Literacy

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Ahead of the curve
Ahead of the curve

‘From a moral sense, we asked “what can we do better?”’ How a focus on the fundamentals of primary education rapidly transformed results at a Western Australian school.

A novel addition to the team
A novel addition to the team

As a follow up to our popular Books for reluctant readers series, Teacher is pleased to introduce the newest member of the team.

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.

Books for reluctant readers: Part 3
Books for reluctant readers: Part 3

In the final part of our video series on books for reluctant readers, Teacher speaks to Carmel Eyre, College Librarian at Glen Eira College, Victoria, about her favourite books for the reluctant reader.

Mixing literacy with innovation
Mixing literacy with innovation

Two teachers explain how an approach to literacy that incorporates an in-school book publishing program has contributed to an increase in engagement levels.

Student perseverance around the world: Infographic

Are teenage students in Finland more likely to persevere with a problem than their counterparts in Australia? What about students in Shanghai or the US? Take a look at this Teacher infographic.

Australian teens are up for a challenge
Australian teens are up for a challenge

The results of a new international study indicate that Australian teenagers are more likely to persevere in problem-solving.

The learning crisis in numbers

How long will it take for youth to have adequate literacy skills around the world? Find out in this infographic by the EFA Global Monitoring Report and the UNESCO Institute for Statistics.

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.