New research is uncovering how girls’ participation in sport is proving to be a lot lower than boys. In this video, we take a look at how girls’ confidence in sport, and other aspects of schooling, differs to boys’ confidence.
Dr Karen Peel from the University of Southern Queensland shares findings from her new research that explores teaching for self-regulated learning, and shares her decision-making matrix informing a self-regulatory approach to classroom behaviour management.
Dr Lotem Perry Hazan from the University of Haifa in Israel joins Teacher to discuss her study of lower primary school students, aged seven to 10, and their perceptions of due process in schools’ disciplinary procedures.
A UK sleep education study that enlisted teachers to educate students about healthy sleep behaviour has seen students pick up some healthier sleep habits. Dr Chris Harvey joins us to discuss the results of the study and some of the wider implications.
In today’s reader submission, Dr Kevin F. McGrath and Dr Penny Van Bergen discuss their new research which seeks to better understand how teachers build close relationships with disruptive students.
A new report has assigned Australian schools a B+ grade for their promotion, facilitation and encouragement of physical activity in 2018. In this article, we speak to a Lead Investigator of the report about what the grade means and how it can be improved.
Most people would argue that children should feel safe at school. For some children, school is possibly the only place in which they feel safe. In her first column for 2019, Dr Sue Thomson explores student perceptions of school safety.
In this episode of The Research Files, we speak to Helen Egeberg about her latest research on what students believe to be effective classroom management, and what classroom teachers can take away from her findings.
Associate Professor Lynn Barnett-Morris joins Teacher to discuss her longitudinal study The education of playful boys: class clowns in the classroom. For the last three years she’s been researching Kindergarten-aged children to determine how playfulness in the classroom is viewed by the children themselves, their classmates and their teachers.
Dr David Armstrong from Flinders University is our guest in today’s Behaviour Management podcast. We explore how certain behaviour management models are simply ineffective, particularly for students with learning or mental health difficulties, and discuss his research in this area.