The teaching profession needs to be 'inspired by innovation and research', says Andreas Schleicher. Read more about his special video message at ACER's Research Conference in today's Teacher article.
Tasmanian academics have launched a new framework designed to build the capacity of STEM teachers and support them in selecting resources.
The benefits of quality learning in the early years and re-emerging gender issues in mathematics are among the hot topics that will be explored at this year's ACER Research Conference.
Educators have a range of data sources at their fingertips. At this Tasmanian school, the emphasis is on interpreting this data and putting it to good use.
It's normally the students who use coloured pattern blocks, but in this workshop, it was the educators who used them to visually represent school staffing structures.
Once a fortnight Teacher ventures down to Room 3 – the basement archives at the Australian Council for Educational Research.
Two Melbourne educators have created developmental rubrics to teach students in what Vygotsky called the Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD) - just outside their learning comfort zone.
Switching on captions is in this Melbourne school’s policy because, as the principal says, ‘good teaching practice for deaf kids, is good teaching practice for all kids.’
Dave Tout explains why Australia’s 2012 PISA results in mathematics and numeracy paint a worrying picture.
When New South Wales principal Natalie Mansour trialled project-based learning (PBL) in her school, she soon realised the 'traditional' classroom needed a revamp.