In today’s article, Katherine Stennett from Mother Teresa Primary in Westmead discusses the school’s approach to inquiry learning for both students and staff, and how it works in practice.
In his latest Teacher video Greg Whitby speaks to Katherine Stennett about how learning at Mother Teresa Primary is driven by students and their interests, and how staff work together to develop units of work based on this approach.
Professor Simone Reinhold joins Teacher to discuss inquiry based learning in primary mathematics, including the benefits of students working on a common task with differentiated outcomes, and the role of the educator in finding a balance between explorative and informative learning.
A new Australia-wide initiative promoting innovative approaches to mathematics teaching and learning that engage and challenge students is on the hunt for hundreds of teacher champions.
‘[Ruby] has been working on this project for many months and comes to each day with a new idea to try, or a new way to achieve something already attempted.'
How inquiry learning and film editing has helped students at this school gain an understanding in history.
‘I don’t know, but we can find out’ is one of the most powerful things you can say to students, says one educator. See why play-based learning works in her classroom.
Melbourne educator, Mel Cashen discusses a unit which fuses inquiry based learning with gaming.
Teacher speaks to education consultant, Kath Murdoch about inquiry based learning.
The Arts have a potential for personal transformation and to facilitate social change. They are inclusive and are a natural part of everyday life, bringing student’s lived experiences into their learning. Suzanne Power discusses.