Episode 38 – The DigiCon2015 Special!

This 2 Regular Teachers special episode was recorded over Day 2 at the DLTV annual conference, DigiCon2015. We were honoured to record our 38th episode at this prestigious event. Whether you attended the conference or not, we hope you find the conversations and reflections within this episode an informative and entertaining look back over the entire 2 days.

In this episode we chatted to a range of organisers, speakers and delegates including:

Katelyn Fraser – @hellokaddy1

Corrie Barclay – @CorrieB

Mel Cashen – @melcashen

Bec Spink – @BecSpink

Ben Gallagher – @Ben_Mr_G

Tina Photakis – @tina_p

Andrew Williamson – @willie42

Scott Duncan – @sduncan0101

John Pearce – @mrpbps

We also cited the work and presence of:

Celia Coffa – @ccoffa

Anne Edmonds – @anneedmonds1

Narissa Leung – @rissL

Lee Burns – @leeburns82

Kynan & Kalani Robinson – @kynanr & @KalaniRobinson

Anthony Speranza – @anthsperanza

Hamish Curry – @hamishcurry

Finally, if you want more information about the excellent Spark Talk sessions mentioned, check out Celia Coffa’s summary of the series here.

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Episode 33 – ‘Modern Teachers’, New Tech History, A+ VCE & The ‘Real’ General Comment

In this week’s episode we cited and discussed the following articles:

‘The 16 characteristics of a modern teacher’, Jeff Dunn, DailyGenius, 8/5/15, viewed 16/5/15

‘How New Technologies Push Us Towards The Past’, William H. Davidow & Michael S. Malone, Harvard Business Review, 8/5/15, viewed 18/5/15

‘The A+ teachers helping students to 40+ in VCE’, Liz Porter, The Age, 18/5/15, viewed 19/5/15

Publisher’s note: Adam discovered his selection of ‘choice’ general report comments from a repost he viewed on his Instagram feed. If you were the one that shared it, let us know. 🙂

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 16 – Handwriting, Sharing Expertise, World Teachers’ Day & Teaching Practicum Mishaps

In Episode 16 we discussed and cited the following articles & blog posts:

‘Students’ handwriting remains the mark of learning’, Mel Campbell, The Age, 31/10/14

Great Techie Brekkie Examples (thanks @willie42 & @BecSpink):

* Bell PS Staff Techie Brekkie

* Aitken Creek PS Techie Brekkie

“My daughter can be whatever she wants. As long as she’s not a teacher.”, Rebecca Sparrow, Mamamia, 31/10/14

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 2 – Changing Practice, Reports, Man Flu and Tennessee Rules

Thanks for listening. Below are links to our feed on podOmatic and iTunes if you are interested in following that way…

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Here are two links to articles discussed in Episode 2:

Why traditional written reports should be challenged? by Jason Borton

‘Tennessee man gets arrested while trying to pick up kids at school– Daily News