Episode 69 – STEM Skills, Grade Requests, Raising The ATAR & ‘Red Faces’

In this episode we cited and discussed the following articles:

‘STEM setting preschoolers up for workforce success in 2030’, Karen Hardy, The Age, 28/11/16, viewed 29/11/16

‘Attracting the best new teachers is more complex than their ATAR’, Brenda Cherednichenko, The Age, 24/11/16, viewed 29/11/16

Episode 66 – Teachers Always ‘On’, Excursion Mishaps, Pre-Service Tests & Beards, Shirts & Shoes

In this first episode for Term 4, 2016 we cited and discussed the following articles:

‘Stressed out and always ‘on”, Janet Marshall, AEU News, Issue 6, September 2016, viewed 16/9/16

Link to the article in ‘Professional Voice’  – a publication of the AEU.

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 48 – “Lightweight” Christmas Programs, iPad Delirium, Violence in Schools & Dibber Dobbers

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

‘They don’t need no education in the final weeks of school’, Henrietta Cook, The Age, 7/12/15, viewed 7/12/15

‘I gave my students iPads – then wished I could take them back’, Launa Hall, The Washington Post, 2/12/15, viewed 8/12/15

‘Police called to Victorian schools more than 800 times as students attack teachers’, Peter Mickelburough, Sunday Herald Sun, 5/12/15, viewed 8/12/15

 

Episode 47 – Paid Parents, Open Plan Dilemmas, Tablet Toddlers & The Staff Car Park

In this episode we cited and discussed the following articles:

‘Parents paid £600 ‘to help their children with homework”, Graeme Paton, The Telegraph, 15/11/13, viewed 30/11/15

‘Schools hit a wall with open plan classrooms’, Henrietta Cook, The Age, 23/11/15, viewed 30/11/15

‘Tablets reshaping the way preschoolers develop, play and learn’, Cosima Marriner, The Age, 29/11/15, viewed 30/11/15

 

Episode 36 – Sibling Differences, Equality Emails, Filtering Follies & Wobbly Teeth

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

‘Parents’ comparisons make siblings different’, News Release, Brigham Young University, 15/6/15, viewed 15/6/15

‘Ballarat principal urges no vote in gay marriage poll’, Alex Hamer, The Courier, 9/6/15, viewed 14/6/15

‘Primary-aged children accessed pornography at school’, Henrietta Cook & Rania Spooner, The Age, 15/6/15, viewed 16/6/15

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 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

Episode 10 – 1:1 Contracts, Awards, Class Sizes & Staff Room Politics

In Episode 10 we referenced the following articles and documents:

‘Pupils at Thomas Ferens in Hull refused GCSE results over iPad dispute’ – by Hull Daily Mail

‘Smaller class sizes generally better: new study’ – by Geoff Maslen, SMH

‘Class Size –  The Research’AEU Victorian Branch, July 2014