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Preparing your students for their first external QCE exams
The road from OP to ATAR was always going to be paved with twists and turns. In the process of rolling out QLD’s first external...
How to stop taking marking home (or at least significantly reduce it)
Never mark with a red pen. Cover your classroom walls with...
Pedagogy & research
Using Atomi in the classroom
Before diving headfirst into Atomi we thought it would be useful to arm you with a few simple methods for using it in your...
Explicit instruction and teaching
There are essentially two approaches to teaching. One is explicit or direct — the I do, we do, you do principle. For the other...
On a national front we are pretty much flat lining when it comes to literacy and numeracy NAPLAN results (apart from a couple of...
The secret to getting students to work outside class
You can lead a horse to water but you sure can’t make it drink and when it comes to giving students homework, it’s a pretty...
Four tips for great self-directed learning... with PLC Armidale
Self-directed learning (SDL) is becoming an integral...
We need to talk about maths
“We can change the conversation from what’s difficult, to what’s valuable.” - Thomas O’Donahoo A few months ago, General...
3 steps to choosing the right EdTech for your classroom
A big name in the EdTech space, Tom Murray, recently pinned the failing of EdTech initiatives on choosing the wrong digital...
How the new HSC syllabus will change how you teach
If you’ve ever doubted that this is an exciting time to be alive, look no further than NESA’s release of the new HSC...
The Importance of colour
They say that a picture is worth a thousand words, but what exactly is it about visual representations that are so powerful?...
The power of analogy
It’s no secret that analogy is powerful. Many students balance onslaughts of complicated concepts spread out over 4-6 subjects a...
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