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