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The Research Files Episode 14: Andreas Schleicher on the impact of technology on learning outcomes
The Research Files Episode 14: Andreas Schleicher on the impact of technology on learning outcomes

Andreas Schleicher joins Teacher from Paris to talk about the findings of a recent OECD report that explores the impact of technology on student learning outcomes.

Authentic literacy – writing for a real audience
Authentic literacy – writing for a real audience

How much more engaged, motivated and invested in the task would your students be if they knew they were writing for a real audience, for a reader other than the teacher?

Read and ride – mixing page turning with pedal power
Read and ride – mixing page turning with pedal power

Scott Ertle was riding an exercise bike while reading a magazine when it struck him that combining pedal power with page turning may help students enjoy reading.

Great tech can't replace poor teaching
Great tech can't replace poor teaching

Investing heavily in ICT for education doesn't lead to appreciable improvements in student achievement in reading, maths or science, according to a new OECD study.

iPad learning journals enhance skills
iPad learning journals enhance skills

How iPad learning journals and success criteria are helping students at this school improve their skills.

Improving critical thinking using fairytales
Improving critical thinking using fairytales

Students at this school in Sydney are investigating fairytales as part of their learning activities. David Freeman says that this is a great way of helping students improve critical and creative thinking skills.

Moving on with literacy
Moving on with literacy

Researchers have developed a program that combines movement with literacy to improve reading and writing skills in early childhood.

Change through teacher leadership
Change through teacher leadership

Initiatives aimed at improving attendance and retention rates in a remote Indigenous school have paved the way for a rise in students interested in pursuing tertiary education and career pathways.

Photonics – the science of light
Photonics – the science of light

What is photonics? And, how can you make it relevant to your students? Teacher turned to Australian photonics expert, Professor Tanya Monro, for help.

Playing with phonetics
Playing with phonetics

Two Western Australian teachers have developed a play-based program that provides experiences for students to explore and investigate phonetic sounds.