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Signing, deaf awareness and inclusion
Signing, deaf awareness and inclusion

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.

Learning spaces: Inclusive buildings
Learning spaces: Inclusive buildings

Butler College is a large school in the northern suburbs of Perth that was constructed with a purpose-built high needs education support facility on campus. In today’s article we find out about the features that are designed to make its buildings inclusive spaces for all students.

Addressing poor spelling habits with senior students
Addressing poor spelling habits with senior students

Language and literacy specialist Lyn Stone joins Teacher to discuss how educators can address poor spelling habits with senior school students.

Teacher’s bookshelf: Early years playgrounds
Teacher’s bookshelf: Early years playgrounds

In this extract from Early Childhood Playgrounds: Planning an outside learning environment, Prue Walsh discusses why outside play is important for children with special needs.

Helping deaf students to succeed
Helping deaf students to succeed

Educators working with deaf and hearing impaired students have reported a need for professional learning in a range of areas, including mental health, wellbeing and literacy.

Infographic: Preparing teachers for the classroom

In the experience of Australian Principals, how well prepared are recent teacher graduates in relation to areas such as dealing with difficult student behaviour, making effective use of ICT, and subject content knowledge? Find out in today's infographic.

Effectively teaching mathematics to students with Down syndrome
Effectively teaching mathematics to students with Down syndrome

According to new findings, including students with Down syndrome in mainstream maths lessons in the primary years is achievable, but professional learning for teachers is vital.

School excursion support for students with autism
School excursion support for students with autism

For youngsters with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), an excursion can be a real challenge. Find out about a project offering support for students and their teachers.

Teacher’s bookshelf: Autism Awareness Month
Teacher’s bookshelf: Autism Awareness Month

In honour of Autism Awareness month, two educators take a look at a story about a boy who embarks on a journey to find a new brain.

Research in the classroom
Research in the classroom

Teacher speaks to poster presenters at this year's ACER Research Conference about a reading intervention program, and the 'teaching brain' in action.