The effectiveness of homework continues to be a hotly debated topic in the school community, but what does the research truly tell us? Jo Earp explores.
18 September 2014
Traditional bullying is twice as common as cyber bullying among teenagers, according a new research analysis of 80 studies from around the world.
16 September 2014
What is the difference? Dr Chris Campbell discusses.
12 September 2014
Have the reading formats that young people engage with outside class time changed since 2005? Find out in this Teacher infographic.
09 September 2014
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.
Tags: cultural background, equal education, audio
02 September 2014
At this Brisbane school, digital portfolios are an important part of teacher professional development.
29 August 2014
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.
28 August 2014
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.
Tags: mathematics, numeracy, video
27 August 2014
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.
26 August 2014
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.
Tags: behaviour, long reads, professional learning
22 August 2014
Do Australian students generally take care to create a pleasant atmosphere in the classroom? Find out in this Teacher infographic.
Tags: behaviour, infographics
21 August 2014
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.
Tags: ATSI, school culture, wellbeing, attendance, engagement, short articles
19 August 2014
When Beth Gilligan arrived at Tasmania's Dominic College as principal, she knew it was time to address significant issues.
15 August 2014
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.