategies with the support of their peers.
22 September 2020
Secondary school students in New South Wales will be participating in a trial of a social and emotional learning course, which includes the use of virtual reality. The immersive course aims to equip students with tangible skills to increase their emotional fitness and here, we speak to the school involved in the trial.
17 September 2020
Principal Karen Snibson and leadership coach Angela Mina have been working together as part of the two year Menzies School Leader Fellowship Program. In this podcast we’ll be talking to them about increasing collective efficacy and how developmental leadership coaching differs from an approach that school leaders may be used to.
15 September 2020
Nick Brooking, Head of Mathematics at Peace Lutheran College, has been investigating strategies to reduce exam anxiety among his students – the first cohort to face Queensland’s new external examinations. In today’s reader submission he shares what’s happened so far and some of the feedback from students.
11 September 2020
As a teacher, what adjustments can you make to your own practice to better meet the learning and wellbeing needs of students living with a disability? In this article, we are looking at five resources which have been released recently on the topic of disability and inclusive education.
09 September 2020
A new study using data from South Australian schools shows having a qualified teacher librarian on staff is associated with improved student literacy outcomes.
04 September 2020
Our annual reader survey has just opened for another year. It’s an opportunity to tell us more about your interests, concerns and experiences as an educator, and to let us know what content you’d like to see from us next.
02 September 2020
‘Students’ questions made it apparent that they were still confused about the next steps in their learning. … Why didn’t they value the feedback?’ In today’s article, Head Teacher at Al-Faisal College Omar Jamal shares how developmental rubrics have improved student learning.
01 September 2020
Worrying analysis shows at least one-third of the world’s schoolchildren have been unable to access remote learning programs put in place to provide continuity of education as schools close their doors during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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