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With so many schools dealing with remote learning, families in lockdown and students separated from friends and family, it’s more important than ever to practise strategies to improve wellbeing. Sabine Bolick, Senior Content and Learning Specialist for Pearson's K-6 Schools Division shares some suggestions to run a remote wellbeing lesson based on the Bounce Back! Years 3-4 curriculum unit on Humour. .

Investing for success: How Buranda State School learned to talk meaningfully about reading assessment.

Investing for success: How Buranda State School learned to talk meaningfully about reading assessment.

In 2018, Rosie Scholl, Head of Curriculum at Buranda State School set out to find a reading assessment system that would deliver what her teachers and learners needed – a whole-school approach to literacy assessment. Read more to find out why Scholl chose to implement Fountas & Pinnell Literacy's Benchmark Assessment System (BAS) in place of PM Benchmark Assessment and PROBE.
August 20, 2021
Breakthrough in secondary mathematics education for graduate and out-of-field teachers

Breakthrough in secondary mathematics education for graduate and out-of-field teachers

Many of the out of field professionals teaching mathematics bring teaching expertise from other subject areas. While often these teachers have some mathematical skills, or were proficient mathematics students at school, it can't be assumed they have a ready to use ‘tool-kit’ to foster the development of conceptual understanding.
August 18, 2021
Languages learning: Developing viewing skills and building intercultural competence

Languages learning: Developing viewing skills and building intercultural competence

In this session originally presented at the 2021 AFMLTA conference, Gabriella, Annabel and Nathan give insights into ways to nurture and develop viewing skills and intercultural competence with students of Languages. They cover some key principles and share some ideas of activities, routines and prompts to use in the Languages classroom. Video kindly shared by Gabriella, Annabel and Nathan.
August 01, 2021
Sharing Our Stories: Reviewed by Deryn Mansell of VALBEC's 'Fine Print'

Sharing Our Stories: Reviewed by Deryn Mansell of VALBEC's 'Fine Print'

Sharing Our Stories is a landmark series addressing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures in the primary classroom. Produced by Pearson and the SharingStories Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation that works with Indigenous communities, the series aims to protect, maintain and grow language, stories and cultural heritage using digital technologies and art forms for the benefit of children. In this blog, Deryn Mansell, editor of the Victorian Adult Literacy and Basic Education Council's (VALBEC) publication 'fine print', reviews the series.
August 23, 2021
Webinar: Teaching decodable reading strategies with Bug Club Phonics

Webinar: Teaching decodable reading strategies with Bug Club Phonics

Pearson’s own Sabine Bolick and Liz Hatton invite you to join them in the on-demand webinar “Teaching decodable reading strategies with Bug Club Phonics”. In this 1-hour professional learning session, Sabine and Liz will cover questions at the core of successful phonics teaching
February 26, 2021
Webinar: The importance of mental wellbeing in a learning environment

Webinar: The importance of mental wellbeing in a learning environment

Pearson consultant psychologist Stewart D’Silva and Jared Cooney Horvath (PhD, MEd) give teachers and special educators the keys to mental wellbeing and readiness to learn
February 12, 2021
HTAV Conference 2020: Pearson navigates the new world of virtual conferences

HTAV Conference 2020: Pearson navigates the new world of virtual conferences

Julia Shaw shares her highlights from the History Teachers’ Association of Victoria (HTAV) Conference 2020 plus, her top tips for teachers attending virtual conferences as they become more common.
February 15, 2021
Pearson 2021 secondary school conference schedule

Pearson 2021 secondary school conference schedule

We hope to get the chance to connect with you at one of the conferences we’ll be a part of this year
April 29, 2021
7 Active Learning Strategies to Keep Students Engaged

7 Active Learning Strategies to Keep Students Engaged

We chatted to three teachers who shared their experiences of the active learning strategies they use to get the best out of their students.
June 09, 2017
How flipped classrooms make learning more productive and fun

How flipped classrooms make learning more productive and fun

Flipping the classroom from passive learning to active learning can make learning more productive and fun
October 10, 2017
5 ways to perfect your responsive teaching

5 ways to perfect your responsive teaching

We sat down with Fiona Jackson, Literacy Consultant, to discuss how teachers can develop a more responsive approach to their practice and what this might look like in the classroom.
April 17, 2018
Behavioural insights for education teachers

Behavioural insights for education teachers

Behavioural insights for education. Tips for teachers to increase the emotional intelligence of their students and support student learning
August 26, 2019
Behavioural insights for education

Behavioural insights for education

Behavioural insights for education. Tips for teachers to increase the emotional intelligence of their students and support student learning
January 30, 2018