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Txt Tlk is OK
Txt Tlk is OK

A new study has found 'text speak' does not have a negative impact on the development of children's grammar and spelling.

A three-way approach to development
A three-way approach to development

As a follow-up to last week’s article ‘It’s all about teacher quality’, we look at the fundamentals of the coaching and mentoring program at Dandenong North Primary School in Melbourne's south-east.

Celebrating 25 years of language learning
Celebrating 25 years of language learning

The year 2014 sees the 25th anniversary of ACER's Assessment of Languages Competence program.

Students take control
Students take control

Principal of Perth’s Quinns Baptist College, Maryann Malzer, talks to Teacher about the school’s ‘Students as Researchers’ program and the impact it’s making in the school.

Beyond the gates
Beyond the gates

A successful program supporting remote Indigenous students in the Northern Territory has proved that tapping into resources and support outside the school gates can improve student outcomes.

Is teamwork key to student engagement?
Is teamwork key to student engagement?

An action research project in Adelaide has highlighted the benefits of team teaching.

Teacher review – laptop risers
Teacher review – laptop risers

With technology prevalent in society, we need to look closely at the physical aspects of how to use it safely and welcome new accessories into learning spaces. Here, Christine Haynes reviews the laptop riser.

A personal approach

Is a change in mindset – one that focuses on ‘personal best’ rather than ‘world records’ – needed to help improve Indigenous student outcomes?

Vision for 'research-rich' schools
Vision for 'research-rich' schools

A new report into the role of research in teaching and teacher education has set out a vision to develop research-rich schools and classrooms.

Early intervention producing gains for kindergarteners
Early intervention producing gains for kindergarteners

Using iPads to collect and track data in real time has helped educators in western Sydney develop an early intervention program for children entering Kindergarten.