Reflecting on 2021
As always, the last term of the year comes with mixed feelings. Excitement that the end of 2021 is in sight, but overwhelm for the amount that we still have to achieve in just 10 weeks.
How to stay motivated in Term 4
Term 4. It has a way of getting away from us pretty quickly and while it’s nice to have the summer break in sight, there’s a lot to do and not a lot of time to do it.
Keeping students on task and on track
Teachers work hard to keep students on task.
A Teacher’s Top 4 Tips For a Stress-Free Term 3
Find ways to minimise your load by taking these tips on board and see how they work for you.
Why the curriculum review won’t work – on its own
The 2021 curriculum review is entering its final stages following a recent consultation period with the public, including teachers and parents.
This is the ultimate maths class, according to research
Education research is constantly developing what we know about teaching and learning. Often, it confirms existing practices, or expands them further, and sometimes it gives us completely new strategies to try.
Diary of a secondary teacher in lockdown
Today is my first day of remote teaching during Melbourne lockdown 5.0 because I don’t work Fridays, so I missed the first day last week.
Using data to create content that supports deep learning
As our use of technology in the classroom grows, so too does our capacity for capturing learning data.
Diary of a primary teacher in lockdown
Log on. Enthusiasm abounds. Spirits are high. Everyone checks in, except one.
It’s over (a break-up letter)
I’ve been thinking about this for some time now and I need to tell you that I feel it’s time to go our separate ways.