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Language encounters

Language encounters

Senior lecturer in Education at the University of Technology Sydney, Dr Don Carter, examines the role that children’s rhymes and poetry play in their language development.

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ICT literacy results remain stable

ICT literacy results remain stable

Student performance nationally in information and communication technology literacy (ICT literacy) has remained stable compared to previous sample assessments in 2014, according to a report released by the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA).

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Neuroscience in teaching and learning

Neuroscience in teaching and learning

Teachers of today are equipped with more evidence about learning and how a child’s brain develops than ever before. Kathy Walker, founder of Walker Learning, discusses the importance of adapting evidence-based practice to the classroom.

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ACER report addresses concerns in STEM curriculum

ACER report addresses concerns in STEM curriculum

According to a new report released by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER), an integrated curriculum, early intervention and a stronger teaching workforce are key to reversing Australia’s downward spiral in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teaching and learning.

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