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    The Advantages of using SMART boards in the classroom for 12K teachers

    By Lumme
    Community contribution / October 31, 2017

    We’re going to explore what the actual advantages of using the SMART board in your classroom so that you at least have all those facts to weigh against the effort of learning how to use these bad boys.

    School news / New teachers more and more qualified: AITSL report

    A new report has revealed that today’s new teachers are more qualified than those of previous years, and have better work prospects than most other graduates.


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    School news / 'Life-changing' engineering project hooks girls on the subject

    If a picture can tell a thousand words, one student feedback form can alter the vision of a whole staff team.

    School news / How to fix engineering's 'all-time low' female participation rate

    A new Engineers Without Borders (EWB) report seeks to explore the link between humanitarian engineering projects and female participation in the sector.

    School news / Eddie Woo reveals his top tips for maths teachers

    Maths teachers around the country are no doubt keen to bring into their classroom a bit of the 'Eddie Woo factor' to boost engagement and educational outcomes.

    School news / Kambala girls' school apologises for "defamatory" emails about former principal

    Prestigious Sydney girls’ school Kambala has been forced to issue an apology to former principal Debra Kelliher as part of an out-of-court defamation settlement.

    Technology / Mars Rover Challenge puts young gun coders to the test

    It's a five hour drive between Orange in country New South Wales and the University of Newcastle.

    Technology / Student robotics stall enthralls library visitors

    Nearly 1000 members of the public got a crash course in robotics at the Wagga Wagga City Library, courtesy of The Riverina Anglican College (TRAC) students.

    School news / Do single sex classrooms encourage girls in science?

    There is continued debate over the link between single-sex education and better outcomes for girls in the hard sciences. However, new research examining physics classrooms showed little difference between single-sex schools and their co-ed peers.

    School news / Tehan 'staggered' by how educators are treated in Australian schools

    Education Minister Dan Tehan has said that teachers must be better trained to deal with difficult classrooms, after being left “staggered” by the rate of physical and verbal abuse that teachers experience.