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 70 – Fun with Fins, Student Files, Cursive Handwriting & The Perfect Spew

In this episode we cited and discussed the following articles:

‘All schooled out’, Danny Katz, The Age, 2/12/16, viewed 2/12/16

‘Mum’s gone to Finland. One parent’s lesson in why Finnish children excel at school – and love it too’, Naomi Sani, SchoolGuide.co.uk, 7/4/14, viewed 5/12/16

‘Victoria’s teachers favour keyboard skills over cursive handwriting’, Elissa Doherty, Herald Sun, 3/12/16, viewed 5/12/16

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 66 – Teachers Always ‘On’, Excursion Mishaps, Pre-Service Tests & Beards, Shirts & Shoes

In this first episode for Term 4, 2016 we cited and discussed the following articles:

‘Stressed out and always ‘on”, Janet Marshall, AEU News, Issue 6, September 2016, viewed 16/9/16

Link to the article in ‘Professional Voice’  – a publication of the AEU.