Episode 15 – Election Promises, Techie Teenagers, Learning with No ‘E’s & Busted Rulers

In Episode 15 we discussed and cited the following articles & reports:

‘Schools become battlegrounds as election campaign heats up’, Richard Willingham & Benjamin Preiss, The Age, 27/10/14

‘Reality Check: Labor’s education policy’, Benjamin Preiss & Jewel Topsfield, The Age, 27/10/14

‘Meet the social media generation using their phones for everything from selfies to sexting’, 7.30 program, abc.net.au, 27/10/14

‘It’s time to kill off ‘e-learning’ and ’21st century skills” – By Richard Lambert

Episode 14 – Student Issues, LOTE Revival, Curriculum Strands & Calling In Sick

The following articles & blog posts were discussed & cited in Episode 14:

‘Teachers urged to report concerns on radicalised students’ – Farrah Tomazin, The Age, 12/10/14

‘Government struggling to achieve language revival in schools’ – Farrah Tomazin, The Age, 12/10/14

‘Crowded Curriculum or a Wrong Mindset’ – by Aaron Davis

‘Getting Busy in Sick’ – By Rick Kayler-Thomson

Episode 13 – R.E., Crowded Curriculum, Litigious Excursions & Change Room ‘Guns’

The following articles were cited in Episode 13:

Uniting Church threatens withdrawal from Access Ministries’ religious instruction program – Benjamin Preiss, The Age, 24/9/14

Abbott government to overhaul crowded curriculum – Jewel Topsfield, The Age, 12/10/14

School trips dumped as teachers fear legal action, curriculum review finds – Lauren Wilson, Herald Sun, 14/10/14

Episode 12 – TMGeelong, Grade Splitting, iParenting & Emails

In this episode we referenced the following articles and links:

TeachMeetMelbourne Wiki

Disconnecting & Connecting – Mark O’Meara, TeachMeet Geelong Presentation

Grade-splitting harming children’s learning, teachers say – Jewel Topsfield, The Age, 29/9/14

Department debt blamed for grade splitting increase – Jewel Topsfield, The Age, 1/10/14

Parenting as a Gen Xer: We’re the first generation of parents in the age of iEverything – Allison Slater Tate, The Washington Post, 29/9/14

Germany: No more work emails after 6pm, news.com.au