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The educational and learning value of explicit teaching and worked examples

Dr Ragnar Purje

Explicit teaching can be thought of as being the specific, direct, example talk and presentation that takes place during classroom lessons. This specific directed classroom talk and presentation is just the beginning of what explicit teaching and worked example teaching does. Read More

 

19 Sep 2018 | National
Uni courses for the most profitable career News Image

The more things change the more they don’t, especially when it comes to graduate earning potential says the Grattan Institute’s Mapping Australian Higher Education report. Read More

18 Sep 2018 | NZ
Matific helps to incorporate Te Reo Māori in New Zealand Schools News Image

Matific, the game-based maths learning resource, will assist New Zealand to incorporate the Te Reo Māori language into their maths curriculum via a translation of its online program. Read More

18 Sep 2018 | National
Secret ATAR report ordered destroyed News Image

A secret report showing that students with low ATAR scores are being recruited into Initial Teacher Education (ITE) was reportedly ordered destroyed by the University of Sydney. Read More

18 Sep 2018 | Melbourne
25 years of the Educational Publishing Awards of Australia News Image

The combined efforts of educators and educational publishers will be celebrated in the 25th Educational Publishing Awards of Australia on Thursday 20 September 2018. Read More

18 Sep 2018
The Territory Government reinvigorates school-based policing News Image

The Territory Government has reinvigorated school-based policing aiming to address issues raised during the Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory. Read More

17 Sep 2018 | National
High ATARs not everything: top principal News Image

A top Principal thinks concern about ATARs needed to be matched with understanding of the emotional and social qualities that teachers need and ATAR results are “not everything” when selecting future teachers. Read More

17 Sep 2018 | Region
Nature Primary wins Canon grant News Image

The Nature School Primary (NSW) has won Canon’s 2018 Grants Program for a photographic project whereby students will create a high quality, accurate, photographic field guide of local flora and fauna. Read More

13 Sep 2018 | Vic
Five years for teachers to feel confident News Image

To stop early career teachers from exiting the profession, support in the first five years of work is essential with a study finding Victorian teachers gained confidence by the end of that period after struggling with confidence issues initially. Read More

12 Sep 2018 | St KIlda
Wakakirri announces Victorian Secondary Story Dance Challenge winners News Image

Victoria’s Secondary Challenge winners for the 2018 Wakakirri Story Dance Challenge were Hoppers Crossing Secondary College, Dromana College and Mount Erin Secondary College. Read More

12 Sep 2018 | Victoria
New school resources for Type 1 Diabetics News Image

The Vic Government is helping students with type 1 diabetes by releasing the new Diabetes Guidelines – Supporting Students with Type 1 Diabetes in Victorian Schools and the Diabetes at School online education package. Read More

12 Sep 2018 | National
Aussie teachers working harder than their OS colleagues News Image

Funding cuts to Australian public schools are having a detrimental effect on teachers’ workload and the participation rates for early childhood education.
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12 Sep 2018 | International
Have kids stopped trying on PISA and NAPLAN? News Image

A much-ignored aspect of school results in Australia over the past decade or more is the sharp contrast between declining or stagnating scores on international and national tests for Years 9 and 10 and solid improvements in Year 12 results. Read More