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Photo story: Play spaces
Photo story: Play spaces

In today’s photo story, Teacher visits Noble Park Primary School to take a tour of their expansive outdoor play and learning spaces with the help of Assistant Principal Susan Vissenjoux.

The Research Files Episode 46: Practical strategies to assist children with ADHD in the classroom
The Research Files Episode 46: Practical strategies to assist children with ADHD in the classroom

What are some practical strategies teachers could use in the classroom to assist students with ADHD? Dr Emma Sciberras from Deakin University joins Teacher to discuss her research on children with ADHD and their behaviour, learning and day-to-day living.

The Research Files Episode 45: Suicide prevention strategies in schools
The Research Files Episode 45: Suicide prevention strategies in schools

Chief Scientist at Black Dog Institute Professor Helen Christensen joins Teacher to discuss the newest phase of research at the Centre of Research Excellence in Suicide Prevention. The research targets schools and is aiming to work towards preventing suicide through the use of digital technology.

Growth mindset and building character traits
Growth mindset and building character traits

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.

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.

School Improvement Episode 17: Supporting migrant and refugee students
School Improvement Episode 17: Supporting migrant and refugee students

For students from a migrant or refugee background moving to a new school often means learning a new language or joining outside of the normal transition period. Noble Park Primary School Principal David Rothstadt discusses how staff support new students and their families, and create a safe learning environment.

Podcast: Therapy dogs in school settings
Podcast: Therapy dogs in school settings

Can therapy dogs decrease anxiety and stress in students, and improve school attendance? These are just some of the questions Monash University academics Dr Linda Henderson and Dr Christine Grove from the Faculty of Education are trying to answer as they push for more research in this area.

Infographic: Reading achievement, hunger and tiredness

In PIRLS 2016 (the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study), students were asked about behaviours that could limit reading instruction. Today’s infographic takes a look at some of the results for students arriving at school feeling hungry and tired.

Monitoring whole-school mental health practices
Monitoring whole-school mental health practices

A school-based survey has been designed to help schools assess the effectiveness of school-wide program implementation, particularly programs based on mental health. Teacher takes a look at how educators could use this tool to gain a clearer idea of how valuable their current social-emotional health promotion is for students.

Helping refugee students to be successful at school
Helping refugee students to be successful at school

Discussions and debate around the education of refugee students can often focus on the challenges and difficulties. Finnish researcher Mervi Kaukko has come to Australia to explore the other side of the story – how are teachers helping students to be successful at school?