Dr John Munro joins Teacher to discuss gifted learners – in particular, how to identify these learners, how to understand their learning needs and how to encourage them to reach their potential in the classroom and beyond.
New research examines the career decision-making process of gifted students from low socioeconomic backgrounds for the first time. The lead author of the report explains the significance of the research findings and the implications for educators.
Determined to lift the literacy and numeracy results of students at her school, special education teacher Jessica Colleu Terradas and her colleagues developed an intensive, individual instruction program for lower performing students.
On the day registrations open for the Australian STEM Video Game Challenge, Science teacher Dr Grant Pusey explains how his school has engaged students in STEM and supported teams for the past three years to enter winning original games in the national event.
In today’s reader submission, teacher educators Dr Dawn Castagno-Dysart and Dr Bryan Matera consider the importance of learner persistence and the role of both teacher and student in the ‘productive struggle’.
In this Q&A, a secondary school Mathematics teacher from Shanghai sits down with Teacher to give a snapshot of Mathematics education at their school.
This year’s International Mathematical Modeling Challenge (IMMC) required students to measure and choose the ‘best hospital’. Here, Ross Turner explores how teams from Australia approached the task.
In this fortnightly series, Teacher takes a closer look at some of the Gonski recommendations and what they might look like in practice. Here, we explore the review panel’s focus on individual student achievement.
Students from two Australian secondary schools have received international recognition for their problem solving skills in the International Mathematical Modeling Challenge (IMMC), which asked them to produce an original mathematical model to solve a real-world problem.
Professor Simone Reinhold joins Teacher to discuss inquiry based learning in primary mathematics, including the benefits of students working on a common task with differentiated outcomes, and the role of the educator in finding a balance between explorative and informative learning.