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How a former policeman is using child's play to improve road safety - ABC News. New WA school for dyslexia Havenport MSL College offers hope for children. Posted about 2 hours agoSat 28 Mar 2020, 11:22pm Jasmine, Cailum and Harrison have a bond few would understand.

New WA school for dyslexia Havenport MSL College offers hope for children

Key points: Students with dyslexia say they were made to feel stupid at schoolsThe learning centre was set up by two home-schooling parents and has grownA expert says dyslexic children can thrive in mainstream schools They all have dyslexia and dropped out of school when the learning disorder started to overwhelm them. They know how it feels when a teacher talks for hours, but it's not making sense. They know the feeling of dread when called on to answer a question, when you don't have the answer — again. And they know the feeling of helplessness and despair when you've fallen so far behind you think there's no catching up. But above all else, they know it is possible to keep on going — to learn and experience success, even when dyslexia makes it that much harder. 'I felt absolutely stupid' Dyslexia is a condition best understood as a persistent difficulty with reading and spelling.

A crash course on trauma-informed teaching. This week on the Truth for Teachers podcast, I’m giving you an overview of and a solid foundation for understanding trauma-informed teaching practices. Great Questions. Here are some of our suggestions for getting a good conversation going.

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We encourage you to use the ones you like and to come up with your own. This list is in no particular order. Choose one of the categories below, or scroll through and read them all. Bush schools are increasing in Australia and teachers say they're achieving amazing results. Posted about 3 hours agoSat 6 Apr 2019, 10:00pm Each week, students at a small regional school on the New South Wales mid-north coast spend a day in the bush, exploring, experimenting, creating and getting dirty.

Bush schools are increasing in Australia and teachers say they're achieving amazing results

Key points: Effective Questioning. Free Downloads Archive - Bay Tree Blog. Dyslexia Association Australia. Online Dyslexia test. Test for Dyslexia: 37 Common Traits – Dyslexia the Gift. Most dyslexics will exhibit about 10 of the following traits and behaviors. These characteristics can vary from day-to-day or minute-to-minute.

The most consistent thing about dyslexics is their inconsistency. Differentiated Instruction: How to Make Lessons Accessible for All. Unique nature primary school 'pioneers' new way forward for outdoor education in Australia. Updated about 2 hours agoFri 1 Feb 2019, 10:02pm A small bush primary school is offering an alternative to the mainstream education system and its teachers say at the end of the day, no-one wants to go home.

Unique nature primary school 'pioneers' new way forward for outdoor education in Australia

The Nature School (TNS) Primary in Port Macquarie on the New South Wales north coast, is one of only a handful of schools in Australia based on an outdoor learning model, popular in Europe but in its infancy here. 200 Free Kids Educational Resources: Lessons, Apps, Books, Websites... This collection provides a list of free educational resources for K-12 students (kindergarten through high school students) and their parents and teachers.

200 Free Kids Educational Resources: Lessons, Apps, Books, Websites...

This page is being updated and cleaned up during the COVID-19 crisis. Please tell us if we’re missing something valuable. Below you will find free video lessons/tutorials; free mobile apps; free audiobooks, ebooks and textbooks; quality YouTube channels; free foreign language lessons; test prep materials; and free web resources in academic subjects like literature, history, science and computing. Home Schooling Resources During COVID-19 Amazing Educational Resources: A spreadsheet of 300+ education companies offering free subscriptions due to school closings. Free Audio Books, eBooks and Textbooks. ABC show Don't Stop The Music examines what learning an instrument can do for a child's brain development.

Updated Thu at 8:49pmThu 8 Nov 2018, 8:49pm When Dr Anita Collins first visited the kids at Challis Community Primary School in one of Perth's most disadvantaged postcodes, she found what she expected to find.

ABC show Don't Stop The Music examines what learning an instrument can do for a child's brain development

While they were generally happy, the students had problems with their attention, memory, and impulse control. For some, those were exacerbated by issues of substance abuse or chronic illness at home. But Dr Collins, an expert in how learning music can change the developing brain, had gone to Challis on a mission. As part of a new ABC docuseries Don't Stop The Music, alongside singer Guy Sebastian, she wanted to help design a music program that would have positive impacts beyond the students' abilities to sing or play an instrument.

How Performing Arts Develops 6 Skills That Will Enhance Our Lives. The practical role performing arts plays in a well-rounded holistic educational experience has been the subject of much debate over the years. It’s refreshing to see that it is receiving more attention than it has in the past. Educators are more aware of its intrinsic value in curriculums across the world. It’s more than just role-playing or doing a little dance; it’s about learning versatile, transferable life skills that matter. Besides the fact that it’s fun and challenging, it builds habits of mind that are essential to living well and weathering the adversities of everyday life. It hones our creativity and intelligence, fosters our compassion, and brings a higher understanding of humanity to our awareness.

5 Ways You Can Enable Learners Who Struggle in Class. Untitled. The education resource material published on this website is provided for use by Australian primary and middle-years teachers and their students, and home school educators.


Registration is NOT required to download the resources. Featured Other resource & event links A curriculum-linked Unit of Work, student fact sheets & other activities.Go Beyond Money. 1000s FREE Primary Teaching Resources & Printables - EYFS, KS1 and KS2. Euro 2016 Football - June 10 to July 10Fathers Day (global) - Sunday, June 19thUS Independence Day - Monday, July 4thEid ul-Fitr - Tuesday, July 5thRio Olympics - Friday August 5 to Sunday August 21Fathers Day (Australia and New Zealand) - September 6thHallowe’en - Saturday, October 31stBonfire Night - Thursday, November 5thRemembrance Day - November 11thDiwali - Wednesday, November 11thThanksgiving - Thursday, November 26thSt Andrew’s Day - Wednesday, November 30thHanukkah - December 24th to January 1stChristmas - Saturday, December 25thNew Year’s Day - Friday, January 1stBurns’ Night - Wednesday, January 25thAustralia Day - Thursday, January 26th Earth Day - Friday, April 22nd.

1000s FREE Primary Teaching Resources & Printables - EYFS, KS1 and KS2

Unschooling lets kids learn naturally based on what they are interested in, but it can be hard work for parents. Posted about 2 hours agoWed 27 Jun 2018, 10:45pm Would you trust your child to lead their own learning?

Unschooling lets kids learn naturally based on what they are interested in, but it can be hard work for parents

Digital clocks spell the death of analog, but does it alter our perception of time? Opinion By Vivienne Pearson Updated about 3 hours agoFri 25 May 2018, 10:42pm Alarm bells rang following reports from the UK that digital clocks are replacing their analog counterparts in high school exam rooms.

Digital clocks spell the death of analog, but does it alter our perception of time?

Is it true that children are increasingly incapable of reading analog clocks and, more importantly, does it matter? There is anecdotal evidence that analogue clocks are increasingly met with blank faces, with teachers chiming into the debate and talk show host Jimmy Kimmel conducting vox pop research. Free Classroom Noise Volume Monitor. Taking Notes By Hand May Be Better Than Digitally, Researchers Say. Laptops are common in lecture halls worldwide. Students hear a lecture at the Johann Wolfang Goethe-University on Oct. 13, 2014, in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption. Using “Speed Dating” to share facts and opinions in the classroom. Overview The speed-dating format is designed to help students spot comparisons and contrasts between different ideas, answers or categories of information.

By enabling students to consider or research one area in depth, and then exchange their knowledge against the clock with classmates, it is an efficient means of sharing ideas and knowledge. Countdown Timer. The story of this topic – in 50 objects! Collate “Historical Photobombs” into a short story to consolidate the ‘Big Picture’ Design educational “escape rooms” for your students! An escape room is, according to Wikipedia, “a physical adventure game in which players solve a series of puzzles using clues, hints and strategy to complete the objectives at hand. Players are given a set time limit to unveil the secret plot which is hidden within the rooms”. Educational Escape Rooms: Case Study 1 – Larger groups / younger students. For an introduction to the Escape Room format and how it can be used in the classroom, please consult this earlier blogpost. “Which One Doesn’t Belong?”: a starter activity to highlight connections, contrasts and comparisons.

Overview. Using “relationship webs” to map change and continuity over time. Overview Charting the changing relationship between nations and individuals over time is an important part of identifying key turning points as well as highlighting essential continuities. Using a “Mysterious Moment” lesson starter to develop questioning skills. Overview The ‘mysterious moment’ approach is a great way to engage students at the beginning of a lesson and to generate some interesting questions. Using “unlock the chest!” puzzles to develop out-of-class learning. 8 Classroom EdTech Strategies That Develop Critical Thinking Skills. Educational technology, or edtech, has revolutionized the classroom by improving learning efficiency and efficacy.

Used wisely, edtech strategies help students develop vital critical thinking skills, and can change the paradigms of education. The 7 Most Common Learning Types. Education had a remarkable epiphany long ago. Simply put, there are a whole lot of learners in our classrooms and they don’t all learn the same way. This recognition of diversity in learning types has transformed teaching for the better in every way.

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