Thank you to David Hopps and Lee Burns for sending us their recorded anecdotes. A real treat!
We strongly encourage you to check out Anne De Manser’s post about teaching at Woorndoo Primary school 30+ years ago. A brilliant read and a real eye opener. Thanks Anne. Her post can be found HERE.
See you in 2 weeks!
Adam & Rick
In this episode we cited and discussed the following article:
‘Teachers use online ‘robots’ to write school reports’, Natasha Bita, The Australian, 18/6/16, viewed 1/8/16
In this episode we cited and discussed the following articles and posts:
‘The Kindergarten Shock’, Scott Lewis, Voice of San Diego, 25/7/16, viewed 26/7/16
‘Student boom at Kambrya after documentary puts school on the map’, Henrietta Cook, The Age, 14/7/16, viewed 20/7/16
‘The School the World Needs to Know About’, Alex Epstein, medium.com, 8/7/16, viewed 26/7/16
For the second year in a row, we were honoured to be given an opportunity to be a ‘voice’ at DigiCon 2016. Thank you to Bec Spink and the DigiCon team for allowing us the opportunity. We hope you enjoy our coverage of the conference.
Some resources discussed below:
Aaron Davis’ blog: http://readwriterespond.com/
To gather more resources and find out more about the educators and guests who appeared in this episode, we encourage you to follow their handle on Twitter.
Aaron Davis – @
Dean McLaren – @
Ash Leung – @
Brette Lockyer – @
Bec Spink – @
John Pearce – @
And of course, a plethora of other brilliant educators that can be found within the #DigiCon16 stream on Twitter.
In this episode we cited and discussed the following articles and posts::
Jane Caro’s musings on ABC’s The Drum can be viewed HERE
‘Is it becoming too hard to fail? Schools are shifting toward no-zero grading policies’, Moriah Balingit & Donna St. George, The Washington Post, 5/7/16, viewed 12/7/16
‘Altering teaching to improve international ranking tests may take joy out of learning’, Lucy Clark, Good Weekend – The Age, 9/7/16, viewed 9/7/16
‘Is standardised testing putting too much pressure on kids?’, Kelsey Munro, The Age, 9/7/16, viewed 10/7/16
An update on what to expect in next week’s 60th episode, an anecdotes special! Don’t forget to send us your anecdote in audio or a written description. Send to: firstname.lastname@example.org