Home | In The Classroom (page 20)

In The Classroom

Are digikids less literate? Four Corners wrap-up

Is Australian children’s literacy in crisis? Among teachers, academics and politicians, the consensus is largely ‘yes’ – or we’re wobbling precariously on the edge. While primary years performance tends to be strong, something happens in the transition to high school; ...

More »

The importance of early reading instruction

Professor Pamela Snow is head of the La Trobe Rural Health School and will soon become Professor of Cognitive Psychology in the School of Education at La Trobe. In this podcast, Snow talks about how blended reading approaches, which are ...

More »

Podcast: Issue of the week – ATAR overhaul?

This week NSW Education Minister Sarah Mitchell announced she wanted “an overhaul” of ATAR. Her decision was based on research showing the population has lost faith in it and it was causing students too much stress. As 61,000 NSW students ...

More »

New play tackles youth suicide prevention

During Mental Health Month it’s important to remember that suicide is still the leading cause of death for Australians aged 15–44. One way of raising more awareness about this issue in a non-threatening way is through art and drama. This ...

More »