Evidence-based practice

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Evidence – a key driver for improvement
Evidence – a key driver for improvement

Educators are embarking on a two year journey to evaluate fresh approaches through school-based research and share effective practice across sectors.

What makes great teaching?
What makes great teaching?

Do you like to praise students who complete a task that's easy for them? According to a research review, this strategy can be harmful to learning.

Inside a blended classroom
Inside a blended classroom

Three years ago, Kavita Gupta decided to change her method of instruction. Here, she discusses how a three-pronged approach to student engagement has proved beneficial.

Blended learning – how does it work?
Blended learning – how does it work?

Teacher speaks to Rebecca Tomasini - founder and CEO of The Alvo Institute. Based in California, it helps schools design and implement personalised student instruction supported by Blended Learning.

Research in the classroom
Research in the classroom

Teacher speaks to poster presenters at this year's ACER Research Conference about a reading intervention program, and the 'teaching brain' in action.

School Improvement Episode 3: Glenn Proctor, Hume Central Secondary College
School Improvement Episode 3: Glenn Proctor, Hume Central Secondary College

In the third episode from our series on school improvement, we speak to Victorian Executive Principal Glenn Proctor about the changes that he is making at Hume Central Secondary College.

Developing critical thinking using project-based learning
Developing critical thinking using project-based learning

Greg Whitby speaks to Rosei Espedido, Maths and Science teacher at Parramatta Marist High School, about the school’s approach to project-based learning.

Problem-based learning and project-based learning
Problem-based learning and project-based learning

Project-based learning and problem-based learning - what is the difference? Dr Chris Campbell discusses.

Creating lifelong learners
Creating lifelong learners

The teaching profession needs to be 'inspired by innovation and research', says Andreas Schleicher. Read more about his special video message at ACER's Research Conference in today's Teacher article.

Welcome back, Teacher!
Welcome back, Teacher!

The research tells us that one of the most significant influencers of student learning outcomes is the quality of teaching. Which, of course, raises the critical question: what is good quality teaching?