Engagement

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The effect of student tardiness on learning
The effect of student tardiness on learning

Several studies have shown that school tardiness has a negative impact on learning outcomes for both the late student and their classroom peers. Here, we explore the issue.

Adding options and making a difference
Adding options and making a difference

When it comes to seating arrangements, are you a fan of the horseshoe? Rows of desks? One educator shares a strategy that's working in her classroom.

Building communication skills in Drama
Building communication skills in Drama

In the Drama classroom, this educator uses real-life situations such as mock job interviews to help build her students’ communication skills.

Mobile phones in the classroom
Mobile phones in the classroom

Banning mobile phones from schools boosts student performance in high stakes tests, according to a study published by the London School of Economics (LSE).

Standing tall
Standing tall

The argument for working at standing desks often centres on the related health benefits, but a new study suggests they could increase student engagement.

Moving on with literacy
Moving on with literacy

Researchers have developed a program that combines movement with literacy to improve reading and writing skills in early childhood.

Civics and Citizenship – student voice

What do students think about the impact they can have on school decision making? Find out in our latest infographic.

Re-engaging students with learning
Re-engaging students with learning

Setting up effective school-community partnerships can not only improve outcomes for students, but also re-engage them with learning.

Planning for context-based teaching
Planning for context-based teaching

Teaching mathematics using a problem solving approach requires preparation if it is going to work. So, how do you go about it? Dave Tout outlines one possible process.

Playing with phonetics
Playing with phonetics

Two Western Australian teachers have developed a play-based program that provides experiences for students to explore and investigate phonetic sounds.