In these uncertain times, how do teachers support students to make sense of the coronavirus pandemic and give them the tools to navigate the challenges we may be faced with? In today’s article, Professor Peter O’Connor from the University of Auckland suggests arts-based approaches to building resilience in students in times of disaster.
The Netherlands is one of PISA’s consistent top performers and is often recognised internationally as an example of educational success and a front-runner in supporting struggling learners. Here, we take a look at a project that’s focused on extending gifted learners in the Netherlands.
Antonio Chiappetta from New South Wales was recently handed the ARIA Music Teacher of the Year award. Here, we find out about the successful music program at his school, and why he believes it’s vital to stay connected to industry as an educator.
In our latest reader submission, US high school teacher Dr Keith Mason explains how integrating school musicals into your curriculum planning can provide opportunities for linked and themed learning activities in multiple subject areas.
Drawing on students’ enthusiasm and engagement with the medium of film, David Chapman decided to introduce a documentary filmmaking unit in his Year 7 English lessons. Here, he explains how he did it and shares tips for other educators.
Introducing documentary filmmaking to the classroom is something teachers can do across the curriculum, with students of different ages and abilities. This AFTRS Media Lab learning resource and accompanying teacher guide provides a practical introduction to the medium.
The young people of today are growing up in uncertain times as the effects of global climate change begin to permeate their everyday lives and communities. Professor Amy Cutter-Mackenzie-Knowles joins Teacher to discuss her systematic review of climate change education.
In his second article on cinema in school education, Marc Barrett aims to assist teachers with that most difficult of challenges, when it comes to hosting film clips in the classroom – that of clip selection.
In the first of two articles, Marc Barrett explores the work of Alain Bergala on the potential of short film clips to engage school students in learning across the curriculum.
The significant impact of music education on students has been recognised with the announcement of the four nominees in the running for the 2019 ARIA Music Teacher of the Year Award. Here, we take a look at the work of each nominee.