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.
21 January 2020
Introducing documentary filmmaking to the classroom is something teachers can do across the curriculum, with students of different ages and abilities. This AFTRS Media Lab learning resource and accompanying teacher guide provides a practical introduction to the medium.
07 January 2020
We take a look at some of the finalists and the winners for the education categories at the World Architecture Festival which showcase a vast range of innovative design concepts for K-12 students.
13 December 2019
Dr Tanya Vaughan and Susannah Schoeffel share seven evidence-based recommendations on how to encourage metacognition and self-regulated learning to improve students’ learning outcomes, and investigate how to explicitly teach students to organise their learning.
12 December 2019
School leadership is a complex role, and leading a small school can present its own challenges. Experienced school leader Alasdair Maclean has spent his career in small schools. Reflecting on what he’s learned, he tells Teacher that building productive relationships is crucial.
21 November 2019
The young people of today are growing up in uncertain times as the effects of global climate change begin to permeate their everyday lives and communities. Professor Amy Cutter-Mackenzie-Knowles joins Teacher to discuss her systematic review of climate change education.
20 November 2019
In a two-part series, Teacher is taking a closer look at some of the proposed reform directions in the New South Wales Curriculum Review Interim Report. This final instalment explores curriculum flexibility and integrated learning.
11 November 2019
Research from the University of Newcastle has shed light on how young people come up with answers to the question ‘what do you want to be when you grow up?’ and the implications for educators.
04 November 2019
‘Educators and parents are questioning the effect that technology can have on students' mental health and wellbeing, now more than ever,’ Julia Gillard writes in her new Teacher column.
23 October 2019
In his second article on cinema in school education, Marc Barrett aims to assist teachers with that most difficult of challenges, when it comes to hosting film clips in the classroom – that of clip selection.
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