Episode 79 – Professional Practice Days, Building Relationships, Hitting The Mark & The Zipper Bites Back

 

In this episode we cited and discussed the following article:

‘One Teacher’s Brilliant Strategy To Stop Future School Shootings – And It’s Not About Guns’, Glennon Doyle Melton, Reader’s Digest, viewed 20/2/18

Episode 78 – Positive Starts, Going Green, Morris Gleitzman & Prep Surprises

This is our first episode for 2018. It is great to be back! Welcome to new and old listeners. Leave us a comment, a question or perhaps a sneaky anecdote from your classroom…!

In this episode we cited and discussed the following articles:

‘Welcome to the jungle: the Bali school attracting wealthy Western families’, Tom Vanderbilt, The Age Good Weekend, 3/2/18, viewed 3/2/18

‘Australia’s new children’s laureate Morris Gleitzman hopes to inspire children in dark, uncertain world’, Linda Morris, The Age, 12/2/18, viewed 12/2/18

Episode 73 – ‘Can Do Better’, Class Half Full, Student Leadership & No More Notes!

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

‘Can Do Better’, 60 Minutes, 12/2/17, viewed 13/2/17

‘Class half-full’, Peter Blatchford, AEU News, Volume 22, Issue 7, December 2016, viewed 20/12/16

Episode 60 – Human Teachers, The ‘F’, PISA Pondering & The Staff Bathroom

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

Jane Caro’s musings on ABC’s The Drum can be viewed HERE

‘Is it becoming too hard to fail? Schools are shifting toward no-zero grading policies’, Moriah Balingit & Donna St. George, The Washington Post, 5/7/16, viewed 12/7/16

‘Altering teaching to improve international ranking  tests may take joy out of learning’, Lucy Clark, Good Weekend – The Age, 9/7/16, viewed 9/7/16

‘Is standardised testing putting too much pressure on kids?’, Kelsey Munro, The Age, 9/7/16, viewed 10/7/16

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