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Infant simulators and teenage pregnancy
Infant simulators and teenage pregnancy

While the infant simulator-based Virtual Infant Parenting (VIP) programme is aimed at helping to reduce teenage pregnancy, research published in The Lancet has found it is having the opposite effect. Teacher chats to the study’s lead author Dr Sally Brinkman.

Creating places for learning
Creating places for learning

November is learning spaces month at Teacher magazine. Here, school designer, education facility planner, researcher and educator Peter Lippman looks at the history of school design and the importance of structure in open and flexible spaces.

Teaching Methods: Engineering Part 2 with Lyn English
Teaching Methods: Engineering Part 2 with Lyn English

Professor Lyn English chats to Teacher editor Jo Earp about the Engineering Design Process learning framework, the steps involved in the process, and the role of the teacher in scaffolding learning.

Teacher's Dictionary: Volume 1
Teacher's Dictionary: Volume 1

Education has its fair share of buzzwords, but have you ever considered their origin? We've teamed up with experts at Macquarie Dictionary for a new regular feature.

Teaching Methods: Engineering Part 1 with Lyn English
Teaching Methods: Engineering Part 1 with Lyn English

Teacher magazine talks to Professor in STEM Education Lyn English about the importance of Engineering in the primary years and resources to support teachers in the classroom.

The potential of games-based environments for learning
The potential of games-based environments for learning

Video games have been widely used in education for decades now. The challenge is finding games that engage students while meeting curriculum needs.

School fundraising - reaching a wider audience
School fundraising - reaching a wider audience

School fundraisers don't have to be limited to local community events like sausage sizzles and fetes, these days online crowdfunding offers a connection to a wider audience.

Using digital tablets in pre-school settings – what does the research say?
Using digital tablets in pre-school settings – what does the research say?

Touch-screen tablets are not only being used in primary and secondary classrooms, pre-schools are also employing the technology as a literacy learning tool.

Resources: The STEM Programme Index
Resources: The STEM Programme Index

The first national STEM Programme Index brings together information on more than 250 Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics opportunities available to schools and students.

Improving student achievement by increasing access to textbooks
Improving student achievement by increasing access to textbooks

School textbooks have been found to play a 'critical role' in improving education outcomes in developing countries, but limited access to these learning materials is hampering student progress.