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Lisec, Jacinta; Dezuanni, Michael – Teaching Science, 2018
Through the science curriculum, teachers can use students' passion for screen content to motivate them to explore innovative new ways to bring their science learning to life through video making. Communicating science concepts using multimodal literacies can be a particularly powerful way for students to learn about science, especially when they…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Foreign Countries, Science Instruction, Scientific Concepts
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Wines, Chris; Pfeiffer, Linda; Scott, Amanda; Woolcott, Geoff – Teaching Science, 2018
This article illustrates an enhancement and lesson-delivery process used to engage classroom students in primary school science lessons. In the enhancement process, university educators and pre-service teachers collaborated with local experts to prepare lessons based in local or regional contexts. Lessons were designed to enable students to think…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Active Learning, Inquiry, Elementary School Science
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Powell, Mary Ann; Graham, Anne; Fitzgerald, Robyn; Thomas, Nigel; White, Nadine Elizabeth – Australian Educational Researcher, 2018
Until recently, children and young people's perspectives have been largely overlooked in considering optimal approaches to supporting their wellbeing at school. This article reports student views on the meaning of 'wellbeing' and how this is best facilitated, gathered as part of a large, national research project aimed at understanding and…
Descriptors: Well Being, Educational Change, Student Attitudes, Catholic Schools
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Downton, Ann; Muir, Tracey; Livy, Sharyn – Mathematics Teacher Education and Development, 2018
In recent years there has been growing concern as to how to bridge the gap between the theory preservice teachers engage with as part of their learning in their tertiary classrooms and the profession. To enable pre-service teachers to make stronger connections with the profession, a mathematics teacher educator worked collaboratively with a…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Team Teaching, Cooperating Teachers, Teacher Educators
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Ireland, Christine – Parenting for High Potential, 2018
Australian curriculum falls short for gifted students, and many teachers are not able to confidently improvise solutions. Research has painted a poor picture of education for Australian students from lower socioeconomic backgrounds, as well as from provincial and remote regions. In 2017, the Australian government commissioned an Independent Review…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Academically Gifted, Rural Areas
Evans-Whipp, Tracy; Mundy, Lisa; Miller, Eliza; Canterford, Louise; Patton, George – Australian Government Department of Education and Training, 2018
In Australia and many other countries, the provision of the healthiest possible start in life for all children has been a priority for government. Evidence to support the importance of the early years for future development has accumulated over the past two decades [1]. Patterns of childhood development predict health, wellbeing, learning and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outcomes of Education, Child Development, Social Development
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Livy, Sharyn; Muir, Tracey; Sullivan, Peter – Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, 2018
Productive struggle leads to productive classrooms where students work on complex problems, are encouraged to take risks, can struggle and fail yet still feel good about working on hard problems (Boaler, 2016). Teachers can foster a classroom culture that values and promotes productive struggle by providing students with challenging tasks. These…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Problem Solving, Mathematics, Professional Personnel
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West, John – Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, 2018
The importance of mathematical reasoning is unquestioned and providing opportunities for students to become involved in mathematical reasoning is paramount. The open-ended tasks presented incorporate mathematical content explored through the contexts of problem solving and reasoning. This article presents a number of simple tasks that may be…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Logic, Problem Solving, Fractions
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Seah, Rebecca – Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, 2018
Using the correct materials and manipulatives appropriately allows the richness of geometrical concepts to be fully investigated to enable students to explore and reason about shapes. This article explores some of the key ideas involved in learning about two dimensional shapes and discusses how materials can be used to support learning.
Descriptors: Geometric Concepts, Plane Geometry, Media Selection, Resource Materials
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Hurst, Chris – Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, 2018
Evidence suggests that some students have learned procedures with little or no underpinning understanding while others have a much more connected and conceptual levels of understanding. In this article, the work of four primary students is discussed in terms of their contextual understanding of multiplicative concepts. The difference between…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Logic, Multiplication, Teaching Methods
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Sherman, Khristine; Gabriel, Rachael – Reading Teacher, 2017
Reading and creating stories is a longstanding pedagogical approach to literacy learning in elementary school classrooms because stories offer personal and human experiences to which students can relate and respond. Stories, including digital forms such as short films, offer accounts of what it is to belong to a community and its worldviews and…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Word Problems (Mathematics), Elementary School Students, Grade 6
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Mantei, Jessica; Kervin, Lisa – Reading Teacher, 2017
Reading and creating stories is a longstanding pedagogical approach to literacy learning in elementary school classrooms because stories offer personal and human experiences to which students can relate and respond. Stories, including digital forms such as short films, offer accounts of what it is to belong to a community and its worldviews and…
Descriptors: Films, Teaching Methods, Literacy Education, Elementary School Students
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Lynch, Julianne; Eilam, Efrat; Fluker, Martin; Augar, Naomi – Environmental Education Research, 2017
Community-school partnerships are an established practice within environmental science education, where a focus on how local phenomena articulate with broader environmental issues and concerns brings potential benefits for schools, community organisations and local communities. This paper contributes to our understanding of such educational…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Educational Innovation, School Community Relationship, Partnerships in Education
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Preston, Christine – Teaching Science, 2017
If you think of play as "the work of children" (Whitebread, Basilio, Kuvalja & Verma, 2012) then toys are surely the "tools of their trade". The involvement of scientific principles in how they work makes certain toys ideal stimuli for science investigations. This article describes a practical investigation suitable for…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Toys, Young Children
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Halpin, Patricia A. – Advances in Physiology Education, 2017
Physiology Understanding (PhUn) Week is an annual science outreach program sponsored by the American Physiological Society in which K-12 students learn about physiology through meeting a physiologist and performing an experiment. Performing PhUn Week at an Australian private primary school during a family vacation in 2014 enabled me to receive a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outreach Programs, Elementary Schools, International Programs
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