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Grant Award News Flash

Future Fellowship Award  to Professor Kathy Mills On 02/08/2018, the Minister for Education and Training, Senator the Honourable Simon Birmingham … Learn more

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Use emojis in NAPLAN: kids’ literacy expert

NAPLAN could learn from the emoji icons made famous by smart phones, by including new digital literacies as a way … Learn more

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Research shows books are best for kids’ learning

New Australian research of almost 5,000 children has found that books – not prestigious schools or expensive gadgets – are … Learn more

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Data walls and classroom learning

Data walls are being taken up  in schools internationally to support the goals of transparency and accountability.  However, there is … Learn more

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

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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