A teacher is sitting at a large table with her students. They are doing a craft activity, and there are coloured pencils, chalk and scissors all over the table. One of her students is handing her their work to look at. The teacher is smiling at them.

6 High-Impact Teaching Strategies that take 30 Seconds or Less.

These strategies will take 30 seconds either in your lesson or after. They may just be the best 30 seconds you can spend to support your students.

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7 Weird But Genius Study Tips – Work Smarter, Not Harder.

Being able to study effectively requires a lot of planning. To do this right, you need to know a bit about yourself and be willing to do some trial and error.

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Teachers Ignore Educational Research – What Can We Do About It?

Universities put effort into quality, evidence-based programs, but it gets thrown out the window as soon as their students graduate and enter the classroom. 

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Work Ethic of Gen Z Students – Are They Different from Other Generations?

When talking about Gen Z, work ethic comes up again and again. Many older people believe ithat Gen Z has a poor ethic or, at least, poorer than theirs. 

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Why Students Plagiarise – It isn’t Always about Cheating.

Plagiarism is a real problem. There are a couple of reasons why students plagiarise, which need to be understood before so that they can be properly addressed.

A young student is staring at her laptop screen with her head in her hands. She is struggling with online learning.

Engagement: How do we know if our students are learning?

Student engagement is a notoriously difficult thing to measure. We know that engagement in learning is essential for our students, but how can we tell

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The New Australian Curriculum: Has It Been Dumbed Down?

If you have been teaching the Australian Curriculum, you will know that it is very difficult to get through everything. In fact, most schools do not expect you

Administrative Duties: A Guide for Teachers and School Leaders

While administrative duties are necessary, they don’t have to be overwhelming. Here are some tips for reducing the administrative load:

7 Simple Strategies for Strong Student-Teacher Relationships

Getting to know your students on a personal level is the first step towards building strong relationships. Show genuine interest in their lives outside the classroom.

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Nurturing Success: Factors Influencing Beginning Teachers’ Perceived Success

Understanding the factors that shape their perception of success is crucial for teacher retention and overall teaching satisfaction.

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The Role of Universities in Initial Teacher Training: A Call for a Dual-Phase Approach

This article proposes a renewed perspective on teacher education, emphasizing the need for a dual-phase initial teacher training approach involving both schools and universities.

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Connecting Learning to Real-World Contexts: Strategies for Teachers

When students see the relevance of their classroom lessons to their everyday lives, they are more likely to be motivated, engaged, and retain information.

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Encouraging Active Involvement in Learning: Strategies for Teachers

Active learning benefits students by improving retention of information, enhancing critical thinking skills, and encouraging a deeper understanding of the subject matter.

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Collaborative and Cooperative Learning: A Guide for Teachers

These methods encourage students to work together, share ideas, and actively participate in their education.

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Experiential Teaching: Role-Play and Simulations in Teaching

These interactive techniques allow students to immerse themselves in practical, real-world scenarios, thereby deepening their understanding and retention of key concepts.

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Project-Based Learning Activities: A Guide for Teachers

Project-Based Learning is a student-centered pedagogy that involves a dynamic approach to teaching, where students explore real-world problems or challenges.

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Recognising and Catering to Individual Learning Needs: A Guide for Teachers

Recognising and catering to these individual learning needs can significantly enhance the education process, making it more inclusive, engaging, and effective.