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Supporting students, teachers and communities
Supporting students, teachers and communities

Yesterday we brought you news of the 2017 WISE Award winners. Here we take a look at the remaining nine finalists, including a collaborative learning model aimed at increasing teacher motivation and professionalism in India and Uganda.

Thinking differently about assessment with Professor Geoff Masters
Thinking differently about assessment with Professor Geoff Masters

In today’s video Teacher magazine sits down with Australian Council for Educational Research CEO Professor Geoff Masters AO to discuss new ways of thinking about assessment.

Speed Sharing – a non-threatening alternative
Speed Sharing – a non-threatening alternative

Being asked to present to the entire class can be a nerve-racking experience for students. In our latest reader submission, two US educators explain how ‘Speed Sharing’ can be an effective, non-threatening alternative.

School design inspiration – from origami to binary code
School design inspiration – from origami to binary code

From Japanese origami to Nordic winters, the movement of flocking birds to messages in binary code, treehouses to terracotta – the shortlisted school designs in this year’s World Architecture Festival award have been inspired by a range of influences.

Changing the mental mantra to ‘I love maths'
Changing the mental mantra to ‘I love maths'

How do you teach students who say, ‘I hate maths’? Through an intensive, self-motivating brain-based program – and with the help of some Lego – as Dr Ragnar Purje explains.

On cloud nine – the ‘granny' network supporting students
On cloud nine – the ‘granny' network supporting students

The Granny Cloud network set up by Professor Sugata Mitra builds on the success of his ‘hole in the wall experiments' into how children teach themselves and others. In this article we speak to a teacher involved in the initiative, which supports students in remote locations across the globe.

WISE 2015: Recognising change, transformation and impact
WISE 2015: Recognising change, transformation and impact

The 2015 World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) Awards have honoured six projects for their creative approach to learning and positive impact on society.

Research Files Special: Geoff Masters, Val Shute, Rukmini Banerji
Research Files Special: Geoff Masters, Val Shute, Rukmini Banerji

Stealth assessment, interactive learning environments and assessing literacy and numeracy. In a special podcast, Teacher provides a snapshot of the keynote speeches from Research Conference 2015.

Research Files Special: Dr Rukmini Banerji on monitoring schooling and learning across India
Research Files Special: Dr Rukmini Banerji on monitoring schooling and learning across India

Dr Rukmini Banerji tells Teacher about India’s Annual Status of Education Report study, which monitors schooling and learning across the country.

WISE 2014: Celebrating creativity and innovation
WISE 2014: Celebrating creativity and innovation

The annual World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) Awards celebrate creative projects from across the globe. Here's a snapshot of the six winners.