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Website and app reviews

By Nigel Paull

Issue 120, Term 1 2022

Aboriginal & Torres Straight Islander Mathematics Alliance Astima.com ATSIMA is an Indigenous-led charity that seeks to develop innovative techniques and resources to enhance the teaching of mathematics for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. Content includes professional learning, r

School Library Spotlight: Xavier College, Burke Hall

By Fiona O'Rourke

Issue 119, Term 4

1. What is your job title and what challenges are you facing? I have just commenced at Xavier College, Burke Hall as a part-time teacher librarian for the Middle Years.  Beginning a new job in a school can  be both exciting and daunting. However, when you begin at the commencement of Lockdown 5.0 an

EAL/D in school libraries

By Nicki Moore, Martin Gray

Issue 121, Term 2 2022

At Singleton High School in New South Wales, Nikki Moore is an EAL/D teacher who is based in the school library. Situating Nikki in the school library has led to collaboration between the library staff and the EAL/D teacher, as well as the non-native English-speaking students who often use the libra

Planning a thoughtful STEM learning approach

By Adrian Bertolini

Issue 122, Term 3 2022

You can’t develop great STEM learners in a piecemeal approach, and it doesn’t have to cost too much either. As research into excellence shows, high performance in any field arises from ‘a confluence of dozens of small skills or activities, each one learned or stumbled upon, which have been carefully

Reading Australia: bringing Australian stories into the classroom

By Adam Suckling

Issue 116, Term 1 2021

te for classroom use. The Reading Australia Fellowship The Reading Australia Fellowship provides $15,000 to a leading English and Literacy teacher or teacher librarian to develop a career-enhancing research project in a specific area that will enhance their skills and abilities in teaching English t

Digital literacy: using Wikipedia as a fact-checking tool

By Mathieu O'Neil, Rachel Cunneen

Issue 121, Term 2 2022

Can Wikipedia be used as a legitimate source? In November 2021 we published an article in The Conversation which obviously touched a nerve since it was shared by around 7,000 readers. The article, ‘Students are told not to use Wikipedia for research. But it’s a trustworthy source’, derived from our