Episode 58 – Writing Worries, Kids & News, Staffroom Items & “Knees Together!”

In this episode we cited and discussed the following articles:

‘Writing is on the fall for senior school students’, Henrietta Cook, The Age, 20/4/16, viewed 24/4/16

‘And now for the bad news – media content scares half of kids’, Cosima Marriner, The Sydney Morning Herald, 24/4/16, viewed 24/4/16

’24 Weird Things You Find In Every School Staffroom’, Sophie Gadd, BuzzFeed, 21/4/16, viewed 24/4/16

Episode 53 – Curriculum Days, Social Media Beginnings, Sticker Charts & Old School Teacher Rules

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

‘Can social media help manage a successful classroom?’, Richard Wells, @eduwells, 18/10/15, viewed 28/2/16

‘Against the Sticker Chart’, Erica Reischer, The Atlantic, 22/2/16, viewed 29/2/16

‘The Sticker Chart’, George Couros, The Principal of Change, 27/6/13, viewed 1/3/16

Episode 46 – Social Isolation, Sensitive Issues, Indigenous Languages & The Silly Season

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

‘Stop saying technology is causing social isolation’, Hector L. Carral, Digital Culturist, 18/10/15, viewed 15/11/15

Click HERE for the ‘social isolation’ themed images and HERE for the project entitled ‘Removed’ that were mentioned in our first topic.

‘VCE Indigenous language students awaken ‘sleeping’ Dhudhuroa tongue’, Timna Jacks, The Age, 10/10/15, viewed 12/10/15

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 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 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 21 (The Xmas Special) – Teaching Changes, Young Anxieties, Learning Respect & Camp Snoring

In Episode 21, we cited the following articles and resources:

‘This Will Revolutionise Education’, video, Veritasium, 1st December 2014, viewed 18/12/14

‘There are rising levels of stress and self-harm among children’, Natasha Bita, The Australian, 13/12/14

‘Discipline or Learning: What’s Your Mindset?’, Aaron Davis, Read Write Respond blog, 6/12/14

 

Episode 15 – Election Promises, Techie Teenagers, Learning with No ‘E’s & Busted Rulers

In Episode 15 we discussed and cited the following articles & reports:

‘Schools become battlegrounds as election campaign heats up’, Richard Willingham & Benjamin Preiss, The Age, 27/10/14

‘Reality Check: Labor’s education policy’, Benjamin Preiss & Jewel Topsfield, The Age, 27/10/14

‘Meet the social media generation using their phones for everything from selfies to sexting’, 7.30 program, abc.net.au, 27/10/14

‘It’s time to kill off ‘e-learning’ and ’21st century skills” – By Richard Lambert

Episode 12 – TMGeelong, Grade Splitting, iParenting & Emails

In this episode we referenced the following articles and links:

TeachMeetMelbourne Wiki

Disconnecting & Connecting – Mark O’Meara, TeachMeet Geelong Presentation

Grade-splitting harming children’s learning, teachers say – Jewel Topsfield, The Age, 29/9/14

Department debt blamed for grade splitting increase – Jewel Topsfield, The Age, 1/10/14

Parenting as a Gen Xer: We’re the first generation of parents in the age of iEverything – Allison Slater Tate, The Washington Post, 29/9/14

Germany: No more work emails after 6pm, news.com.au