Episode 70 – Fun with Fins, Student Files, Cursive Handwriting & The Perfect Spew

In this episode we cited and discussed the following articles:

‘All schooled out’, Danny Katz, The Age, 2/12/16, viewed 2/12/16

‘Mum’s gone to Finland. One parent’s lesson in why Finnish children excel at school – and love it too’, Naomi Sani, SchoolGuide.co.uk, 7/4/14, viewed 5/12/16

‘Victoria’s teachers favour keyboard skills over cursive handwriting’, Elissa Doherty, Herald Sun, 3/12/16, viewed 5/12/16

Episode 58 – Writing Worries, Kids & News, Staffroom Items & “Knees Together!”

In this episode we cited and discussed the following articles:

‘Writing is on the fall for senior school students’, Henrietta Cook, The Age, 20/4/16, viewed 24/4/16

‘And now for the bad news – media content scares half of kids’, Cosima Marriner, The Sydney Morning Herald, 24/4/16, viewed 24/4/16

’24 Weird Things You Find In Every School Staffroom’, Sophie Gadd, BuzzFeed, 21/4/16, viewed 24/4/16

Episode 16 – Handwriting, Sharing Expertise, World Teachers’ Day & Teaching Practicum Mishaps

In Episode 16 we discussed and cited the following articles & blog posts:

‘Students’ handwriting remains the mark of learning’, Mel Campbell, The Age, 31/10/14

Great Techie Brekkie Examples (thanks @willie42 & @BecSpink):

* Bell PS Staff Techie Brekkie

* Aitken Creek PS Techie Brekkie

“My daughter can be whatever she wants. As long as she’s not a teacher.”, Rebecca Sparrow, Mamamia, 31/10/14