Category Archives: Teaching tips

What do you tweetch?

A recent article in The Age outlined the growing use of Twitter and other social media platforms for educational benefit. Aside from exploring the novelty and obvious value of these online tools in connecting students with issues and counterparts across … Continue reading

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Report writing: How to stay sane!

It’s that time of year when teachers take a break from the rigours of classroom teaching (if they’re lucky) and are stretched to produce 100 mini War and Peace biographies of their students’ achievements and challenges at the mid-year point. … Continue reading

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Sit down and be quiet: How to engage your students

It’s the start of a new school year and teachers nationwide will soon be introducing themselves to new classes, perhaps in new schools, and attempting to reach agreement on mutual expectations for classroom behaviour. Strategies for achieving an environment conducive … Continue reading

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Considering teaching jobs in Melbourne

Melbourne is the second largest city in Australia, and has a wide and culturally diverse community. Teaching jobs in Melbourne are especially needed in areas of the city that have a large migrant population, and these pose exciting challenges for many teachers. Continue reading

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Are teaching jobs in Sydney easy to find?

Sydney is home to some of Australia’s most prestigious private schools, and many such schools don’t advertise their jobs publicly, so it pays to dig a little deeper, particularly online. Continue reading

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Sacré bleu! What I learnt from the Tour de France.

The Tour de France, world’s best-known cycling event, provides many lessons for teachers and other non-cycling professionals. Here are five of them. Continue reading

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