Teaching: Making a Difference, 5th Edition

ISBN: 9780730391777

Teaching: Making a Difference, 5th Edition draws together the voices and contemporary research of Australia’s pre-eminent education academics. The fifth edition addresses recent changes in digital technology that the world has experienced during the pandemic and arms you with the ICT competencies that you will use in today’s classrooms. Containing in-depth theoretical foundations, Churchill et al. deliver a comprehensive range of digital resources and tools that demonstrate real-world application.
Available as a full-colour printed textbook with an interactive eBook code, this title enables every student to master concepts and succeed in assessment, by taking the roadblocks out of self-study, with features that are designed to help you get the most out of the content.


  • Opening case studies in each chapter are reflective of best practice and cultural considerations to evoke thought and observation.
  • New opening case studies in every chapter that are COVID-19 specific, highlighting the impacts the pandemic has had on Education.
  • Revised content to reflect the future of teaching and styles of learning.
Rick Churchill

Amanda Keddie

Julianne Moss

Michael Nagel

Kylie Shaw

Jenny Mackay

Will Letts

Michele McGill

Jantiena Batt

Karley Beckman

Tiffani Apps

Peter Grainger

Chapter 1. Introducing teaching as a profession

Chapter 2. Historical insights into teaching

Chapter 3. Student learning

Chapter 4. Understanding and motivating students

Chapter 5. Learner diversity, pedagogy and educational equity

Chapter 6. The curriculum

Chapter 7. Planning for practice: connecting pedagogy, assessment and curriculum

Chapter 8. Pedagogy: the agency that connects teaching with learning

Chapter 9. Organising the learning environment

Chapter 10. Teaching with digital technologies

Chapter 11. Interactive student engagement and management

Chapter 12. Assessment and what matters: feedback, reporting and fairness

Chapter 13. Reflective practice

Chapter 14. Theorising about teaching practice

Chapter 15. Professional, ethical and legal issues for teachers

Chapter 16. The future of teaching: schooling, equity and social change

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