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A novel addition to the team
A novel addition to the team

As a follow up to our popular Books for reluctant readers series, Teacher is pleased to introduce the newest member of the team.

Playing with phonetics
Playing with phonetics

Two Western Australian teachers have developed a play-based program that provides experiences for students to explore and investigate phonetic sounds.

Building strong, respectful relationships
Building strong, respectful relationships

A clear, transparent line of communication, clear expectations and mutual respect - one principal shares her school's approach to building strong parent and family relationships.

Using nicknames to liven up language lessons
Using nicknames to liven up language lessons

Academics suggest adolescent nicknaming is a great topic for language analysis lessons that's likely to spark student interest.

Unleashing talent through shared responsibility
Unleashing talent through shared responsibility

‘We ... entrust and empower people to take on and drive improvement in teaching and learning.’ See how adopting a distributed leadership model can help drive innovation.

Shine a light on 2015
Shine a light on 2015

Teachers planning theme-based units, displays and assemblies will find ideas in this round-up of celebrations and commemorations for 2015.

Room 3: Volume 2
Room 3: Volume 2

Once a fortnight Teacher ventures down to Room 3 – the basement archives at the Australian Council for Educational Research.

Connecting the dots
Connecting the dots

Educators in Melbourne are carrying out school-based action research to identify links between professional learning, classroom practice and student achievement.

Modelling the molecule of life
Modelling the molecule of life

Modular kits can help students in the science classroom understand molecules, processes and forces that cannot be seen. Here, educator Britt Gow reviews a few ready-made kits.

Step in the right direction
Step in the right direction

In the second of two articles exploring Indigenous education in a Navajo community, editor Jo Earp finds out how cultural traditions are used to assess learning.