For the second year in a row, we were honoured to be given an opportunity to be a ‘voice’ at DigiCon 2016. Thank you to Bec Spink and the DigiCon team for allowing us the opportunity. We hope you enjoy our coverage of the conference.
Some resources discussed below:
Aaron Davis’ blog: http://readwriterespond.com/
To gather more resources and find out more about the educators and guests who appeared in this episode, we encourage you to follow their handle on Twitter.
Aaron Davis – @
Dean McLaren – @
Ash Leung – @
Brette Lockyer – @
Bec Spink – @
John Pearce – @
And of course, a plethora of other brilliant educators that can be found within the #DigiCon16 stream on Twitter.
A special thank you to John Pearce and Claire Piscioneri for sharing the microphone with us in this episode.
Thank you to all our listeners in 2015 that have taken some time out of their busy lives to check in with us. We acknowledge and appreciate the many folk in our PLN that have commented on the blog or on social media, retweeted our links and just spoken to us about the podcast. We are truly humbled and chuffed that you are there with us when we ramble. See you in 2016!
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
In Episode 43, the following articles and posts were cited and discussed:
‘VCE Anxiety: Our kids are worried sick about school’, Mandy Squires, Geelong Advertiser, 14/10/15, viewed 14/10/15
‘The emotional workload of teachers is too often ignored’, Jean Hopman & Pat Drake, The Conversation, 6/10/15, viewed 11/10/15
‘Teachers Aren’t Dumb’, Daniel T. Willingham, The New York Times, 8/9/15, viewed 12/10/15
The following articles were cited in Episode 13:
Uniting Church threatens withdrawal from Access Ministries’ religious instruction program – Benjamin Preiss, The Age, 24/9/14
Abbott government to overhaul crowded curriculum – Jewel Topsfield, The Age, 12/10/14
School trips dumped as teachers fear legal action, curriculum review finds – Lauren Wilson, Herald Sun, 14/10/14