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Classroom Mysteries - Perceptual Processing Disorders

Every day in classrooms across Australia, contemporary Educators put on their “Nancy Drew” hats and try to solve the mystery of why one of their students isn’t learning effectively. Faced with a plethora of likely suspects, the investigation continues, until the “culprit” is found. This is the story of one of the unsolved cases...

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Professional Development

5 Differentiation Strategies To 'Individualise' Your Curriculum

Catering to the diverse range of learning needs of students is undoubtedly one of the greatest challenges faced by the teachers of today. Read this blog article for ideas on how to mange the diverse learning abilities in your classroom.

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Teaching Resources Positive Feedback and Goals
Professional Development

Good Feedback and Intrinsic Motivation Is The Key To Improvement

How many times have you said, “Great job!” to your students? Do they actually know what “Great job!” means?

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Professional Development

Nurturing and Supporting Children with Autism in the Classroom

As a teacher, finding out you have a child with autism in your class for the first time can be a daunting thought.

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Teaching Resources - Smart Learning Goals
Professional Development

A Goal Without a Plan Is Just a Wish

For students to become active participants in the learning process, a learning experience needs to have a reason; with clearly defined and achievable goals.

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Professional Development Reading & Writing

Is Dictation just an Old-Fashioned Teaching Strategy?

How many teachers still use dictation as a teaching tool in their classrooms? How many teachers would consider dictation a waste of time, boring for the students, a ‘teacher-centred’ task?

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Visible Learning in the Classroom
Classroom Management Professional Development

Visible Learning in the Classroom

Many Australian schools are transitioning into visible learning classrooms, but how do we know if we are promoting visible learning?

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Relief Teaching Tips and Advice for Australian Teachers
Hints & Tips Professional Development

Relief Teaching Tips and Advice for Australian Teachers

Are you starting out this school year as a relief teacher?

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First Year of Schooling
Professional Development

First Year of Schooling

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