Episode 54 – Education’s Purpose, Homework Angst, Public School Praise & Student Sickies

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

‘Homework is wrecking our kids: The research is clear, let’s ban elementary homework’, Heather Schumaker, Salon, 6/3/16, viewed 8/3/16

‘In praise of state schools – and their teachers’, Richard Teese, The Age, 7/3/16, viewed 7/3/16

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 33 – ‘Modern Teachers’, New Tech History, A+ VCE & The ‘Real’ General Comment

In this week’s episode we cited and discussed the following articles:

‘The 16 characteristics of a modern teacher’, Jeff Dunn, DailyGenius, 8/5/15, viewed 16/5/15

‘How New Technologies Push Us Towards The Past’, William H. Davidow & Michael S. Malone, Harvard Business Review, 8/5/15, viewed 18/5/15

‘The A+ teachers helping students to 40+ in VCE’, Liz Porter, The Age, 18/5/15, viewed 19/5/15

Publisher’s note: Adam discovered his selection of ‘choice’ general report comments from a repost he viewed on his Instagram feed. If you were the one that shared it, let us know. 🙂

Episode 27 – Learning 3 Ways, Uncomfortable Questions, Homework Negotiation & Supporting CRTs

In this episode we cited and discussed the following articles:

‘Personalised vs. differentiated vs. individualised learning’, Dale Basye, ISTE, 8/5/14, viewed 16/3/15

‘Say This, Not That: A Guide To Navigating Uncomfortable Conversations About Teaching’, Love Teach, We are Teachers, March 2015, viewed 16/3/15

‘Primary school homework debate leading some parents to opt out’, Alexandra Smith, Liam Mannix & Melissa Fyfe, The Sunday Age, 15/3/15, viewed 16/3/15

Episode 23 – Summer Downtime, Karl’s Homework, Merlino Promises & Information Nights

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

‘Summer holidays: down time or down to it?’, Julia Proctor, The Age, 15/12/14

‘Leave parents alone!’, video, Xavier Bloomer, 29th January 2015, viewed 5/2/15

‘Victoria’s Minister for Education tackles education malaise’, Geoff Maslen, The Age, 2/2/15