Evidence-based practice

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The Research Files Episode 8: Kiri Mealings on noisy classrooms
The Research Files Episode 8: Kiri Mealings on noisy classrooms

Teacher talks to Kiri Mealings about a new study involving colleagues at Macquarie University and Australia's National Acoustics Laboratories, into noise levels in open plan classrooms.

Teaching Methods: Inquiry with Kath Murdoch
Teaching Methods: Inquiry with Kath Murdoch

Teacher speaks to education consultant, Kath Murdoch about inquiry based learning.

The power of a good book
The power of a good book

There’s nothing quite like losing yourself in a good book. But, did you know that reading for enjoyment is also associated with higher academic achievement?

School Improvement Episode 5: Numeracy outcomes
School Improvement Episode 5: Numeracy outcomes

Teacher speaks to principal Jenny Dowsett, who shares strategies that are raising numeracy outcomes for students at her primary school.

Coaching and mentoring for school improvement
Coaching and mentoring for school improvement

Professor Kathryn Moyle expands on the steps that a school can take to successfully implement coaching and mentoring conversations.

Expansive Education: re-engage and reboot
Expansive Education: re-engage and reboot

Professor Bill Lucas discusses how a teaching and learning approach known as Expansive Education can re-engage students and reboot the enthusiasm of educators.

Connecting the dots
Connecting the dots

Educators in Melbourne are carrying out school-based action research to identify links between professional learning, classroom practice and student achievement.

Essential teaching practices – do they exist?
Essential teaching practices – do they exist?

Professor Geoff Masters discusses several practices that he would advance are part of the generic ‘essence’ of effective teaching.

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.