What makes a teacher great? In our latest reader submission, David de Carvalho, CEO of the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA), explores some of the characteristics that great teachers have in common.
Tom Stehlik recently spent some time in Finland. Here, he reflects on the Finnish school structure and culture, teacher education programs and processes.
STEM specialist teacher Britt Gow reviews a book that provides research-based strategies for helping underperforming students.
Susan Caldis gives us the lowdown on a book designed to encourage critical self-reflection and personal development.
Britt Gow recently read two books - one by Carol Dweck and the other by John Geake. Here, she elaborates on why she thinks they are worthwhile to a teacher’s professional learning.
Last month, Teacher reported on a study published about the link between school mobile phone bans and student achievement. As a follow-up, Roger Broadie and Mal Lee challenge the findings.
Christine Haynes recently tested out a wireless handheld microscope with Year 4 students. Here, she reflects on her experience with it and whether it could enhance students’ learning.
Two educators recently embarked on a professional learning journey to Finland. Here, they reflect on the lessons they learned from the Finnish system.
In honour of Autism Awareness month, two educators take a look at a story about a boy who embarks on a journey to find a new brain.
Britt Gow gives Teacher the lowdown on two books that she believes will change the way you teach.