Literacy

168 total results
WISE 2014: Celebrating creativity and innovation
WISE 2014: Celebrating creativity and innovation

The annual World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) Awards celebrate creative projects from across the globe. Here's a snapshot of the six winners.

Online NAPLAN tests are just around the corner
Online NAPLAN tests are just around the corner

Online NAPLAN tests that are tailored to ability and give a more precise measurement of where students are at in their learning look set to be introduced.

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.

School Improvement Episode 2: Neil Lloyd, literacy and numeracy skills gaps
School Improvement Episode 2: Neil Lloyd, literacy and numeracy skills gaps

Teacher speaks to Neil Lloyd, deputy principal of Brisbane’s Youth Education and Training Centre, about the school’s efforts to address literacy and numeracy skills gaps among students.

Books for reluctant readers: Part 2
Books for reluctant readers: Part 2

In Part 2 of our video series on books for reluctant readers, Teacher speaks to Peter Hillman, Head of Library and Information Services at Scotch College in Victoria, about his top picks.

Equal, fair access
Equal, fair access

Switching on captions is in this Melbourne school’s policy because, as the principal says, ‘good teaching practice for deaf kids, is good teaching practice for all kids.’

Books for reluctant readers
Books for reluctant readers

Teacher ventured to Victoria’s south-east to Dandenong High School and spoke to Maria Papazoglou, Manager of the school’s Learning Resource Centre, about books for reluctant readers.

Txt Tlk is OK
Txt Tlk is OK

A new study has found 'text speak' does not have a negative impact on the development of children's grammar and spelling.