Friday, 03 August 2018
Does your school require you to use a specific phonics program but you’re a bit unsure whether your students have the...
Tuesday, 24 July 2018
Unsure if you are catering for the many different learning styles of students in your classroom? Need something new and a bit different to facilitate learning the skill of blending? Are you certain your teaching is backed by solid research? Then read on ...
Tuesday, 17 July 2018
This year marks 25 years of the Educational Publishing Awards Australia (EPAA). We are delighted to announce that we have been nominated for three awards! Read more about the nominated series below.
Tuesday, 17 July 2018
Following on from our previous blog 'Teaching geography through ICT capabilities', today's freebie includes some sample units from our upcoming series Australian Curriculum Global geography . Click below to download samples for Years 3–6, with units focusing on the tropical climate zone, flying overseas, Europe and Singapore statistics. All units utilise ICT and will make your geography lesson much more enjoyable!
Tuesday, 26 June 2018
Have you heard the news about Finland? As a world-renowned leader in the education system, Finland will be removing the study of traditional school subjects and replacing them with the study of an individual phenomena/event. As a teacher, how would you receive this news?
Wednesday, 20 June 2018
Congratulations! We have made it to 100 days of school! Your students are 100 days brighter, 100 days smarter and 100 days cooler. This week's freebie is a set of certificates, a '100 days' hat, and a set of merit awards and bookmarks to use in your classroom. We have also provided a black and white version for you to customise with your students. We would love to see how you have used these in your classroom – don't forget to tag us on social media (@ricpublications) or send photos to email@example.com .
Friday, 08 June 2018
NAIDOC Week runs 8–15 July every year. Even though all Australian schools will be on winter holidays, it doesn't mean that you can't include NAIDOC Week into your lessons either at the end of Term 2 or the beginning of Term 3. This year's theme is 'Because of her, we can', and aims to recognise the significant roles Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have played and continue to play in communities at all levels.
Tuesday, 05 June 2018
There are many people, educators and otherwise, who suspect that the onset of the current technological age is the beginning of the end of the need for traditional writing and hence they question the value of teaching the skills associated with writing.
Friday, 01 June 2018
Get ready for soccer fever! With the FIFA World Cup starting on 14 June, it's the perfect opportunity to pick a clear winter's day to get outside and get your students moving! We have provided some fun posters, including merit awards, a trophy and a fun soccer class (including a warm-up and cool down). Why not extend their soccer learning past the physical aspect? Students could discover the history of the FIFA World Cup, or find the host country (Russia) on a map and learn more about it.
Thursday, 19 April 2018
It is hard to believe that Term 2 is upon us (spare a thought for our Queensland and Victoria teachers, who are already back with their students). We all know the first few weeks back can be hectic, so invite your kids to take ownership of their learning environment and make their learning purposeful by filling the walls with some bright bunting!