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1 Question That Encourages Students to Connect to Literature

As a student teacher, I am always looking for creative and engaging ways to help my middle school students connect to the literature in English class …

The 8 Minutes That Matter Most

John Irving, the author of The Cider House Rules, begins with his last sentence:<p>I write the last line, and then I write the line before that. I find …


Our refugee system is failing. Here's how we can fix it | Alexander Betts

Bianca Hewes

It’s now been a whole week since the <i>Education for a Changing World Symposium</i>… and boy how quickly do we come back down to earth when we step foot …

Cult of Pedagogy


Distract the Distractor

PBL and the HSC? Yes, it can be done.

My year 12 students have been PBL kids since they were in year 10. Their first project was the ever popular ‘Can cyborgs write poetry?’ then they …

Creating Poetry on your iPad

Poetry is one of the arts that many students struggle with. I always found that providing a initial successful learning experience was the best way …