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 45 – ‘Psychological Contracts’, Student Absence, Laptop Verdicts & Service Slip-ups

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

‘Primary school kids missing years of schooling’, Timna Jacks, The Age, 6/11/15, viewed 6/11/15

‘Education department illegally charges teachers for laptops’, Timna Jacks, The Age, 6/11/15, viewed 6/11/15

Episode 39 – Male Teachers, Morning Mail, Social Media & Scienceworks

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

‘Male teachers: talk about your children and wife’, dwettrick, The Innovation Teacher, 14/11/13, viewed 25/6/15

‘Why you should never check email on Sunday evening’, Joyce Russell, The Age Business Day, 17/7/15, viewed 18/7/15

‘Why educators can’t live without social media’, Eric Stoller, Jisc, 20/7/15, viewed 22/7/15

 

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 34 – Work Drinks, Jihadi Watch Scheme, Reader Trust & Laptop Pyres

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

‘Parent frustration over student-free day after St Bede’s Primary School email error reveals teacher drinks’, Stephen Drill, Herald Sun, 21/5/15, viewed 1/6/15

‘Students, teachers to learn how to spot potential jihadis, under officials’ plan’, Carly Crawford, Sunday Herald Sun, 24/5/15, viewed 1/6/15

‘This Book Is Too Old For You’, Maria Casale, The New York Times, 29/5/15, viewed 31/5/15

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

Episode 9 – NAPLAN, IBL, VIT & Flat Tyres (FT)

News articles cited in relation to the 2014 NAPLAN writing data:

Marked Down: how one tough question skewed the NAPLAN resultsThe Australian

Persuasive writing stumps many students in NAPLANThe Age

A resource related to Inquiry Based Learning from the TL21C program – Shared by Rich Lambert, 2013

 

Episode 7 – DLTV2014 Wrap, Laptop Leases #2, Goal Setting & Bike Ed Blunders

The links below relate to our overview of the DLTV Annual Conference 2014:

Presentations don’t make a conference, people do – by Aaron Davis

#DLTV2014 Twitter stream – have your scrolling button ready!

‘All In It Together’ – Rick’s short reflection on networking at a conference

Episode 6 – DLTV, Laptop Leases, Extra Curricular Conundrums & Teacher Blunders

Links discussed in this week’s episode:

Teachers sue over having to lease laptops from Education Department – By Jewel Topsfield, The Age

Should teachers have to pay for the technology they use? – By Rich Lambert, April 2013

Education Conferences – some thoughts and ideas –  By Kynan Robinson, July 2014

How to follow a #Hashtag chat in Twitter (thanks to Riss Leung for the share)