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Why it’s important educators are passionate about the Arts
Why it’s important educators are passionate about the Arts

Professor Robyn Ewing from the University of Sydney sat down with Teacher magazine’s Rebecca Vukovic at Research Conference 2018 to discuss why it's important educators are passionate about the Arts.

Teacher Q&A: STEAM teaching teams
Teacher Q&A: STEAM teaching teams

In today’s Q&A we speak to three teachers from Fairholme College in Queensland about how they’ve been using real world scenarios and a team teaching approach to STEAM learning.

Live theatre improves learning and tolerance
Live theatre improves learning and tolerance

A report examining the effects of taking students on excursions to see live theatre has shown that it produces significant educational benefits, including higher levels of tolerance and stronger command of the plot of those plays. Co-author of the report, Distinguished Professor Jay P. Greene shares more about the findings.

Arts teacher wins 2018 Global Teacher Prize
Arts teacher wins 2018 Global Teacher Prize

An arts and textiles teacher from the UK who learned the basics of 35 different languages to better connect with her students has been named winner of the 2018 Global Teacher Prize. Andria Zafirakou from Alperton Community School received US $1 million for her outstanding contribution.

Music homework – solitary and deliberate
Music homework – solitary and deliberate

When two senior Music teachers saw a need to improve the quality of student’s home practice of chosen instruments, they implemented a strategy of solitary, deliberate music practice. In consultation with the school’s Master Teacher, they developed a model aimed at improving student learning outcomes.

Integrating Arts and Science in the classroom
Integrating Arts and Science in the classroom

‘Consider any Arts or Science concept and try to find no link between the two.’ David Roy discusses how the Arts can help develop a creative mindset within STEM learning.

The music teachers in the running for an ARIA
The music teachers in the running for an ARIA

The ARIA Awards are the Australian music industry’s big night and this year, for the first time, four school educators are battling it out to become ARIA Music Teacher Of The Year. We caught up with the nominees to find out more about their work and approach in the classroom.

Using Drama as a tool for inclusion within the classroom
Using Drama as a tool for inclusion within the classroom

'To be truly inclusive is challenging but is also easily undertaken with thought and sometimes a re-positioning of default language and practice.' David Roy, Lecturer in Education and Creative Arts discusses the keys to inclusive practices in the classroom.

The Research Files Episode 30: The highs and lows of practicum
The Research Files Episode 30: The highs and lows of practicum

An Australian study shines a spotlight on the highs and lows of the practicum experience from the perspective of pre-service drama teachers. Dr Christina Gray discusses her findings.

STEAM education - taking a co-design approach
STEAM education - taking a co-design approach

The STEAMpunk Girls project involves researchers from UTS working with high school students and teachers to co-design a project-based learning program.