Boost Student Engagement by Remaking Our Literacy Practices

Boost Student Engagement by Remaking Our Literacy Practices

Based on Remaking Literacy: Innovative Instructional Strategies for Maker Learning At the end of a hallway, one classroom is buzzing with excitement. More than 50 students are packed in the room, sitting on desks and the floor, with others perched on stools. They are...
The power of the New Art and Science of Teaching

The power of the New Art and Science of Teaching

In 2007, US educational researcher Dr Robert Marzano published the acclaimed book, The Art and Science of Teaching, a comprehensive framework for instruction that will be familiar to many Australasian educators. A decade later he released a revised edition, The New...
Six strategies to strengthening teacher instruction

Six strategies to strengthening teacher instruction

If you want to continue honing your teaching practice, it’s worth taking a step back to pinpoint some specific areas where you could improve your instruction. Targeting these areas can make a huge difference to the way you approach your teaching and the impact you...
Nurturing resilience with positive psychology

Nurturing resilience with positive psychology

Never has it been more important for teachers and parents to nurture students’ wellbeing and resilience. Students have lost out on so much due to lockdowns, school closures, decreased contact with friends and extended family, and even playgrounds being closed. It is...