Episode 40 – NAPLAN funding, Social Media Gaps, Valuable Failure & Camping Bananas

In our 40th episode we cited and discussed the following posts and articles:

‘Andrews government considers plan to tie NAPLAN results to school funding’, Henrietta Cook, The Age, 9/8/15, viewed 17/8/15

‘Why should educators use social media in their classrooms?’, Karen Cornelius, Teacher Solutions, 10/8/15, viewed 17/8/15

‘Grieving parents tackle online bullying to stop other families suffering’7.30, ABC TV, Australia, 17/8/15, viewed 17/8/15

‘What do students lose by being perfect? Valuable failure’, Holly Korbey, KQED News, 12/8/15, viewed 17/8/15

We also acknowledge the talents of composer Piero Umiliani and The Muppets…

Episode 38 – The DigiCon2015 Special!

This 2 Regular Teachers special episode was recorded over Day 2 at the DLTV annual conference, DigiCon2015. We were honoured to record our 38th episode at this prestigious event. Whether you attended the conference or not, we hope you find the conversations and reflections within this episode an informative and entertaining look back over the entire 2 days.

In this episode we chatted to a range of organisers, speakers and delegates including:

Katelyn Fraser – @hellokaddy1

Corrie Barclay – @CorrieB

Mel Cashen – @melcashen

Bec Spink – @BecSpink

Ben Gallagher – @Ben_Mr_G

Tina Photakis – @tina_p

Andrew Williamson – @willie42

Scott Duncan – @sduncan0101

John Pearce – @mrpbps

We also cited the work and presence of:

Celia Coffa – @ccoffa

Anne Edmonds – @anneedmonds1

Narissa Leung – @rissL

Lee Burns – @leeburns82

Kynan & Kalani Robinson – @kynanr & @KalaniRobinson

Anthony Speranza – @anthsperanza

Hamish Curry – @hamishcurry

Finally, if you want more information about the excellent Spark Talk sessions mentioned, check out Celia Coffa’s summary of the series here.

by @hellokaddy1

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