The ACER’s Teacher Magazine can be relied on for in depth accessible information… always!
The AITSL’s Spotlight report is not only good pedagogical advice. By every measure it’s fantastic. Here’s why.
A principal’s welcome at the beginning of term shows the wisdom of drawing on the school’s vision and mission statements.
Understanding the busyness of online communications may be key to effectively delivering remote learning.
It all started with the overarching idea we were exploring that year around the theme of identity. As a teaching team, we knew we wanted the kids to feel empowered, empowered enough so that they would be motivated to take action in some way to have a positive effect on their world.
It pushes you so hard, sometimes it’s overwhelming. But it pushes you to find a balance between teaching kids those really important skills, those building blocks, and then, allowing kids to be independent, autonomous … to teach each other, to create spaces, to research, all those things.
Jennie [Vine] and I working with the teachers in a similar way to the way we expect the teachers to work with the children. We have coaching conversations according to what we know about them as teachers and where they are in their thinking and in their skills and in their abilities.
The Monash University report “Perceptions of Teachers and Teaching In Australia” should alarm us all. Could their underappreciation of teachers be largely due to a big dose of ignorance? Here’s how that story goes …
I have a belief in children as being very capable human beings. They have a lot to offer, whether they’re 5 or 12.
Writing online holds a special challenge for busy school leaders and teachers. Not only do principals and their staff today have to deal with the usual complexities of language, now they have to use multimedia in critically important too.