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Teacher's bookshelf
Teacher's bookshelf

Britt Gow gives Teacher the lowdown on two books that she believes will change the way you teach.

A focus on innovative learning environments
A focus on innovative learning environments

Why should schools seek to develop innovative learning environments? What do they look like internationally? Who are the educators? An OECD report explored the topic.

Recognising exceptional teachers and outstanding contributions
Recognising exceptional teachers and outstanding contributions

The founder of a non-profit school to share effective practice in teaching reading and writing has won the inaugural million dollar Global Teacher Prize.

Re-engaging students with learning
Re-engaging students with learning

Setting up effective school-community partnerships can not only improve outcomes for students, but also re-engage them with learning.

Exploring and refining practice
Exploring and refining practice

An approach to professional development that combines collaborative, local learning communities with a focused pedagogical framework.

Big business and education philanthropy
Big business and education philanthropy

Analysis of philanthropic contributions to education by the world’s largest firms has revealed Australian companies place a great emphasis on community and employee engagement.

Big Data and Education Data Mining
Big Data and Education Data Mining

Across many professional areas there has been a surge of interest in Big Data, but what's the relevance of Big Data in education? Dr Michael Timms discusses.

Planning for context-based teaching
Planning for context-based teaching

Teaching mathematics using a problem solving approach requires preparation if it is going to work. So, how do you go about it? Dave Tout outlines one possible process.

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.