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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.

Global Education Episode 5: Designing a school that reflects local culture
Global Education Episode 5: Designing a school that reflects local culture

The lead architect behind one of the shortlisted school designs at the World Architecture Awards tells Teacher about designing a school that reflects local culture, history and landscape.

Parents 'want information on classroom practices'
Parents 'want information on classroom practices'

A new study by Australian academics suggests parents want more information from educators about classroom practices and teaching methods.

In conversation: Dylan Wiliam
In conversation: Dylan Wiliam

Schools must work with parents to ensure they receive useful, meaningful information about their child's learning, says Professor Dylan Wiliam.

Green thumbs
Green thumbs

At this Darwin preschool, teaching sustainable, healthy garden practices has helped connect youngsters to their multicultural community.

Nurturing a 21st Century skill set
Nurturing a 21st Century skill set

New international research suggests educators can play a pivotal role in fostering children's non-cognitive skills, without breaking the school budget.

Pastoral care: A 10-step plan
Pastoral care: A 10-step plan

Regular reviews of policies and practices help to systematically assess pastoral care resources, strengths, needs, threats and opportunities. This action plan will make the process easy.