Articles covering the science, theory, ideas and methods of teaching and learning.
The impact of Summer learning loss Want to understand Summer learning loss in a glance? Check out our Summer learning loss summary of the studies, stats and facts here. Summer learning loss plagues educators from year to year, seeing hard-fought lessons and work
Contextualised teaching and learning is the practice that answers the three most common student questions: ‘Why are we doing this?’ ‘When will I use this?’ ‘Is it in the exam?’ In other words – ‘why is this relevant to me?’ Defining relevancy
The 5E Instructional Model is a science learning method that’s held relevancy and usefulness for over three decades – here’s what it is, how you can use it, and how the 5E model is being updated to meet the demands of today’s classrooms.
It is human to err; and the only final and deadly error, among all our errors, is denying that we have ever erred. G.K Chesterton, the Prince of Paradox In 1993, two researchers (Robert J. Connors and Andrea A. Lunsford) and 50 analysers collected
There’s more to the question of the difference between scientific knowledge and literacy than first meets the eye. Our understanding of the world has never been better – for every advance we make into the digital world, for every discovery we make of the
E-safety and online safety are going to be a fundamental part of children’s lives as long as there is internet. Here’s what you need to know about navigating the new status quo. There’s a full generation of kids who haven’t experienced life before the
A snapshot of Australian student literacy Australian student literacy has been in sharp decline since 2000 - we look at the reasons why and what we can do about it. We’re in the age of information, where the ebb and flow of the
STEM in a nutshell What STEM stands for is pretty simple: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics. These are the STEM subjects. Understanding what it is - ie the most important set of learning in the 21st Century - is a little trickier.
Increasing literacy proficiency is the goal, which is why Reading Eggs and Reading Eggspress meet students at their instructional reading levels. Whether your students are emerging readers or focused on enhancing comprehension and vocabulary skills, Reading Eggs and Reading Eggspress will meet the needs of your
NAPLAN is just around the corner and teachers are busy preparing their students in all aspects of numeracy and literacy. Since 2015, there has been one writing task for Year 3 and 5 students, and another task for Year 7 and 9 students.