In his second video for Teacher, English and English Language teacher, Steven Kolber, shares a memorisation technique using your hands to help students effectively memorise important concepts.
Researchers from the University of Queensland are determined to help teachers to improve the air quality in their classrooms, improve students’ cognitive performance and decrease the risk of contracting COVID-19 at the same time.
What do you do with copies of old textbooks, battered novels and random pages? While recycling for the benefit of the environment is always a go-to option, Dr Jason DeHart offers some creative ideas for what you can do with old book copies and other ephemera that are lying in classrooms and back rooms.
In his first video for Teacher, English and English Language teacher, Steven Kolber, shares how teachers can encourage their students to learn with dance as a physical memorisation technique, to assist with the memorisation of important concepts.
The new school year is set to begin here in Australia so educators around the country will be starting to think about all the significant events and themes to tie into their lesson planning this year. To make things easier for you, we’ve rounded up some of the key dates to add into your calendar to ensure you don’t miss them.
Leading improvement in literacy teaching and learning, written by Associate Professor Robyn Cox supports teachers and school leaders in their understanding of the intricacies of teaching literacy and the best ways to improve practices. In this exclusive excerpt from the book, Cox discusses the importance of oral language learning in the early years.
In her latest video for Teacher, Holly Wedd (née Millican) shares 3 activities she uses in her classroom to support her lessons on linear relationships.
The Deadly Gaming action research pilot project is investigating how the use of digital gaming might engage and motivate Indigenous learners in the primary school years. In this reader submission, project leader Dr Troy Meston shares details of the initiative and some of the early findings.
Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up! is the theme for NAIDOC Week 2022. Here, we take you through some of the NAIDOC Week resources for educators to use in the classroom. We also talk to Nerae Preece from Badger Creek Primary School, and Connor Russell from Newtown State School, about what their schools are doing for NAIDOC Week.
‘One way of making full use of reclaimed classroom spaces, whilst building collaborative and pro-social skills and behaviours, is Socratic Circles.’ English and History teacher Steven Kolber explains how to use this technique in your own classroom, the benefits and outcomes for students, and the role of the educator.