Episode 33 – ‘Modern Teachers’, New Tech History, A+ VCE & The ‘Real’ General Comment

In this week’s episode we cited and discussed the following articles:

‘The 16 characteristics of a modern teacher’, Jeff Dunn, DailyGenius, 8/5/15, viewed 16/5/15

‘How New Technologies Push Us Towards The Past’, William H. Davidow & Michael S. Malone, Harvard Business Review, 8/5/15, viewed 18/5/15

‘The A+ teachers helping students to 40+ in VCE’, Liz Porter, The Age, 18/5/15, viewed 19/5/15

Publisher’s note: Adam discovered his selection of ‘choice’ general report comments from a repost he viewed on his Instagram feed. If you were the one that shared it, let us know. 🙂

Episode 32 – Persuasive Problems, Play Time, Work Loads & Excursion Headaches

In this episode we cited and discussed the following articles and posts:

‘NAPLAN does not have the write stuff’, Emily Frawley, The Age, 11/5/15, viewed 10/5/15

‘This Is What Recess Looks Like Around The World’, Gabriel H. Sanchez, BuzzFeed Books, 21/4/15, viewed 7/5/15

‘Stressed teachers quitting over high workload, Australian Education Union report reveals’, Lauren Wilson, Herald Sun, 10/5/15, viewed 11/5/15

Episode 31 – Standardised Bluffing, Teacher Titles, Work/Life & Educational Fossils

In this episode we cited and discussed the following articles, blog posts and videos:

‘Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Standardised Testing (HBO)’, video, vidme, viewed 6/5/15

‘What’s in a name? Quite a bit for pupils addressing teachers’, Amanda Dunn, The Age, 2/5/15, viewed 2/5/15

‘Can teachers ever have a work-life balance?’, Sean Reid, The Guardian, 7/12/11, viewed 27/4/15