Special education

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Infographic: Preparing teachers for the classroom

In the experience of Australian Principals, how well prepared are recent teacher graduates in relation to areas such as dealing with difficult student behaviour, making effective use of ICT, and subject content knowledge? Find out in today's infographic.

Effectively teaching mathematics to students with Down syndrome
Effectively teaching mathematics to students with Down syndrome

According to new findings, including students with Down syndrome in mainstream maths lessons in the primary years is achievable, but professional learning for teachers is vital.

School excursion support for students with autism
School excursion support for students with autism

For youngsters with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), an excursion can be a real challenge. Find out about a project offering support for students and their teachers.

Teacher's bookshelf: Autism Awareness Month
Teacher's bookshelf: Autism Awareness Month

In honour of Autism Awareness month, two educators take a look at a story about a boy who embarks on a journey to find a new brain.

Research in the classroom
Research in the classroom

Teacher speaks to poster presenters at this year's ACER Research Conference about a reading intervention program, and the 'teaching brain' in action.

Behind the scenes of meTV
Behind the scenes of meTV

Shane Spence, creator and director of meTV, gives Teacher a special, behind the scenes glimpse into the making of the daily in-school television program.

Equal, fair access
Equal, fair access

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.’

Evan's story
Evan's story

Education student Suzie Alev tells her story about working with seven-year-old Evan and his family to address the challenges of autism.