Engagement

108 total results
Students take control
Students take control

Principal of Perth’s Quinns Baptist College, Maryann Malzer, talks to Teacher about the school’s ‘Students as Researchers’ program and the impact it’s making in the school.

So you want to be creative?
So you want to be creative?

A creative person will possess skills such as critical thinking and divergent thinking, will be able to imagine at higher levels than those around them. Veronica Harris explains how you can plan for and assess creativity in your classroom.

And... action!
And... action!

Four passionate educators elaborate on the findings of their own action research projects.

Attendance: It's a big deal
Attendance: It's a big deal

Principal Mike O'Connor makes attendance data a 'big deal' at Brisbane's Browns Plains State High School and is only too happy to shine a spotlight on student absence.

Music and the Habits of the Mind
Music and the Habits of the Mind

Michelle Waller looks at the relationship between a consistent involvement in music and the development of the Habits of Mind identified by Art Costa and Bena Kallick.

Plan to be positive
Plan to be positive

The positive or negative things we say and do as teachers in the classroom have a great influence on student learning – which is a good reason, says Rob McEwan, to plan for positive attitudes.

One step backward, two steps forward
One step backward, two steps forward

By stepping back and letting your students have some control of their learning, you can step forward in your own practice, as Stephen Keast and Rebecca Cooper explain.

Change your mind
Change your mind

Catherine Scott reports on research that shows people from any ability range or age group can increase their capacity to learn.