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Mathematical investigations: Refining and defining a task
Mathematical investigations: Refining and defining a task

When connecting maths to the real world, how do you move from a chosen theme or context into something achievable for you and your learners? Dave Tout discusses.

Behaviour management: Angry children
Behaviour management: Angry children

‘Some children follow rules and boundaries. Angry children follow people first.’ Paul Dix discusses how to manage the behaviour of angry children.

Making school meaningful for Indigenous learners
Making school meaningful for Indigenous learners

Jacynta Krakouer provides a snapshot of Making school meaningful for Indigenous learners, which has practical tools for teachers wanting to improve outcomes for Indigenous students.

Implementing a long-term strategy
Implementing a long-term strategy

‘We’ve only really just started … but already we’re seeing some good things.’ Teacher chats to a Singaporean educator about the impact of a three-year program to support differentiation in the elementary years.

Be a professional pioneer
Be a professional pioneer

Researchers are testing innovative methods for recognising highly accomplished practitioners that link focused portfolio tasks to teacher standards.

‘Invisible' stealth assessments offer learning support
‘Invisible' stealth assessments offer learning support

Stealth assessments woven 'invisibly' into digital gaming environments have the power to offer continual learning support to students, while reducing test anxiety and cramming.

Behaviour management: Standing together
Behaviour management: Standing together

‘When the adults change, everything changes’. Behaviour management instructor Paul Dix shares advice on how to change a student behaviour issue consistently and calmly.

Teacher's bookshelf: June 2015
Teacher's bookshelf: June 2015

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.

Teaching in context – finding the starting point
Teaching in context – finding the starting point

Dave Tout discusses the first stage of connecting maths to the real world – negotiating a theme or context.

Understanding changing images of assessment
Understanding changing images of assessment

Fiona Gordon explores how documenting professional learning conversations can help you understand the images of assessment that teachers hold.