Vol 40 2021

Issue 1

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In this issue:

  • Shaping a framework for information fluency by Aaron Cook
  • Using model sentences to improve student writing by Tim Creighton
  • Peer reviewed article - Post-truth and its impact on history teaching in secondary schools by David Nally.

Issue 2

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In this issue:

  • Caterpillars on the menu: How to use plasticine caterpillars to test ecological questions by Caitlyn Forster
  • Shared Practice and Resource Kit (SPaRK) - Girl from the Sea by Sally Rasaiah
  • Why are teacher librarians an excellent investment in contemporary schools? by Dr Margaret Kristin Merga.

Issue 3

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In this issue:

  • A framework for assessing multimodal comprehension by Jennifer Asha
  • Story Telling: A Writer’s Perspective – Kirli Saunders
  • Shared Practice and Resource Kit (SPaRK) – I Want to be a Superhero by Nancy Penfold.

Issue 4

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In this issue:

  • Peer reviewed article - Enriching the teaching of English through poetry by Dr Lorraine (Lorri) Beveridge
  • Anthropomorphic or zoomorphic? – Fictional animals by Dr Cathy Sly
  • Teaching scientific explanation and argumentation in a post-truth era by Dr Kok-Sing Tang.

Issue 5

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In this issue:

  • Pressure to be perfect: How schools can identify, target and reduce maladaptive perfectionism in adolescents by Kelly Rump
  • A case for dystopian fiction in primary schools by Jenner Beeche
  • How teacher librarians impact students’ reading engagement: A NSW case study by Lauren Ryder.

Issue 6

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In this issue:

  • Robot writers in education: Cheating … or world-beating? by Dr Lucinda McKnight
  • The power of audio poetry in the classroom by Anton Jarvis
  • Exploring the resurgence and educative potential of ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ by Premeet Sidhu and Dr Marcus Carter.

Issue 7

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In this issue:

  • Could English textual concepts futureproof students? by Felicity Young
  • Implementing ‘Collaborative & Proactive Solutions’ for students with additional needs by Bronwyn Thoroughgood and Hayley Adcock
  • Peer reviewed article - Setting EAL/D students up for success at school: A diamond view by Dr Lorraine (Lorri) Beveridge, Henry Fraser, Dr Chuanmei Dong, Dr Robyn Cox and Abby Saleh.

Issue 8

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In this issue:

  • Know, share, and be proud of thy expertise by Emeritus Laureate Professor John Hattie
  • Mathematics, engagement, and technology by Professor Catherine Attard
  • How stingless bees can be used as educational tools in primary schools by Caitlyn Forster.

Issue 9

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In this issue:

  • Information fluency – a NSW journey by June Wall
  • Trialling the Information Fluency Framework: A report from the pilot schools by Carmel Grimmett
  • Finding support for the HSC science extension course by Caitlyn Forster.

Issue 10

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In this issue:

  • Australia’s teaching workforce by Emeritus Laureate Professor John Hattie
  • How to make reports easier and save K–6 teachers’ time by James Hoffman
  • The School Magazine: a quality digital resource by Cheryl Bullow
  • Peer reviewed article - ‘Drowning in information while starving for wisdom’. Helping students to maximise their online searching by Dr Renee Morrison.
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