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Teaching and learning with humanoid robots
Teaching and learning with humanoid robots

Early research results suggest humanoid robots are providing students with the opportunity to engage in deep learning.

Teaching reading with synthetic phonics
Teaching reading with synthetic phonics

Teaching reading through a synthetic phonics programme has long-term benefits for children from poorer backgrounds, a large-scale study has found.

The Research Files Episode 19: Reading for pleasure
The Research Files Episode 19: Reading for pleasure

The inaugural Kids & Family Reading Report Australia explores child and parent attitudes and behaviours around reading for pleasure. Teacher speaks to Professor Rosemary Johnston about the report’s findings and its implications for educators.

Equipping students with 'enterprise skills'
Equipping students with 'enterprise skills'

Teachers can prepare students for careers by helping them develop 'enterprise skills' such as digital and financial literacy, according to analysis of job ads.

Effectively teaching mathematics to students with Down syndrome
Effectively teaching mathematics to students with Down syndrome

According to new findings, including students with Down syndrome in mainstream maths lessons in the primary years is achievable, but professional learning for teachers is vital.

Infographic: Teachers working in Australian school libraries
Infographic: Teachers working in Australian school libraries

What is the percentage of Australian teachers working in school libraries? Are those teachers mainly female or male? Find out in this infographic.

I think I can - motivation and the maths gender gap
I think I can - motivation and the maths gender gap

Dr Sarah Buckley explores gender differences in maths with research from neuroscience, psychology and education.

Infographic: Time spent on homework
Infographic: Time spent on homework

How much time do 15-year-olds spend per week on homework and other tasks set by teachers after school? An OECD report explored.

The Research Files Episode 18: A child-centered approach to student wellbeing
The Research Files Episode 18: A child-centered approach to student wellbeing

Teacher speaks to Associate Professor Gerry Redmond about the Australian Child Wellbeing Project, capturing student voice and the importance of focusing on the middle years of schooling.

Using digital tablets in pre-school settings – what does the research say?
Using digital tablets in pre-school settings – what does the research say?

Touch-screen tablets are not only being used in primary and secondary classrooms, pre-schools are also employing the technology as a literacy learning tool.