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Dairy education program enters 10th year

It’s time for other learning areas to mooo-ve over: Dairy Australia’s Picasso Cows program is inspiring primary-aged students to think more about the importance of dairy to their diets and where it comes from. Now in its 10th year, the ...

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Create and your school will succeed: Sir Ken Robinson

Sir Ken Robinson’s 2006 lecture, Do schools kill creativity?, is apparently the most viewed TED Talk of all time. Regardless of that claim’s veracity, it has been viewed 50,727,440 times and counting. Clearly, his words resonate. Now, he hopes to recapture audiences’ ...

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Why PISA is moving towards creativity

Along with a relatively small number of countries such as New Zealand, Singapore and Finland and Scotland, Australia is unusual in that, as well as a focus on knowledge and skills, its national curriculum explicitly requires schools to teach certain ...

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Kids become better poets in nature

Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate. The first two lines of Shakespeare’s Sonnet 18 capture the essence of a new study: poetry and nature. Researchers from Curtin University have found that ...

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Canberra Grammar students augment reality

Schoolkids may be eagerly awaiting the release of Pokémon GO’s new Fire and Ice event but students at Canberra Grammar School are already toying with augmented reality. Unlike Pokémon GO, however, Pearson’s HoloLens is educational and doesn’t require a mobile ...

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