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The science of laughing in class

Students at the Australian Science and Mathematics School in Adelaide have become stand-up comedians, laughter yogis, disco dancers, artists and master chefs, as part of a new learning program to explore the science of emotion while supporting student wellbeing.

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Transition to NAPLAN online delayed

Following a meeting of Australia’s education ministers, the national online rollout of NAPLAN has been postponed until 2021, after connectivity issues and computer glitches impacted numerous students who took the test online earlier this year.

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Students on track for record-breaking Word Mania

Australian students are putting their spelling skills to the test in LiteracyPlanet’s Word Mania. As part of this year’s challenge, over one million games have already been played, with students spelling 20 million words correctly so far.

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Learning Indigenous history through ‘Story Time’

In the lead-up to NAIDOC Week 2019, Story Box Library will release the latest video in its Indigenous Story Time series, which aims to assist students in developing a greater understanding of different cultures, languages and beliefs.

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