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Author(s): Ian D. Livingstone

This evaluation of the Dare to make a choice programme offers advice and information for schools faced by a proliferation of drug education programmes.

Author(s): Paul C. Burnett

Not all programmes aimed at enhancing children's self-esteem have been successful. This article evaluates the impact of two programmes and offers activities which can be used in the classroom....

Author(s): Andrew Cardow

Without a cohesive secondary school entrepreneurship programme, New Zealand could be selling secondary school students short. Should enterprise education be limited to balance sheets and budgets...

Author(s): Heleen Visser

Research into the use of Beginning School Mathematics shows that the resource must be used flexibly and creatively in order to achieve the best mathematics learning amongst junior school...

Author(s): Derek Holton, Jim Neyland, and Julie Anderson

Not all teachers are comfortable with using the technique of problem solving, which is an attempt to find the answer to a problem when the method of solution is not known. This research shows...

Author(s): Glenda Anthony

There is a danger that by trying to support students' learning teachers may reduce the learning demands on students by doing the thinking and processing for them.

Author(s): George Booker

With the focus in mathematics teaching moving away from the mastery of skills and facts towards the understanding and making sense of mathematics, it is not always appropriate to "test"...

Author(s): Brian Cambourne

After extensive observation, this experienced educational researcher begins to answer the question "What is it that makes some activities work better in teaching literacy than others?" Reprinted...

Author(s): Mark McFadden, Joan Phillip, Paul Washington, and Joy Wallace

Teachers of Higher School Certificate English in New South Wales are having to change their perception of the "rules of the game" relating to teaching for the subject or teaching for examination...

Author(s): Jan McPherson

From deciding what to call a bilingual unit to the increased workload for non-native speaking Māori teachers, the issues and tensions that schools are likely to meet when they establish...

Author(s): Kay Margetts

Starting school need not be traumatic, especially if schools and early childhood centres are aware of the factors most likely to cause problems for children adjusting to the new situation....

Author(s): James Elicker and Cheryl Fortner-Wood

"Every honest caregiver and teacher knows that she/he has ... a relationship with at least one child now and then that includes quite a bit of conflict." This article looks at how teachers of...

Author(s): Deborah Phillips

Fascinating research showing the physical and emotional conditions that can establish a "good beginning of life". The role of early childhood services in promoting and sustaining the healthy...

Author(s): Paul Hager

Teaching is one of the professions where dissatisfaction with various aspects of preparation for the profession as well as the on-going professional practice has stimulated a range of changes...