Literacy across curriculum ‘Literacy is every teacher’s responsibility.’ No matter your discipline, interests or teaching strengths, it’s essential for teachers to ensure their students are engaged in literacy. First, because students are struggling with literacy. Second, because students need literacy to understand what
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
At the core of science is the wonderment of inquiry. Encouraging this inquiry is how you bring science into the classroom, transforming your kids into budding scientists who want to discover the why’s hiding behind everyday phenomena. Luckily, there are ways to turn
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.