Parent participation

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Changing parent perceptions of classroom practice
Changing parent perceptions of classroom practice

The co-authors of an annual Australian study say involving parents more in the day-to-day learning of their children could help to change perceptions about teachers’ capabilities.

Adding value through school partnerships
Adding value through school partnerships

Forging community partnerships is one way that schools can access external resources and expertise to further support student programs, staff professional learning and parents.

School transition through the eyes of the child
School transition through the eyes of the child

How one Adelaide primary school has used Australian Early Development Census data to improve its transition and orientation to school programs.

Developing fine and gross motor skills
Developing fine and gross motor skills

How one school responded to local census data highlighting a need to support early childhood development in the area of physical health and wellbeing.

Is there another way to think about schooling?
Is there another way to think about schooling?

There is a well-established way of thinking about schooling. But is there another way? Professor Geoff Masters AO discusses.

Working with parents to develop STEM learning
Working with parents to develop STEM learning

A coding club and inviting research scientists to speak to students at lunch times are two of the ways this school is working with its parent community to develop STEM learning.

Replacing homework with sporting activities
Replacing homework with sporting activities

From worksheets to soccer balls. Why one school has replaced formal homework with after-school sporting activities.

Removing grades from student reports
Removing grades from student reports

The traditional A to E report card is a thing of the past at Nossal High School, where grades have been removed to give more targeted and useful feedback to students and parents.

The Research Files Episode 15: The impact of dads reading to children
The Research Files Episode 15: The impact of dads reading to children

Dr Elisabeth Duursma discusses her research on the impact of fathers reading to their children, and why it has implications for educators in the classroom.

Culturally responsive teaching: What Aboriginal parents and students say is important
Culturally responsive teaching: What Aboriginal parents and students say is important

Recent research provides insight into culturally responsive teaching practices from the perspective of Aboriginal parents and students.