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Fractions
Fractions
Using multiple fraction representations to build a foundation of success in mathematics What is the ‘full’ range of materials we need to teach common fractions?
Mirella Zulli, Digital Technologies Specialist, Helensvale State School and James Burnett, Senior Author, ORIGO Education
Giving back
Giving back
Prominent alums give back to public schools The Acacia Program is an initiative to enable alumni of Australian public schools to give back through scholarships, mentoring and advocacy.
Mutism
Mutism
Finding Emma’s Voice – Teaching a child with selective mutism Teaching is an awesome profession in so many ways. Sometimes a student comes into your life and you are given a wonderful opportunity to really connect, develop rapport and make a difference.     This is a story about a young student who demonstrated resilience and courage while dealing with anxiety.
Monica Lindau, Curriculum Content Writer - MAPPEN
Brains
Brains
Art comp teaches primary school kids about the brain Primary school students around Australia are being encouraged to learn about the brain through a national art competition.
Tech automation
Tech automation
The hidden educational benefits from an agile IT environment Atwell College strives to create an environment where staff can focus on educating students instead of micro-managing day-to-day tasks and handling technology issues
Michael Power, IT Manager, Atwell College
Body hack
Body hack
Video gaming design hacks PE class Innovative Australian teachers are bringing PE and video games together to make for thinking, persistent students.
No barriers
No barriers
NIDA Open launches Equity Program to foster disadvantaged new creatives The National Institute of Dramatic Art's Open program is offering over $50,000 worth of complimentary tuition in 2021.
WW2
WW2
Leading international conference on World War II free and virtual The world’s leading convention of WWII Experts, students and enthusiasts will be online and free to the public for the first time.
TECH in west
TECH in west
$5 million NSW Government grant to build new school technology facility in Western Sydney A new three-storey technology facility will bring great tech education opportunities to Greater Western Sydney.

Articles

Literacy
Literacy
Experts partner to unlock the power of language for learning Oxford University Press’ Oxford Children’s Language Australia (OCLA) partners with leading Australian literacy and language research experts to unlock the power of language for learning.
Literacy
Literacy
Literacy the real barrier to STEM uptake It’s almost futile to attempt to increase STEM participation without addressing a key foundational barrier to literacy comprehension. 
Greg O’Connor, Education and Technology Lead, Texthelp Asia-Pacific
Teach safe
Teach safe
TeachSafe offers OHS administration service for schools More than 1200 primary school students are being treated at hospitals each year, Teachsafe helps with OHS compliance.
Lights on
Lights on
STEM not just for boffins says electrical engineer From blinking lights to state-powering hydro stations: electrical engineer and former lousy student demystifies coding for automation and controls.
Climate
Climate
3 Keys to Improving School Climate: How 1 ensures the other 2 succeed To ensure what you are doing is making a difference, it’s helpful to examine our goals, the initiatives we choose and consider how they intersect.
Joan R. Fretz, school climate consultant, co-founder, LI SEL Forum
Winners
Winners
How The Ponds High School won Wakakirri’s biggest award in their first year The Ponds High School (Ponds) came out on top against schools who have performed dozens of times at past Wakakirri Story-Dance Festivals.
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