With the rapid growth in digital technologies, digital writing skills are becoming more and more relevant for students. A new research project from Deakin University will look at the potential to complement traditional writing tasks in schools with contemporary forms of digital writing.
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.
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.
Exposing students to a range of books and authors and helping them to create their own texts has provided the perfect opportunity for educators at St Aloysius College to teach them about digital copyright and the proper use of online resources.
Drawing parallels between Othello's choices and those of Anakin Skywalker in Star Wars; character stereotypes in Back to the Future. Educator Hedley Willsea explains how pop culture references in English units can help students.
Each year the Australian STEM Video Game Challenge invites students to design and create their own game. Here’s how one school integrated it into their curriculum planning.
The phrase ‘cross-curricular’ is often referred to in schools. David Roy, a Lecturer in Education and Creative Arts, explores why it’s important and how it can be implemented.
Teacher speaks to four school leaders about taking on staff who've switched careers – and the practical experience they bring to the classroom.
Academics suggest adolescent nicknaming is a great topic for language analysis lessons that's likely to spark student interest.