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View Selfies, gifs, memes and emojis can empower kids’ language

Selfies, gifs, memes and emojis can empower kids’ language

Classroom research involving more than 200 primary school students across three low socioeconomic Queensland schools has used smart phones, … Learn more

View USA interview with Professors Kathy Mills and James Gee on the Future of Writing

USA interview with Professors Kathy Mills and James Gee on the Future of Writing

What is the future of writing? Why can’t kids today write in cursive? Can we expect more rapid cultural shifts … Learn more

View LSIA Professor leads national discussion on young children and digital technology

LSIA Professor leads national discussion on young children and digital technology

Professor Susan Edwards – Director of Early Childhood Futures research group at LSIA is the lead author on the recently … Learn more

View Research Dialogue Series #1 Online Video

Research Dialogue Series #1 Online Video

Seminar 1 Professor Karen R Harris Self-Regulated Strategy Development Instruction: Built for Teacher Ownership and Differentiation Professor Karen … Learn more

View Principals as STEM Leaders — building the evidence base for improved STEM learning

Principals as STEM Leaders — building the evidence base for improved STEM learning

Professor Vince Geiger, with Professor Chris Branson and Dr Jenny Martin, have been successful with an application for the research … Learn more

View Using digital technologies to enable young children’s second language learning

Using digital technologies to enable young children’s second language learning

Susan discusses the Early Language Learning Australia (ELLA) project. The ELLA project uses apps based on the Pedagogical Play-framework created … Learn more

View Launching a new measure of preservice teachers’ professional readiness

Launching a new measure of preservice teachers’ professional readiness

The Trial of the GTPA was completed successfully in 2017. The Trial included the validation of the instrument, standard setting, … Learn more

View What are the threats and potentials of big data for qualitative research?

What are the threats and potentials of big data for qualitative research?

By: Professor Kathy Mills, Learning Sciences Institute Australia (ACU) Amid the big claims of big data, analytics, datification, and data … Learn more

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Play-based learning

Developmentally appropriate practices like play-based learning are valuable for strengthening many areas of development and learning. This topic aims to … Learn more

View More children are starting school depressed and anxious – without help, it will only get worse

More children are starting school depressed and anxious – without help, it will only get worse

By: Dr Ameneh Shahaeian, Learning Sciences Institute Australia (ACU) This article is … Learn more