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Growing a culture of assessment for learning in the secondary context

Lisa Edwards explores how we can shift school-wide assessment practice and create a culture focussed on learning for both teachers

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Teaching English to Teenage Tourists

Steve Henry offers some reflections on the challenges faced by English teachers in a time when social media has an

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‘A word after a word is power’: Reflections on reading in Secondary English 

Jackie Manuel reflects on the nature of, and importance of, teaching reading in Secondary English. She encourages teachers to utilise

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Effective Classroom Management

Helen McMahon, Michelle Gleeson, Andrea Gavrielatos & Trystan Loades consider one of the most important topics for all teachers … classroom

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Understanding students’ higher order thinking skills through the lens of assessment

Rayanne Shakra and Jim Tognolini give clear and comprehensive advice to teachers on how to use modern definitions of assessment to better assess their students’ Higher Order Thinking Skills.

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Stay still, dive deep-approaches to read to write and the craft of writing

Jowen Hillyer and Rosemary Henzell give some practical advice on how to teach “Reading to Write” and Module C of “Writing of HSC English Advanced and Standard” syllabuses.

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A Guide to the New Stage 6 History Syllabuses

Margaret Vos introduces the new Stage 6 History syllabuses which are implemented for Year 11 in 2018… The new NSW Stage

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Helping Your Students to Become Better Writers

Joanne Rossbridge & Kathy Rushton share a framework for improved extended response writing… Introduction Teacher knowledge about language and how

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Critical Literacy in English and History: Stages 3 & 4

Kathy Rushton and Joanne Rossbridge explore the important concept of Critical Literacy. They explain why it is essential for teachers

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Uncertainty, Error and Confidence in Data

Jim Sturgiss provides a straightforward guide to teaching some scientific concepts that are now part of the new Science syllabuses…

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