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Arts Education: Not an Optional Extra

A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.

– Michelangelo

You might think art is an optional extra in a crowded school curriculum, a nice thing to have but not essential, and certainly not a core subject, like maths or science or English. 416 more words

General News

Activities for #NLNW2015

As the 17th National Literacy and Numeracy Week approaches ALEA has shared some great ideas to assist the celebrations and activities in your school.

Free book packs for ALEA members organising a teacher book club  267 more words


Social Media

New questions: How and where does Guided Inquiry fit into the Australian Curriculum?

First I create a Scoop.it! profile then it wants me to link to another social media so I join… 368 more words


ACARA. (2013). General Capabilities in the Australian Curriculum: Personal and social capability. Retrieved from http://www.australiancurriculum.edu.au/GeneralCapabilities/Pdf/Personal-and-social-capability

ACARA. (2013). General Capabilities in the Australian Curriculum: Intercultural understanding. 657 more words

Ideas into practice

The following quiz has been created to ignite a teachers thought processes in relation to the topics of gender and diversity in the classroom. As well as highlight some key terms and strategies that can assist with managing these issues. 347 more words

Defensible Strategies

Having a heightened awareness of the gender bias issue to begin with will enable the educator to identify problems within the classroom. If the educator is experiencing difficulties with varying assessment results or unruly behaviour, they may need to look into gender inequality within the classroom. 398 more words