Episode 65 – The Weary Teacher, The Conference Agenda, ICT Assimilation & Dress Up Days

In this episode we cited and discussed the following article:

‘A weary teacher’s most spirited lesson’, Julia Baird, The Age, 13/8/16, viewed 13/8/16

The link to the graphic shared by Derek Wenmoth in his keynote presentation can be found HERE

Episode 38 – The DigiCon2015 Special!

This 2 Regular Teachers special episode was recorded over Day 2 at the DLTV annual conference, DigiCon2015. We were honoured to record our 38th episode at this prestigious event. Whether you attended the conference or not, we hope you find the conversations and reflections within this episode an informative and entertaining look back over the entire 2 days.

In this episode we chatted to a range of organisers, speakers and delegates including:

Katelyn Fraser – @hellokaddy1

Corrie Barclay – @CorrieB

Mel Cashen – @melcashen

Bec Spink – @BecSpink

Ben Gallagher – @Ben_Mr_G

Tina Photakis – @tina_p

Andrew Williamson – @willie42

Scott Duncan – @sduncan0101

John Pearce – @mrpbps

We also cited the work and presence of:

Celia Coffa – @ccoffa

Anne Edmonds – @anneedmonds1

Narissa Leung – @rissL

Lee Burns – @leeburns82

Kynan & Kalani Robinson – @kynanr & @KalaniRobinson

Anthony Speranza – @anthsperanza

Hamish Curry – @hamishcurry

Finally, if you want more information about the excellent Spark Talk sessions mentioned, check out Celia Coffa’s summary of the series here.

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Episode 37 – Uni Mentors, Teachers As Parents, Fidgeting & Tipsy Lectures

In this final episode for term two, 2015, we cited and discussed the following articles and posts:

‘A day in the life…of a first year primary teacher’, Julia Proctor, The Age, 20/4/15, viewed 30/4/15

‘Are you compromising your children’s privacy online?’, Marianne Stenger, Splash ABC, 9/6/15, viewed 17/6/15

‘Let kids fidget in class: Why it can be good for those with ADHD’, Anya Kamenetz, KQED News, 15/5/15, viewed 22/6/15

Finally, we’d like to thank Cara J for being a brilliant guest!

Episode 35 – ‘Hands Up’, Killing Creativity, Rubrics As Grades & Interview Irritations

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

‘Not you, Hermione: teachers ban students from raising their hands’, Timna Jacks, The Age, 5/6/15, viewed 6/6/15

‘How Schools Are Killing Creativity’, Line Dalile, Huffington Post, 4/10/12, viewed 8/6/15

‘Goodbye to Grades: Windsor Locks Schools Pioneer a New Way to Assess Students’, David Desroches, BBC World Service, 8/6/15, viewed 8/6/15

Episode 25 – Student Panels, Raising the ATAR, School Canteens & 50 Shades of 2 Regular Teachers

In this episode we discussed and cited the following articles:

‘Students used to interview and hire teachers at Victorian schools’, Henrietta Cook, The Age, 16/2/15

‘Teaching degrees fail to get a pass mark: review’, Matthew Knott & Henrietta Cook, The Sydney Morning Herald, 13/2/15

‘Big food companies muscling in on lucrative school canteen industry to promote and sell their products to students’, Henrietta Cook, The Age, 1/2/15

Safe Schools Coalition Victoria – official website