24 January 2020
In this monthly series, we take a look at some further readings available on a particular topic, including open access research papers from various online catalogues. This month’s theme is parental engagement.
23 January 2020
Dr John Munro joins Teacher to discuss gifted learners – in particular, how to identify these learners, how to understand their learning needs and how to encourage them to reach their potential in the classroom and beyond.
22 January 2020
Drawing on students’ enthusiasm and engagement with the medium of film, David Chapman decided to introduce a documentary filmmaking unit in his Year 7 English lessons. Here, he explains how he did it and shares tips for other educators.
20 January 2020
At this New South Wales secondary school for boys, a student survey revealed many students say they do not like reading because ‘reading is something girls do’. We speak to the Head of Library at St Joseph’s College to see how she changed these attitudes and increased reading engagement.
16 January 2020
Researchers have assessed the impact of physically active lessons on students’ educational, health and cognition outcomes. They found that implementing physical activity into classroom lessons has a positive impact on some domains.
09 January 2020
In this episode, we hear how building positive relationships feeds into behaviour management strategies at Dapto High School in New South Wales, and how an additional focus on the wellbeing of male students includes the school volunteering for the Top Blokes mentoring program and creating a new staff role – Boys’ Mentor.
09 December 2019
When students feel a lack of autonomy, competence and belonging, this is known as psychological need frustration. In today’s article, Rebecca Collie, Helena Granziera and Andrew Martin share findings from their research into the role this frustration plays in students’ school engagement.
27 November 2019
We’ve spoken to a lot of interesting educators this month, and some great practical pointers for the classroom have come out of these conversations. In this episode, we look at some budget-friendly science experiments for students and some engaging Mathematics activities.
26 November 2019
In her video series on Making Maths fun, Mathematics teacher Holly Millican shares three activities she uses to get students outside of the classroom and applying mathematical concepts to the real world.
25 November 2019
What would schools like from business? And what kinds of school-business interactions could be of most benefit to students? New research from ACER has explored attitudes towards school engagement with business.
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