Developing children’s reading skills as they start primary school can often mean meeting children at a range of different levels. In this article, we speak with Dr Lexie Scherer who explains how the reader-response method can help teachers find that special ‘hook’ that can open a child up to the wonders of reading.
English and History teacher Steven Kolber shares the six common approaches to apply Instructional Video within a classroom or educational setting.
In this article Dr Sudha Archarya, Principal of ITL Public School in New Delhi and Chairperson of the National Progressive Schools' Conference (NPSC), shares with Teacher readers how she makes her school inclusive and open to all students.
‘The metaverse is upon us. Soon it will be as omnipresent as TikTok, Instagram, and Facebook (now Meta).’ So reads the first line of a new Policy Brief exploring the potential of the metaverse to enhance teaching and learning in the future, and why we need to start planning for it now.
‘To say that teachers have a significant impact on students’ motivation and engagement is not controversial, nor particularly enlightening. Trucks can be filled with the research papers that show this.’ In this reader submission, Professor Andrew Martin says a more informative exercise is to dig into the ways teachers make a difference to students’ motivation and engagement.
As a teacher, how can you create an inclusive space for all students to thrive? In this article, Additional Needs Coordinator Sue Pickett shares five tips for structuring your classroom and lesson so that it is accessible for all students, including those with additional needs.
Getting ready to start teaching in the classroom, managing student behaviour and meeting with parents can be a daunting prospect for many pre-service teachers. Could technology be part of the solution?
High-performing leaders working in some of Australia’s most challenged communities have been reflecting on successful practices in their schools since the start of the pandemic. Here are their top five recommendations for learning through COVID.
‘How do you respond when leaders opt for optimism, in order to skim over dealing with the real issues that your school and community are cultivating, because it is easier to deny they exist?’ What happens when positivity gets out of hand, and how can we best respond to those who refuse to acknowledge the bad times?
One of the great things about the teaching profession is the sharing of expertise, knowledge, skills and experience that happens regularly in schools and beyond, including through professional associations. Teacher caught up with members of IGI (Ikatan Guru Indonesia – the Indonesian Teacher Association) to talk about the benefits of being a part of these professional communities.