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Classroom shift: positioning students as creators

An alternate approach to the traditional classroom teaching model has been working its way into Australian schools, enhancing the way students learn and discover. Known as project-based learning, it positions students as creators and authoritarians rather than just content consumers, ...

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‘Sound Storm’ game helps kids fight hearing issue

Some parents may now want their kids playing more video games. Well one game anyway. The federally funded National Acoustics Laboratory (NAL) has developed "Sound Storm", a game app that it says improves the listening ability of children with spatial processing disorder. ...

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Refugee advocates lobbying for student loan changes

One of the leaders behind a program mentoring high school students from refugee backgrounds is marking this year’s World Refugee Week by calling for those on temporary protection visas and asylum seekers to be eligible for federal government assistance to meet ...

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