19 September 2018
Each year the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) Awards recognise initiatives from across the globe that are addressing challenges in education. In this article, we look at four of the project winners for 2018.
18 September 2018
At Kilvington Grammar in Melbourne’s south-east, Growth Mindset is embedded throughout the school – in lessons, extra-curricular opportunities, student-teacher interactions and within the learning intentions for lessons themselves.
17 September 2018
At Brimsdown Primary School in the UK, British Sign Language is taught to all children from Nursery to Year 6. In today’s article, Headteacher Dani Lang and Deaf Instructor Tina Kemp share how these lessons improve the lives of all students, not just those who are hearing impaired.
11 September 2018
This year’s National Science Week theme is Game Changers and Change Makers. In today’s article we find out how students at Rosetta Primary are celebrating the work of female scientists and how the Tasmanian school has linked Science Week activities to the curriculum.
07 September 2018
Once a fortnight the Teacher team ventures down to Room 3 – the basement archives at the Australian Council for Educational Research – to bring you education quotes from some of our favourite historical titles.
05 September 2018
In our latest reader submission, Dr Tanya Vaughan discusses the growth and advancement of evidence in education, and the parallels with scientific progress.
04 September 2018
Miss Chen shares some of the F-2 resources she’s been using in her classroom. In today’s activity, the students conduct an experiment to see which animals live in the school environment.
22 August 2018
A new research study has compiled a list of the 500 most frequently used words written by students in Australia in their first three years of schooling. What influences their word choices? Are there any gender differences? And, how has the list changed in a decade?
17 August 2018
Chapter three of the Gonski report discusses the value of excellent teachers, the importance of upgrading their professional practice, and the need for expert educators ‘who foster the learning growth of their students through collaboration, mentoring and continuous learning’.
15 August 2018
New South Wales public school principal Hamish Woudsma recently returned from the professional learning trip of a lifetime – a six-day school leadership course at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education. In today’s article, he shares what he learned during his time in Boston.