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Building science bridges from school to university
Building science bridges from school to university October 24, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Secondary school teacher Adam Wallace has spent three days of the past two months at Flinders to discover what the University’s scientists are up to, and will take his insights back to Unley High School for the benefit of his students. Mr ... Read More »

Learning is all a song in classrooms
Learning is all a song in classrooms October 23, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Music teacher Aniko Debreceny brings song into learning. A music student is developing the first curriculum-based set of songs to help school students in Australia and beyond learn about ancient history. Charles Darwin University Masters student Aniko Debreceny said music ... Read More »

Straight talk for teaching students about stuttering in schools
Straight talk for teaching students about stuttering in schools October 7, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Final year teaching students at the University of Sydney were schooled on the importance of early intervention and the treatment of stuttering as part of program to help prepare them for the classroom. Researchers from the University’s Faculty of Health ... Read More »

Mentoring students through their education
Mentoring students through their education October 2, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Youth work researchers have developed a mentoring model to help students get the most from their education. Associate Professor Robyn Broadbent led the collaborative research project with Harvester Technical College, which delivers applied and vocational training for students at risk of ... Read More »

Non-English subjects can help migrant and refugee children
Non-English subjects can help migrant and refugee children September 22, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New research at the University of Adelaide recommends that migrant and refugee children be exposed to more non-English-based subjects – such as art and sport – to help them to make friends, transition into school education and improve their wellbeing. ... Read More »

Top reading tips for parents of primary school children
Top reading tips for parents of primary school children September 15, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Children should be encouraged to read widely. Primary School is a crucial period for children to develop reading and writing skills. Edith Cowan University (ECU) education researchers say the best thing parents can do to support their children’s learning is ... Read More »

Student test anxiety relieved by new research
Student test anxiety relieved by new research September 7, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New research suggests letting kids look at exams before they begin can help reduce anxiety and improve performance. Child development researcher and PhD student Myrto Mavilidi, from the Early Start Research Institute at UOW, said that test anxiety is a major threat ... Read More »

Natural-terrain schoolyards reduce children’s stress
Natural-terrain schoolyards reduce children’s stress August 10, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Playing in schoolyards that feature natural habitats and trees and not just asphalt and recreation equipment reduces children’s stress and inattention, according to a University of Colorado Boulder study. Working on class assignments or gardening in such settings also provide ... Read More »

New bid to increase student interest in maths and science
New bid to increase student interest in maths and science August 8, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) hosted students from across the Western Corridor for an event designed to increase interest and excellence in maths, science and technology.USQ Springfield has partnered with Ipswich State High School to stage a Science, Technology, ... Read More »

Improving literacy and numeracy teaching
Improving literacy and numeracy teaching July 28, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Researchers at the Faculty of Education at the University of Western Australia are working on a research project that seeks to improve the Writing performance assessment component of the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN). The project, led ... Read More »







 
 
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