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Renaissance Blog

Shareable tips and insightful thoughts on K–12 education from Renaissance teams and educational leaders from Australia and around the world.

August 20, 2020

Science in the Classroom

By: Jovana Cupac The science classroom is a powerful place where students can develop critical thinking skills and explore how the world operates. Students may have […]
August 11, 2020

Data Tells a Story: Using Renaissance Data to Discover Student Stories

By: Denise Spanswick When our ancient ancestors sat around the fire at night, they would discuss details such as where to find food, how to successfully […]
July 28, 2020

Digital Literacy: the past, the present and most definitely the future

By: Zora Zaric It was 1998. I was in Year 3 and Mrs Thomas had just shown us how to write procedure texts. Whilst I still […]
July 16, 2020

Why it’s important to switch off during school holidays

By: Jovana Cupac With school holidays commencing it is important for teachers to take some time to ‘switch off’ and enjoy their well-deserved break. With the […]
May 15, 2020

Engaging Students with Remote Learning Live Stream Resources

By: Jay Wheatley Following our first live stream event on Engaging Students with Remote Learning we have compiled a list of resources which were referenced during […]
May 7, 2020

Let’s Talk About COVID: Resources to help talk about COVID with your children

By: Kaitlyn Sturges During these challenging times, it can be difficult to know and understand what information children might need to process the world around them. […]
April 23, 2020

Books to Commemorate Anzac Day

By: Jovana Cupac April 25th marks a special day for Australians and New Zealanders, ANZAC Day. A day of remembrance to honour the veterans who served […]
April 17, 2020

Stuck at Home? Try Reading!

By: Zora Zaric There is no denying it, reading is good for you. In fact, haven’t you heard? Reading is great for you! Teachers, librarians, researchers […]
April 15, 2020

Tips for Guiding Children through School Shutdowns

By: Denise Spanswick Being creative as a teacher during a period of school shutdowns while students are still required to do schoolwork as normal, can be […]