When two senior Music teachers saw a need to improve the quality of student’s home practice of chosen instruments, they implemented a strategy of solitary, deliberate music practice. In consultation with the school’s Master Teacher, they developed a model aimed at improving student learning outcomes.
The ARIA Awards are the Australian music industry’s big night and this year, for the first time, four school educators are battling it out to become ARIA Music Teacher Of The Year. We caught up with the nominees to find out more about their work and approach in the classroom.
How well do we help students recognise and reflect on the long-term progress they make at school? Could progress in school mathematics learning be more like progress in music learning? Professor Geoff Masters AO discusses.
Each year the Australian STEM Video Game Challenge invites students to design and create their own game. Here’s how one school integrated it into their curriculum planning.
Teacher recently brought you news of the six WISE (World Innovation Summit for Education) Award winners for 2016. Today we take a look at the other nine projects that made it onto the shortlist.
In his latest Teacher video Greg Whitby speaks to Brad Carroll, from St Mary MacKillop Primary in Penrith South, New South Wales, about the school’s Stage 2 Strings program.
Teacher chats to Annette Rueggeberg, co-principal of a secondary school in north west Germany that has experienced a remarkable turnaround in fortunes following an unusual request from a leading orchestra.
The annual World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) Awards celebrate creative projects from across the globe. Here's a snapshot of the six winners.
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.