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Using nicknames to liven up language lessons
Using nicknames to liven up language lessons

Academics suggest adolescent nicknaming is a great topic for language analysis lessons that's likely to spark student interest.

Shine a light on 2015
Shine a light on 2015

Teachers planning theme-based units, displays and assemblies will find ideas in this round-up of celebrations and commemorations for 2015.

Up against the clock
Up against the clock

Australian educators believe insufficient time to prepare for lessons and a lack of skills are hindering the use of ICT in teaching and learning, a new study suggests.

What are young people reading outside class?

Have the reading formats that young people engage with outside class time changed since 2005? Find out in this Teacher infographic.

Does homework contribute to student success?
Does homework contribute to student success?

The effectiveness of homework continues to be a hotly debated topic, but what does the research tell us? Jo Earp explores.

National Science Week
National Science Week

Need ideas for National Science Week? Take a look at this special Teacher vox pop video.

Better than a ‘quick fix'
Better than a ‘quick fix'

The SunLit reading program at Sunshine College in Melbourne is designed to cater to students of all abilities and has attracted interest from schools across the country.

Celebrating 25 years of language learning
Celebrating 25 years of language learning

The year 2014 sees the 25th anniversary of ACER's Assessment of Languages Competence program.

Thinking about thinking
Thinking about thinking

Giving students time to think, and changing the way you respond to their thoughts, allows you to withhold judgement, as Stephen Keast and Rebecca Cooper explain.

Music and the Habits of the Mind
Music and the Habits of the Mind

Michelle Waller looks at the relationship between a consistent involvement in music and the development of the Habits of Mind identified by Art Costa and Bena Kallick.