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Teaching Methods: Field trips
Teaching Methods: Field trips

She’s been called a ‘true rockstar teacher’ – geoscientist Suzy Urbaniak has planned and led 45 Australian and international field trips. Here, she shares her tips in a Q&A with Teacher editor Jo Earp.

Discovering contemporary maths and science
Discovering contemporary maths and science

Linking pre-service and classroom practitioners with experts in the real world has led to the development of resources to support maths and science teachers in Australian schools.

Data walls to target whole school improvement
Data walls to target whole school improvement

Catholic schools in Western Australia are drawing upon the expertise of international curriculum consultant Lyn Sharratt to target whole school improvement.

Changing parent perceptions of classroom practice
Changing parent perceptions of classroom practice

The co-authors of an annual Australian study say involving parents more in the day-to-day learning of their children could help to change perceptions about teachers’ capabilities.

School Improvement Episode 8: Professional autonomy with Brian Caldwell
School Improvement Episode 8: Professional autonomy with Brian Caldwell

Teacher sat down with Professor Brian Caldwell to discuss his new book The Autonomy Premium, which explores the link between student achievement and autonomy in school management.

Bringing classroom discussions to life for students
Bringing classroom discussions to life for students

Robust classroom discussions require careful planning, clear purpose, strong question design, and meaningful connections to ensure they have a lasting impact beyond the classroom.

Accessing and recording professional learning
Accessing and recording professional learning

A new report explores how teachers are accessing professional learning, how it’s impacting on their practice, and some of the challenges in meeting the requirements.

Julia Gillard – why education cannot wait
Julia Gillard – why education cannot wait

In her first article for Teacher magazine, Julia Gillard outlines the priorities of the new Education Cannot Wait campaign and calls on Australian educators to lend their expertise to the cause.

Infographic: Pre-service teacher preparation
Infographic: Pre-service teacher preparation

In a recent infographic, we looked at data on Principals’ perceptions of the preparation of recent teacher graduates. This follow-up looks at the views of the teachers themselves.

Dr Seuss and quality teaching Part 2: ‘There is fun to be done!'
Dr Seuss and quality teaching Part 2: ‘There is fun to be done!'

Professor Nan Bahr returns to her complete set of 40th anniversary Dr Seuss books to consider the qualities of quality teaching. Part two explores enthusiasm.