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Engaging students through a conversational writing style
Engaging students through a conversational writing style

Does adopting a formal or a conversational style in learning materials affect learning processes and outcomes? Three academics discuss.

Sharing your work – getting published
Sharing your work – getting published

Teacher contributor Hedley Willsea offers his tips on how fellow educators can share their work with the wider community by getting published.

Visual learning in English
Visual learning in English

‘Perhaps the greatest benefit of teaching and learning through pictures is two-fold: imaginations can be primed and personal responses can be triggered as the foundation of a full critical analysis.’

Creating a positive school culture
Creating a positive school culture

This reader submission focuses on the principal of a school that has experienced a remarkable improvement in graduation numbers, due to sustained change in the school culture.

Professional learning – reflections from a trip to Finland
Professional learning – reflections from a trip to Finland

Two educators recently embarked on a professional learning journey to Finland. Here, they reflect on the lessons they learned from the Finnish system.

Books by young people, for young people
Books by young people, for young people

An in-school book publishing program is one of the most important motivators in Noosa Pengari Steiner School’s high school English program. Here, Shelley Davidow shares details of the approach, in the hopes to inspire others.

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.

Professional learning: From engagement to impact
Professional learning: From engagement to impact

Our latest reader submission explores the need to strengthen links between teacher professional learning and improved student outcomes.

Motivation and successful teaching
Motivation and successful teaching

How are you feeling today? According to researcher Rebecca Collie, the way you feel will impact your work in the classroom.

Therapeutic practice in the classroom
Therapeutic practice in the classroom

Tom Brunzell discusses integrating therapeutic practice into the classroom, and how doing so creates a setting of healing and growth for disengaged students.