Student engagement

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A hands-on approach to science
A hands-on approach to science

How incorporating hands-on tasks has increased engagement in one educator’s science classroom.

Motivation and engagement: every minute of every day matters
Motivation and engagement: every minute of every day matters

How much does student motivation and engagement change over the course of a day, a week, and a month at school? How much does motivation and engagement vary from student to student?

Engaging students through a conversational writing style
Engaging students through a conversational writing style

Does adopting a formal or a conversational style in learning materials affect learning processes and outcomes? Three academics discuss.

Sharing the written word
Sharing the written word

Engaging in discussion about books was something this educator believed would be of benefit to her extension literacy students. So, she began an online shared reading space.

The digital school and enhanced student learning
The digital school and enhanced student learning

In the final instalment of his six-part series, Mal Lee discusses the impact of digital technology on student learning.

Reinventing the classroom for the digital age
Reinventing the classroom for the digital age

How can we engage girls in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths? One school is tackling the issue full steam ahead.

Making school meaningful for Indigenous learners
Making school meaningful for Indigenous learners

Jacynta Krakouer provides a snapshot of Making school meaningful for Indigenous learners, which has practical tools for teachers wanting to improve outcomes for Indigenous students.

Books by young people, for young people
Books by young people, for young people

An in-school book publishing program is one of the most important motivators in Noosa Pengari Steiner School’s high school English program. Here, Shelley Davidow shares details of the approach, in the hopes to inspire others.

Mobile learning
Mobile learning

Most secondary school students have a mobile phone, and most mobile phones have a camera, MP3 player, video camera and a stopwatch. Jarrod Robinson explains why schools should stop confiscating these amazing pieces of technology, and how phones can be used to engage students in learning.