In this video, educator, author and teacher coach Azul Terronez explores the question: ‘What makes a good teacher great?’ Over 24 years, he has repeatedly asked this same question to students and collected over 26,000 responses from eight different schools. Here, he discusses some of the patterns he has uncovered.
Alfred Deakin Professor and Chair in Science Education at Deakin University, Russell Tytler, discusses how using diagrams and visual representations can help to improve student performance and engagement in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).
Three teachers from rural Western Australia discuss their journey into teaching in a rural school.
Ahead of upcoming 2019 NAPLAN testing in mid-May, Jenny Donovan, Executive Director for the Centre for Education Statistics and Evaluation at the NSW Department of Education, provides expert advice for Year 7 and Year 9 students about to sit the test.
Secondary teacher, Dan Van der Vieren, has been using the Rubik’s Cube in his maths classroom for several years. He discusses how the Rubik’s Cube can be incorporated into the teaching of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and maths) to enrich student learning and engagement.
Zena Carusi-Lees has been awarded the Teachers Health Fund Showcase Award for Teacher of the Year as a result of her work with Balmoral State High School.