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"I hold the fundamental belief that the postcode should not determine one's educational or life outcomes." - An Interview with Keith McDougall

An interview with Keith McDougall, the principal of Broadmeadows Primary School, a school for disadvantage in Australia with the performance that is above the national mean.

"Neuroscience research explores how and why teaching strategies work." - An Interview with Dr. Judy Willis

An interview with Dr. Judy Willis, a classroom teacher turned neurologist and neuroeducation consultant.

"Educators who understand the why, not just the how of their teaching have the motivation to expand it." - An Interview with Dr. Judy Willis

An interview with Dr. Judy Willis, a classroom teacher turned neurologist and neuroeducation consultant.

"Social networking allows us to find, learn and support one another, and in that way it becomes a true network of peers, friends and a community." An Interview with Jenny Luca

An interview with Jenny Luca who is director of ICT and eLearning at Toorak College in Mt.

“Fundamentally, our lifestyles can have a significant bearing on whether, and for how long, we spend the later years of our life disabled or living fully,”1 says Dr Gates.

“Fundamentally, our lifestyles can have a significant bearing on whether, and for how long, we spend the later years of our life disabled or living fully,”1 says Dr Gates.

What Makes a Great Teacher: Challenge Your Students - Pearson Learning News

What Makes a Great Knife? For Bloodroot Blades, a Sharp Edge and a Good Story

7 traits of star students and how teachers encourage them

How do you get the best from your students? A lecturer shares the common traits of star students and how educators can guide all learners in the right direction.

Higher levels of wellbeing in a student helps to cultivate a number of personal qualities that make students more effective learners. These qualities include things like perseverance, the ability to bounce back from failure and having a growth mindset. Students can develop these qualities or character strengths through practise, which helps them throughout their learning journey.

Student wellbeing has become an extremely important aspect of education in Australia. When students have higher levels of wellbeing, they are proven to achieve better academically and on an interpersonal level throughout their schooling and life.

Parenting can have a profound impact on the wellbeing and life trajectory of a young person. With the Visible Wellbeing approach, what we are doing is taking certain concepts of positive psychology and looking at how we can weave this into everyday parenting so that we can help build resilience and optimism in our kids.

Student wellbeing has become an extremely important aspect of education in Australia. When students have higher levels of wellbeing, they are proven to achieve better academically and on an interpersonal level throughout their schooling and life.

You can teach the skills for wellbeing in the same way you can teach skills for literacy and numeracy.

Take a look at these phenomenal digital citizenship resources.This website is a fantastic resource for any teacher working with students in the digital age.

Pearson has a brand new look! It's clean, contemporary, accessible and coming soon.  Find out more: http://www.pearson.com.au/company/were-changing/

Pearson has a brand new look! It's clean, contemporary, accessible and coming soon. Find out more: http://www.pearson.com.au/company/were-changing/

In Conversation article: Tackling Cyberbullying in Schools.  "The biggest asset any school can have is starting a student led, youth driven initiative within your school."

In Conversation article: Tackling Cyberbullying in Schools. "The biggest asset any school can have is starting a student led, youth driven initiative within your school.

Teachers and administrators should think about how they can emphasis the knowledge, skills and dispositions required to build relationships with students

Katherine McKnight to discuss the unique results from the Australian survey audience, and what it means to educators, students and parents alike in the Australian education system.

Australian study results reflect a high priority for teachers to connect with and understand learners and the learning process.

Pull up a seat, take a breath, relax, and enjoy these 21 images that reaffirm what teaching is all about. After all, you know these realistic stock photos sum up your day. By WeAreTeachers Visit us at

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