Reimagining Learning Spaces
Queensland University of Technology, June 2013
Reimagining Learning Spaces reports findings from an empirical study to inform the design and use of physical school facilities, and examine the ways in which these constructions influence pedagogy. The study focused on newly established school libraries in Queensland. Adapted from Executive Summary. The full report is available online.
Subject HeadingsEducational evaluation
Teaching and learning
The Impact of National and International Assessment Programmes on Educational Policy, Particularly Policies Regarding Resource Allocation and Teaching and Learning Practices in Developing Countries
EPPI Centre, March 2012
The review examines the impact of national and international assessment programs on education policy, particularly policies regarding resource allocation and teaching and learning practices in developing countries. From report, which is available online.
How to Teach Thinking Skills Within the Australian Curriculum
Divided into seven key student proficiencies, How to Teach Thinking Skills Within the Australian Curriculum aims to prepare educators to teach to the standards, across all year levels and content areas. The authors suggest simple adjustments to classroom instruction in order to enhance students’ critical thinking skills and prepare them for university and the workforce. Adapted from distributor's description.
Subject HeadingsCurriculum planning
Teaching and learning
Thought and thinking
Management of Casual Teachers
Audit Office of NSW, October 2013
This audit assessed whether the NSW Department of Education and Communities manages the supply, availability and performance of casual teachers effectively. A survey of 263 schools, selected on the basis of location and type, together with departmental data and internal reviews, informed the audit. Adapted from Executive Summary. The full report is available online.
Subject HeadingsNew South Wales (NSW)
Effective Questioning Strategies in the Classroom: A Step-by-Step Approach to Engaged Thinking and Learning, K–8
Teachers College Press, April 2012
This book offers guidance for using and developing effective questions. It includes reflections from teachers, and scripts of teacher questions and student responses. Activities are suggested at the end of each chapter. The book also includes support material for teachers, including evaluation checklists and forms. Adapted from publisher's description.
Subject HeadingsTeaching and learning
Journeys in Learning Across Frontiers: Stories, Strategies And Inspiration from the IB Community
Angus & Robertson, July 2012
This is a collection of stories of International Baccalaureate learning experiences that have forged connections across political, social, economic and cultural boundaries. From publisher's description. Chapters may be purchased in ebook format.
Subject HeadingsInternational education