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Making science learning meaningful
Making science learning meaningful

For National Science Week, students at Cocos Island District High School are taking advantage of their physical environment to conduct their own investigations.

Focusing on the process, not just the product
Focusing on the process, not just the product

Principal Susan Just reflects on the benefits and challenges of using a digital fabrication lab to engage girls in Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Maths (STEAM).

The teacher as a facilitator and resource person
The teacher as a facilitator and resource person

In the final instalment of his 10-part series on real-world maths, Dave Tout looks at the role of the teacher as a facilitator and resource person.

Global Education Episode 8: FabLabs and makerspaces with Jaymes Dec
Global Education Episode 8: FabLabs and makerspaces with Jaymes Dec

Teacher speaks to New York educator Jaymes Dec about school FabLabs, pop-up makerspaces and the open-source Nerdy Derby.

School exhibitions - tips to involve all your students
School exhibitions - tips to involve all your students

In the second part of our Q&A on staging a successful school exhibition, Kara Blond, Director of Exhibitions at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, takes us through the roles and skills needed to stage and manage an exhibition.

School exhibitions - tips for teachers from the Smithsonian
School exhibitions - tips for teachers from the Smithsonian

Teacher asks Kara Blond, Director of Exhibitions at the world-famous Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, for expert tips on how to stage an exhibition of student work.

Replacing homework with sporting activities
Replacing homework with sporting activities

From worksheets to soccer balls. Why one school has replaced formal homework with after-school sporting activities.

Using digital tablets in pre-school settings – what does the research say?
Using digital tablets in pre-school settings – what does the research say?

Touch-screen tablets are not only being used in primary and secondary classrooms, pre-schools are also employing the technology as a literacy learning tool.

Triads – one school's experience
Triads – one school's experience

Incorporating triads into the teaching structure of your school.

Reflections on classroom inquiry project success
Reflections on classroom inquiry project success

‘[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.'