Dominique Russell

Dominique Russell

Dominique Russell is the editorial assistant of Teacher.

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School Improvement Episode 42: STEM pathways – inspiring female students
School Improvement Episode 42: STEM pathways – inspiring female students

We know that, overall, female participation in STEM is lower than that of males, and that schools can play an important part in encouraging girls to pursue education and careers in this area. In this podcast, we’re joined by Jessica Huynh, Managing Director of Go Girl, Go for IT, a free one-day technology conference for girls, and teachers from a school that participated this year.

Music teachers nominated for national award
Music teachers nominated for national award

The 2022 nominees for the Telstra ARIA Music Teacher Award have just been announced. In this article, we share the impact the 4 teachers from New South Wales, Western Australia and Victoria are having on their school community.

Teacher Staffroom Episode 40: A spotlight on school culture
Teacher Staffroom Episode 40: A spotlight on school culture

How would you describe the culture at your school? Recently at Teacher, we’ve shared some stories that look at various elements of school culture – from building a culture of reading for pleasure, to ensuring an environment where staff can ask for help if they need it. In this podcast, we catch you up on anything you might have missed.

Being taught by the same teacher twice – the impact on achievement and behaviour
Being taught by the same teacher twice – the impact on achievement and behaviour

Research analysing data on 1.3 million students and 50,000 teachers in the United States has demonstrated a positive impact on student academic achievement and behavioural outcomes when they are taught by the same teacher twice. Dr Leigh Wedenoja shares more details with Teacher in this article.

The importance of building muscle strength
The importance of building muscle strength

Why is it important to incorporate muscle strength training into your exercise routine? How can you introduce it? Professor Ken Nosaka from Edith Cowan University answers these questions in this article.

The Research Files Special: Research Conference highlights 2022
The Research Files Special: Research Conference highlights 2022

In this special episode of The Research Files, Teacher magazine’s Dominique Russell and Zoe Kaskamanidis take a look back on last month’s Research Conference, sharing and discussing some highlight sessions.

Teacher survey: Podcasts, leadership and wellbeing
Teacher survey: Podcasts, leadership and wellbeing

Our annual reader survey has concluded for another year. In this article, we share some of the topics you’d like to see more of in the future, how you’re using Teacher to improve your practice, and we announce the winner of the $500 VISA Gift Card prize.

Extending students in STEM through game development
Extending students in STEM through game development

Since 2014, ACER’s STEM Video Game Challenge has invited students to design and build their own video game. In this article, we share the winning games of the 2022 challenge, and former challenge winners share the impact their experience has had on their post-school journey.

Nutrients and your health: Boosting your vitamin D intake
Nutrients and your health: Boosting your vitamin D intake

Recent research has shown that 32% of young adults in Australia are not consuming enough vitamin D. So, why is it important to consume vitamin D? What function does it perform in our body? And which foods are rich in vitamin D? Dr Eleanor Dunlop from Curtin University answers these questions in today’s article.

School Improvement Episode 41: Working collaboratively to improve student outcomes
School Improvement Episode 41: Working collaboratively to improve student outcomes

In this podcast, we’re joined by Trent Cowley, Principal at Kingston State School. Trent shares what it means to him to be a visible leader, how he’s working to build staff capacity, and the impact that his collaboration with other principals in the area has had on student outcomes.