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Jacaranda Blog

News, thoughts and insights on Australian secondary education.

3 steps to increase student engagement through video

3 steps to increase student engagement through video

Jacaranda explores how to use educational video in the classroom, and how learnON incorporates video and interactive learning to increase student engagement.

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5 reasons why learnON is so much better than the printable (PDF)

Still relying on the printable that comes with learnON? Here are five reasons to ditch the PDF and use learnON as your core digital teaching resource.

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Are you ready for NAPLAN 2017? Download our free teacher’s guide

Download our free Teacher’s Guide to NAPLAN 2017 and beyond to ensure your students are ready and perform their best during this important test.

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Teach with learnON: tips for your subject

To help you teach with learnON, check out our insider tips on how to get the most out of the platform for your teaching area.

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3 steps to make the most out of National FutureSchools Expo

National FutureSchools Expo is a massive annual event in education, attracting more than 2,000 attendees. This guide highlights three easy steps to help you get the most out of your time at the expo.

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Five facts about the Jacaranda Atlas

As we look toward the 50th anniversary of the Jacaranda Atlas in 2018, we share five facts about this iconic Australian reference tool for the secondary school market.

How to get students to read deeply on digital devices

How to get students to read deeply on digital devices

With more schools going digital, it's important to focus on reading comprehension and ensure students learn how to read deeply on digital devices.

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Teacher’s guide to cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is a growing issue. That’s why schools, teachers and parents must learn to recognise the signs and educate students about internet safety.

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A safe start to 2017 with Safer Internet Day

It’s important that students learn about internet safety so Jacaranda outlines a few easy ways that teachers can get involved in Safer Internet Day on Tuesday, 7 February 2017.