Contributors Tables, figures and provocations Acronyms and abbreviations Preface Part 1: The middle years 1. Middle years education 2. The adolescent learner 3. Student wellbeing and engagement 4. Quality teaching and learning 5. Catering for individual students 6. Transition Part 2: Curriculum practices in the middle years 7. Literacy 8. Numeracy 9. Physical activity 10. Curriculum Part 3: Pedagogical practices in the middle years 11. Cooperative and collaborative learning 12. Teams and teaming 13. Higher order thinking 14. Positive behaviour management 15. Using information and communication technologies 16. Parent and community engagement Part 4: Assessment practices in the middle years 17. Assessment Part 5: Middle years education in action 18. School reform and sustainable practice Acknowledgements References Index
Professor Donna Pendergast is Dean and Head of the School of Education and Professional Studies at Griffith University. Dr Katherine Main is a senior lecturer in the School of Education and Professional Studies at Griffith University. Professor Nan Bahr is Dean, Arts, Education and Law Group at Griffith University.