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Therapeutic practice in the classroom
Therapeutic practice in the classroom

Tom Brunzell discusses integrating therapeutic practice into the classroom, and how doing so creates a setting of healing and growth for disengaged students.

On track to achievement
On track to achievement

As well as improving fitness levels, this school in Western Australia aims to build Indigenous girls’ confidence and leadership skills, and address the problems that they face in day to day life.

Connecting maths to the real world
Connecting maths to the real world

'Mathematics in the real world is messy and complex, highly embedded and often hidden or invisible.' How can educators better encourage students to see the world through mathematical lenses? Dave Tout explores.

Books for reluctant readers: Part 2
Books for reluctant readers: Part 2

In Part 2 of our video series on books for reluctant readers, Teacher speaks to Peter Hillman, Head of Library and Information Services at Scotch College in Victoria, about his top picks.

Books for reluctant readers
Books for reluctant readers

Teacher ventured to Victoria’s south-east to Dandenong High School and spoke to Maria Papazoglou, Manager of the school’s Learning Resource Centre, about books for reluctant readers.

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.