2 Regular Teachers are back to bring home the end of the teaching year!

The end of another big year in the land of education is nearly upon us. What better way to get you through the last weeks than to rejoin us here at the 2 Regular Teachers Podcast. The penultimate episode for 2017 will be released this coming Thursday with the annual Christmas episode next week.
 
Got an anecdote about your latest experience in or out of the classroom? Please hit us up here with a comment!
 
Cheers!
Adam & Rick

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 43 – Stress Levels, Emotional Workloads, Dumb Teachers? & Flipping The Bird

In Episode 43, the following articles and posts were cited and discussed:

‘VCE Anxiety: Our kids are worried sick about school’, Mandy Squires, Geelong Advertiser, 14/10/15, viewed 14/10/15

‘The emotional workload of teachers is too often ignored’, Jean Hopman & Pat Drake, The Conversation, 6/10/15, viewed 11/10/15

‘Teachers Aren’t Dumb’, Daniel T. Willingham, The New York Times, 8/9/15, viewed 12/10/15

Episode 42 – Ethics, Self Care, Digital Literacy & Long Service ‘Leave Us Alone’

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

‘Ethics classes tackle the tricky questions in school’, Henrietta Cook, The Age, 1/10/15, viewed 1/10/15

‘Teaching: an education in self-care’, Pip McIlroy, Teach For Australia, 28/4/15, viewed 6/10/15

‘OECD: computers haven’t boosted Australian student performance’, James Wells, Education Review, 24/9/15, viewed 2/10/15

 

Episode 18 – Assemblies, Ultranet, ZPD & Windy Interruptions

In Episode 18, we cited the following articles and blog posts:

‘The Role of the School Assembly’, Neil Hawkes, www.livingvalues.net

‘School assemblies: digging deeper’, Kavitha Ghosh, Teacher Plus

‘What is a school assembly?’, BBC, Commonwealth Class

‘Ultranet shares and jobs scandal snares Victoria’s education department’, Richard Baker, Nick McKenzie & Benjamin Preiss, The Age, 12/11/14

‘Seeking Clarity: Teaching through the lense of ZPD’, Catherine Gatt, Shaping Bridges

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