Effective teaching methods

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Valuing learning through play at school
Valuing learning through play at school

Preschools use playful pedagogies to help prepare children for school, but learning through play continues to be of value as students move through the primary years and beyond.

Teacher Q&A: Indonesian Teacher Leaders
Teacher Q&A: Indonesian Teacher Leaders

The Indonesian Teacher Leaders Programme at Canggu Community School, in Bali, is focused on sharing best practice among staff and with teachers in the local community.

Podcast Special: Dylan Wiliam on effective questioning in the classroom
Podcast Special: Dylan Wiliam on effective questioning in the classroom

In the latest Teacher podcast, we catch up with Dylan Wiliam to talk about effective questioning in the classroom, including the benefits of a no hands up policy, a classroom display called ‘the parking lot’, and planning your lesson around hinge questions.

Learner persistence – the productive struggle
Learner persistence – the productive struggle

In today’s reader submission, teacher educators Dr Dawn Castagno-Dysart and Dr Bryan Matera consider the importance of learner persistence and the role of both teacher and student in the ‘productive struggle’.

Behaviour Management Episode 4: Behaviour approaches for children with disabilities
Behaviour Management Episode 4: Behaviour approaches for children with disabilities

Dr David Armstrong from Flinders University is our guest in today’s Behaviour Management podcast. We explore how certain behaviour management models are simply ineffective, particularly for students with learning or mental health difficulties, and discuss his research in this area.

Combining samples of student work with rubrics
Combining samples of student work with rubrics

Teachers in any classroom can use samples of work in addition to assessment rubrics to create opportunities for students to evaluate, improve and take ownership of their own learning, explains educator Elizabeth King in our latest reader submission.

Identifying the needs of students on the autism spectrum
Identifying the needs of students on the autism spectrum

Following a two-year study, researchers have built a profile of the educational support needs of students on the autism spectrum.

Inquiring minds
Inquiring minds

‘I don’t know, but we can find out’ is one of the most powerful things you can say to students, says one educator. See why play-based learning works in her classroom.