Teacher resources Stories

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Teacher resources Stories

Sustainability challenges – small actions matter

It’s hard to ignore the rising tide of conversations, news stories and media coverage around the topic of climate change in Australia right now. From the devastation caused by bushfires, earthquakes and floods, we can no longer ignore the issues at hand. At an individual and community level, there are endless steps we can take…

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Building a positive classroom environment

As students and teachers start returning to school, the excitement around a school year together in the classroom is palpable. During the last two years, teachers lamented that their relationships with students suffered during periods of online and hybrid learning. Focusing on building relationships and a nurturing classroom community has never been more important. This…

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Things to know about Chinese New Year

February 1st marks the first day of the Chinese New Year and the beginning of the Year of the Tiger. Also known as the Lunar New Year or the Spring Festival, Chinese New Year festivities last for 15 days and is a time for families to come together for cultural traditions, prepare for the good…

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Back to school wellness tips for teachers

The start of a new school year brings a range of emotions. You’re excited, but maybe a little anxious, you’re energised but careful to pace yourself, and you’re eager to start, even if you wouldn’t turn down another day of rest. In the middle of ever-present uncertainty, these back-to-school emotions are running higher than ever….

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An activity for World Outdoor Classroom Day

The world around us has changed. Our lives may appear to have slowed, but it’s Mother Nature’s time to flourish. We see plants popping up in unusual places and animals wandering into new spaces. Wind patterns are changing and the hole in the ozone layer has even started to repair itself. This level of growth…

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Incorporate pop culture in your classroom

While some of us have been spending more time at home, maybe we’ve found ourselves with opportunities to indulge in our favourite aspects of pop culture, or maybe we’re getting caught up on a guilty-pleasure show or podcast. Pop culture is all around us, especially with social media’s prevalence in our lives. If you’re consuming it, you…

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Food science worksheets and activities

To celebrate this year’s theme for Science Week, Food: Different by Design, we’ve created resources for the classroom (or your virtual classroom!) to educate and inspire student’s thinking and encourage them to design a range of food solutions. From growing their own food from kitchen scraps to examining some of the innovations that are happening…

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4 essential skills for supporting student growth

Written by WorldStrides Education team The last year has been up and down, hasn’t it? We are all facing unique personal struggles and are also concerned about our students’ well-being and individual learning plans. Students are doing amazing things right now, building skills they may have never used, and learning how to master these skills by watching you use them daily. Remind your…

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10 travel reads to inspire adventures!

Travel books are the perfect form of escapism when overseas travel is a little out of reach.  These books will be sure to take you on a journey through the most unique and diverse landscapes the world has to offer, the people and friendships you form along the way and the transformations that occur when…

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Core social and emotional learning strategies for every learning environment

Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) is more than just a buzzword in education today – it should be a crucial part of any school community. According to the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL), “SEL is the process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions,…

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