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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

 

5 Jul 2018
Little J and Big Cuz winner at Logies News Image

A fun, educational program aimed at supporting Indigenous children in making the transition from home to school, Little J & Big Cuz was the first show of its kind to focus on Indigenous kids, their culture and their ways of being. Read More

5 Jul 2018 | National
It pays to learn what you can claim at tax time News Image

While tax can be boring, refunds aren’t and it’s useful to know what you can and can’t claim so that return is as nice and fat as possible. One thing to remember; you can only claim the work-related part of expenses. Read More

2 Jul 2018 | National
Better training for rural school principals needed News Image

Professional development to equip country principals to address incidents of domestic violence, juvenile justice, mental health and issues relating to indigenous students, in addition to student learning should be a priority. Read More

29 Jun 2018 | Melbourne
Deep-seated discrimination for disabled in Victorian schools   News Image

Schools in Victoria have been given the right to assess their own progress around inclusiveness for disabled children and they have dropped the ball as the disabled continue to experience exclusion and disadvantage. Read More

27 Jun 2018 | National
Training and standards boosted for pre-service teachers News Image

A close eye on the quality of pre-service teachers’ training and standards will help to develop teaching graduates who are up to scratch and work ready. AITSL will play a key role. Read More

26 Jun 2018
Five new Directors on AITSL Board  News Image

The Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership has appointed five new Directors to its Board to support the organisation’s focus on supporting and promoting high quality teaching and school leadership. Read More

26 Jun 2018
Music helps language skills News Image

Researchers at Cognitive Brain Research Unit in the University of Helsinki studied in a community setting whether a low-cost, weekly music playschool provided to 5-6-year-old children affects their linguistic abilities. Read More

26 Jun 2018 | International
Marshmallow test indicates SES not future success News Image

In the entire history of pop science, the marshmallow test has yielded some of the cutest results. We've all seen the vision of kids presented with the option of eating marshmallow now or waiting 15 minutes and getting two. Read More

26 Jun 2018 | Sydney
School holiday activities mean busy kids News Image

There’s loads on for Sydney kids these school holidays; they can create their own short movies, learn how to make jewellery or join in various sports and recreation programs as part of the City of Sydney’s winter school holidays program. Read More

26 Jun 2018 | Victoria
Victorians roll out Minecraft to state schools News Image

Victorian schools are deploying Microsoft Office 365 and a statewide rollout of Minecraft: Education Edition, which will be made available to more than 600,000 students attending Victoria’s 1,500 state schools. Read More

26 Jun 2018 | National
The NSW DOE books casual teachers with ClassCover News Image

ClassCover and the NSW Department of Education have partnered to provide NSW public schools access to the ClassCover booking app, automating the booking and managing of their casual teachers. Read More

21 Jun 2018 | National
How are kids using tech outside of school? News Image

Deakin University researchers have developed a new resource for teachers to better understand how their students are using technology outside the classroom to support student learning. Read More