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 62 – Kindergarten Shock, The ‘Kambrya Effect’, Content V Method & Dodgy Days Off

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

‘The Kindergarten Shock’, Scott Lewis, Voice of San Diego, 25/7/16, viewed 26/7/16

‘Student boom at Kambrya after documentary puts school on the map’, Henrietta Cook, The Age, 14/7/16, viewed 20/7/16

‘The School the World Needs to Know About’, Alex Epstein, medium.com, 8/7/16, viewed 26/7/16

Episode 55 – Leadership Changes, 10 Year Reflections, The Great Teacher Team & Cam’s Community Calamity

In our final episode for Term 1, 2016, we cited and discussed the following blog post:

Are Great Teachers Bad Teachers?‘, Aaron Davis, ReadWriteRespond, blog, 19/2/16, viewed 17/3/16

Episode 52 – ‘Ultranet Girl’, Parent/Teacher Defence, 30 Year Reflections & Happy Harold

In this episode we cited and discussed the following articles:

‘$1.4 million promotional event for botched Ultranet project’, Timna Jacks, The Age, 15/2/16, viewed 15/2/16

‘”If you are bullying a teacher because your kid is an idiot, they got the idiot gene from you”‘, Mandy Nolan, Mamamia, 8/1/16, viewed 21/2/16

‘Goodbye, farewell and thanks – a 30-year teacher looks back with gratitude’, David McLean, The Age, 7/2/16, viewed 21/2/16

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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 37 – Uni Mentors, Teachers As Parents, Fidgeting & Tipsy Lectures

In this final episode for term two, 2015, we cited and discussed the following articles and posts:

‘A day in the life…of a first year primary teacher’, Julia Proctor, The Age, 20/4/15, viewed 30/4/15

‘Are you compromising your children’s privacy online?’, Marianne Stenger, Splash ABC, 9/6/15, viewed 17/6/15

‘Let kids fidget in class: Why it can be good for those with ADHD’, Anya Kamenetz, KQED News, 15/5/15, viewed 22/6/15

Finally, we’d like to thank Cara J for being a brilliant guest!

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 28 – The A.P., Finland’s Topics, Pre Service Pondering & Camp Competitiveness

For our final episode of Term One, we cited and discussed the following article. We also gave a shameless plug…!

‘Finland schools: Subjects scrapped and replaced with ‘topics’ as country reforms its education system’, Richard Garner, The Independent, 20/3/15, viewed 23/3/15

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Episode 11 – School Councils, Work Programs, Timetables & Playground Injuries

In this episode we referenced the following articles and documents:

‘Parents get new powers to judge principals’ – Farrah Tomazin, The Age

Sample Work Program from a current teacher work planner

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