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The importance of instructional scaffolding
The importance of instructional scaffolding

Through an instructional scaffolding model, today’s article explores the importance of students taking responsibility for their learning and provides a practical framework for cultivating student independency and interdependency in the learning process.

Early childhood: Fewer boys ready for school
Early childhood: Fewer boys ready for school

Boys remain less likely to be developmentally ready for school than girls, the latest results of the Australian Early Development Census show.

Randomised Controlled Trials in school settings
Randomised Controlled Trials in school settings

Dr Drew Miller, a Senior Lecturer from the University of Newcastle, addresses some frequently asked questions about the use of Randomised Controlled Trials in school settings.

Leadership: Using evidence to improve practice
Leadership: Using evidence to improve practice

Undertaking professional learning as a principal has led Mandy Reynolds-Smith to not only improve her practice and progress to work at a systems level, but to also recognise her strengths as a leader.

School improvement: Sowing the seeds of success
School improvement: Sowing the seeds of success

Work in schools long enough and we all get to know the bitter experience of a good idea poorly executed. So, what makes the difference between good implementation and another missed opportunity?

Teacher support reduces girls’ disengagement in high school
Teacher support reduces girls’ disengagement in high school

Today’s article explores findings from a recent Australian study that examined two forms of social support from teachers and peers, and their role in reducing adolescent girls’ disengagement over three years of high school.

Teaching Methods: Co-teaching to improve student outcomes
Teaching Methods: Co-teaching to improve student outcomes

Principal Gail Smith discusses how co-teaching has improved outcomes for students at her school, how trusting co-teacher relationships are maintained and some possible hurdles to adopting the process.

Forming close relationships with disruptive students
Forming close relationships with disruptive students

In today’s reader submission, Dr Kevin F. McGrath and Dr Penny Van Bergen discuss their new research which seeks to better understand how teachers build close relationships with disruptive students.

Enriching student connections with school values
Enriching student connections with school values

Having students and staff participate in the Great Victorian Bike Ride presented an opportunity to enrich student engagement with the whole-school ethos at Koonung Secondary College.

Teacher Staffroom Episode 2: It’s award season
Teacher Staffroom Episode 2: It’s award season

Teacher Staffroom is an opportunity to change the pace a little, and really take some time out with your colleagues to discuss what implications the content we’ve covered recently could have for your own school setting.

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