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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

 

11 Sep 2018 | SA
South Australia has first Year 12 end-of-year electronic exam News Image

In a nod to the changing technological face of education more than 2000 students will become the first in Australia to sit a Year 12 end-of-year electronic exam.
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11 Sep 2018 | NSW
NSW’s best educators awarded News Image

A diverse range of NSW teachers have been recognised for their contribution to education at the Australian College of Educators (NSW Branch) Excellence in Education Awards. Read More

11 Sep 2018 | National
A 10-year plan for women in STEM News Image

The Australian Academy of Science is consulting to develop a 10-year plan to boost women in STEM, an initiative from the 2018–19 Budget.
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7 Sep 2018 | Melbourne
Victorian is top Aussie Secondary Maths Teacher News Image

Mindset learning has proven a winner for Victorian teacher, Hayley Dureau with the Mount Waverley Secondary College Leading Teacher and Head of Student Voice receiving the 2018 Outstanding Secondary Teacher award. Read More

6 Sep 2018 | Australia
Aboriginal students respond to elders News Image

An education project developed by two Murdoch University researchers has shown that Aboriginal children are more motivated to learn when they spend time with Elders in an ‘On Country’ school setting. Read More

6 Sep 2018 | National
Word is boys and girls are different News Image

An investigation into the type of words boys and girls use has revealed that much of their vocabulary is being learned out of school through popular media and that boys and girls exhibit different interests expressed by their word choice. Read More

5 Sep 2018 | SA
Thinking Maths program adds up to better results for primary kids News Image

A maths program developed by the South Australian Department for Education is putting primary school students two months ahead of their peers, secondary students not so much. Read More

4 Sep 2018 | Melbourne
BHP Foundation Board earmarks $52m for global education News Image

The BHP Foundation has made a US$52 million commitment to support programs that aim to address global education disadvantage.
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4 Sep 2018 | Melbourne
Australia's top maths teacher creating STEM Superheroes News Image

NSW teacher, Corrine Vingerhoed was named the nation’s top maths teacher at the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI) Choose Maths Awards in Melbourne. Read More

3 Sep 2018 | NSW
High standards for teachers in NSW public system News Image

Teaching graduates will need a credit average in their degree and must prove superior cognitive and emotional intelligence in a psychometric test administered by the Department to teach in NSW public schools. Read More

3 Sep 2018 | NSW
Teach consent to children as young as four News Image

Educating children about what is OK and what isn’t and giving them the ability to say no to anything that doesn’t feel right with regards to their bodies should be started young. Read More

3 Sep 2018
Victoria’s top schools announced News Image

Good Education Group’s The Good Schools Guide has revealed the best performing schools in Victoria based on VCE study scores.
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