Simple Technologies

Simple Technologies

This article specifically discusses the use of simple technologies, and their educational potential. Technologies such as iPods, podcasts, projectors, voice recorders, 3D glasses, and websites that are more readily available than computers and other software also have very high motivational and educational benefits.

The gender agenda

The gender agenda

This paper examines the inequalities between male and female educational experiences in Australia. The paper brings up statistics saying that more girls engage in higher education than boys, and furthermore, that the completion rates in universities are higher for women than men.

Responsive Classrooms

Responsive Classrooms

Having a culturally inclusive classroom is important anywhere in the world. Students need to feel like they belong and are at ease in the classroom to be able to function and learn within it. Isolating students through insensitive cultural practices or a lack of representation is detrimental to their emotional wellbeing, and their schooling outcomes.

Social Inclusion Practices

Social Inclusion Practices

This article supplies teachers with tips and techniques they can utilise when creating a culturally inclusive classroom, which is extremely important not only because students learn better when they feel comfortable and accepted, but also for their emotional wellbeing.

Motivating Struggling Readers

Motivating Struggling Readers

This article discusses important concepts in learning and transition between primary and high school (in this case, middle school, as it is an American article). Focussing specifically on literacy, the article demonstrates that lower levels of student engagement equate to lower literacy outcomes.