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Bullying – what does the research tell us?

Traditional bullying is twice as common as cyber bullying among teenagers, according a new research analysis of 80 studies from around the world.

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Developing critical thinking

Greg Whitby speaks to Rosei Espedido, Maths and Science teacher at Parramatta Marist High School about the school’s approach to project-based learning.

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Problem-based and project-based learning

What is the difference? Dr Chris Campbell discusses.

Long reads

How to follow up with disruptive students

In the final part of his series on classroom discipline, Dr Bill Rogers takes you through how to follow up with a student beyond class time.

Infographics

What are young people reading outside class?

Have the reading formats that young people engage with outside class time changed since 2005? Find out in this Teacher infographic.

Short articles / Opinion

Showing you where to look, not what to see

Britt Gow reviews the Dino-lite handheld digital microscope and explains how it complements the science curriculum at her school.

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The Research Files Episode 4: Mere Berryman

We speak to Mere Berryman, from the University of Waikato in Hamilton, about a program aimed at increasing engagement among Maori secondary school students in New Zealand and the implications for educators here in Australia.

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The connected classroom

Greg Whitby speaks to Dr Miranda Jefferson about a new approach to schooling designed to meet the needs of today’s learners.

Short articles

Digital portfolios – a reflection tool

At this Brisbane school, digital portfolios are an important part of teacher professional development.

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Year 12 data – the foundation for growth

Educators at Melbourne's Mill Park Secondary College are getting more out of Year 12 exam data. There, teachers use it to identify patterns and inform future practice.

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Teaching tips with Cath Pearn – Make 30

In the first of a series of videos, Catherine Pearn takes you through the maths game ‘Make 30’, emphasising ways teachers can adapt it to suit more difficult concepts.

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School Improvement: Episode 2 with Neil Lloyd

Teacher speaks to Neil Lloyd, deputy principal of Brisbane’s Youth Education and Training Centre, about the school’s efforts to address literacy and numeracy skills gaps among students.

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Make an easy transition into on-task learning

In the second of this series, Dr Bill Rogers further discusses discipline plans and explains how a teacher best can move into ‘on-task’ learning time.

Long reads

Calm the classroom storm

In the first of a three-part series, Dr Bill Rogers takes Teacher through the importance of a classroom discipline plan.

Infographics

Classroom discipline in Australia

Do Australian students generally take care to create a pleasant atmosphere in the classroom? Find out in this Teacher infographic.

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On track to achievement

As well as improving fitness levels, this school in Western Australia aims to build Indigenous girls’ confidence and leadership skills, and address the problems that they face in day to day life.

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Putting learning at the heart of the school

When Beth Gilligan arrived at Tasmania's Dominic College as principal, she knew it was time to address significant issues.

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Full steam ahead for young entrepreneurs

The Mypolonga Primary School shop on South Australia’s Murray River is an example of how maths and financial literacy skills can be delivered in a practical way.