Classroom Teaching

Retention
Retention
Forgetting: The challenge of teaching mathematics It is counterproductive to teach content in large/long blocks. Teaching needs to revisit the content in a planned cycle.
Calvin J. Irons Co-Founder of ORIGO Education)
STEM
STEM
Git(Hub) on board for industry standard STEM experiences A phrase that’s often linked to STEM is ‘jobs of the future’ and maybe there should be a career and industry focus to teaching STEM.
Calm
Calm
Avoid going Apes#!t in the classroom Strategies to make better decisions when managing tricky parents and difficult students.
Phil Slade
Differentiate
Differentiate
Labelling gifted students ... a double-edged sword It's important for schools to acknowledge and cater for gifted students, but there is a danger for the students who are selected into specially designed programs. 
Karen Green
Race
Race
Are children colour blind and inherently ‘not racist’? A Charles Sturt University academic challenges existing notions when it comes to racism and our children, and why an antiracist approach is best during early childhood education.
Dr Ryan Al-Natour, Lecturer in the Charles Sturt School of Teacher Education
Resources
Resources
iTeachSTEM makes resources available iTeachSTEM offers Australian teachers free access to world-class, contextualized STEM learning and teaching resources for delivering STEM curriculum.
RABI
RABI
A research based curriculum treating autism using social robots Using social robots to teach people with ASD to identify the subtleties of communication and respond appropriately is effective in treating the disorder.
VR
VR
VR can improve test scores The kids like Virtual Reality and while its potential as a teaching medium is just being realised, it’s been proven to help with retention and mastery of material.
Ecopedagogy
Ecopedagogy
Ecopedagogy: Teaching sustainability practices in school The education of young children needs to be educative, positive and reassuring, so that these children develop a glass half-full, reassuring outlook on life.
Molly Saker, Teacher and Sustainability Leader and Dr Neil MacNeill, Principal, Ellenbrook Primary School
Creativity critical
Creativity critical
Creativity in schools essential for high performance It looks like a creative aspect to curriculum is key to equipping young people for a future characterised by uncertainty and rapid change.
Safe bet
Safe bet
STEM economy: Students need to get the basics right Even though it may be difficult to truly anticipate professions of the future, investing in STEM skills is a safe bet.
Greg O'Connor, Asia-Pacific EdTech Manager at Texthelp
Top drawer
Top drawer
How a PM's Prize winner ignites science engagement Sarah Finney from Stirling East Primary School SA won the Prime Minister’s Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching for her ability to generate engagement and enthusiasm for the subject.
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