TER Live #013 – TeachMeet Futures

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This TER Live episode presents TeachMeet Futures, held on November 15 at the University of Technology, Sydney. The webpage for the event can be found here.

This event was organised by Alice Leung, of the NSW Department of Education’s Futures Learning Unit, and aimed to showcase innovative teaching practices happening in schools.

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00.00 Opening Credits
21.56 Intro
01:18 Event Opening – Alice Leung
03:56 Welcome – Shirley Alexander, UTS
11:42 Welcome – Kathleen Donohoe, Futures learning
14:03 Vatche Ansourian – Virtual Reality, Here and Now
21:09 Nigel Kuan – Class Dojo
24:40 Dr Lynda Kelly – Game Based Learning, The Voyage!
31:02 Belinda Faulkner – ‘Failure to Launch’
36:54 John Goh – Entrepeneur Learning
43:07 Laura Capney – STEM
50:48 Michael Ha – Challenge Based Learning on Sustainability
58:43 Sanija Hrncic – Open Spaces for Creativity and Collaboration
1:02:51 Ashley Hill – Teaching Human Rights
1:05:35 Maya Marcus – STEAMpunk Girls
1:11:29 Dr Bron Stuckey – Get Game Hub
1:19:43 Dr Jane Hunter – STEM
1:29:11 Simon Harper – Future of TeachMeet NSW
1:31:47 Close – Alice Leung

TER Live #012 – TeachMeet SciTech

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TER Live presents TeachMeet Science and technology, which was held at the Australian Museum in Sydney on Tuesday, the 8th of November, 2016. This event was different to the usual TeachMeet format, in that it pitted teams of teachers against each other in competition to develop lessons that included technology in a cross-curricular learning experience. The event was organised by Kathleen O’Rourke and the Macquarie University Education Society.

Links & Timecodes

00.00 Opening Credits
21.56 Intro
05:04 Leanne Cameron – ICTENSW

13:35 Margaret Shepherd – STA NSW

23:14 TeachMeet SciTech
1:00:52 Peter Lee – BOSTES
1:06:36 Fara Pelarek – Australian Museum

1:13:59 Meredith Ebbs – UoAdelaide

1:21:38 Thanks and Sign Off

TER #080 – ACE National Conference with Ollie Lovell – 30 Oct 2016

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00.00 Opening Credits
01:19 Intro
02:05 Off Campus – Dan Haesler

13:08 Conferences and School Culture
19:41 Spotlight on Special Education
22:01 Feature Intro – Ollie Lovell

28:48 Interview – Diane Mayer
32:30 Interview – Shirley Randell
45:17 Interview – Theresa Ardler
51:26 Interview – Eren Canavan
55:28 Discussion

1:05:20 Announcements
1:06:12 Quote & Sign Off

TER #079 – Mantle of the Expert with Tim Taylor – 16 Oct 2016

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Main Feature: Tim Taylor talks about the mantle of the Expert teaching method and using drama and narrative as a way to engage students in learning.

Regular Features: Off Campus, Dan haesler talks with Nick Jackson about student autonomy; Education in the News, Cameron considers the implications of the recent changes to the VEt FEE HELP Loans scheme.

Links & Timecodes:

00.00 Opening Credits
01:19 Intro
01:46 VET FEE HELP Loans

11:48 Off Campus with Dan Haesler

25:07 Feature intro
26:51 Tim Taylor – Mantle of the Expert

1:26:31 Announcements
1:27:42 Quote & Sign Off

TER #077 – Evaluating Teachers with John Fischetti – 18 September 2016

Main Feature: Professor John Fischetti from Newcastle University talks about the issues with different approaches to teacher, school and system evaluation processes.

Regular Features: Dan Haesler interviews Dr Elliot Gann about Hip Hop culture in Education; Cameron considers issues relating to same-sex schools.

00.00 Opening Credits
01:19 Intro – Book recomendations

05:10 Single Sex Schools

19:19 Off Campus with Dan Haesler

29:14 Feature Introduction
31:19 Interview – Prof John Fiscetti

1:19:55 Announcements
1:22:40 Quote & Sign-Off

TER Live #011 – TeachMeet InfoLit

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On August 11th, TeachMeet InfoLit was held at Newington College in Stanmore. The focus was on information literacy, a core competency of the curriculum delivered by Teacher Librarians, as well as the ways that Information Literacy can be taught and improved throughout the curriculum.

00.00 Opening Credits
21.56 Intro
01:32 Welcome – Lily Young
03:52 Michelle Harrison (The University of Sydney, Fisher Library): Research Skills Development
12:34 Tanya Toohey (Christian Brothers Lewisham): Yr 7 Information Skills in HSIE
21:34 Gill Gratton (Trinity Grammar): Collaboration is the Key – employing a collaborative planning and teaching approach to Library at Trinity Grammar Junior School
32:26 Erin Patel (Kambala): Student reflections on the inquiry process/scaffolding & synthesising knowledge from research
40:14 Karen Keighy (St Pius X) How lib guides have been used to implement information literacy
43:43 Rukevwe Bateren (Newington College) IB Science and infolit
47:34 Concluding remarks – Lily Young
48:17 Thanks and Sign Off

TER #076 – Evidence for Learning with John Bush & Matt Deeble – 21 August 2016

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Main Feature: Evidence for Learning is a new initiative by Social Ventures Australia, aiming to support teachers to engage with research-based practices in the classroom.

Regular Features: Off Campus, Dan Haesler discusses student wellbeing; Education in the News, Cameron and Corinne talk about issues of teaching consent in schools

00.00 Opening Credits
01:19 Intro
02:21 NSW Education Standards Authority

04:33 Teaching consent in schools
28:23 Off Campus – Student Wellbeing
35:53 Feature Intro
37:54 Interview – Matt Deeble & John Bush

1:20:41 Quote & Sign Off

TER #075 – Are edu-businesses helping or harming education? – 07 August 2016

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Main feature: Corinne interviews Dr Anna Hogan about the increasing role of Edu-businesses in Education in Australia and around the world, and explores the question of whether for-profit businesses can fulfil the needs of education as a public good.

Regular Features: Off Campus, Dan Haesler discusses issues of teachers on social media disclosing their involvement in promoting corporate interests; Cameron and Corinne discuss the reporting and rhetoric around the 2016 NAPLAn results.

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Timecodes:

00.00 Opening Credits
01:19 Intro – Gonski & the Senate
05:08 NAPLAN in the news

31:17 Off Campus – Disclosure
39:38 Discussion – Teacher Endorsements on Social Media
52:30 Feature Introduction
55:00 Interview – Dr Anna Hogan

1:23:28 Discussion – Business & the Public Good
1:35:33 Quote & Sign off

TER #074 – Coaching for teachers with Chris Munro – 24 July 2016

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Main Feature: Following a feature panel discussion at Research Ed in Melbourne, Chris Munro discusses the practice and processes of Coaching as a tool for teacher professional development, and his experiences implementing coaching as part of regular school practices.

Regular Features: Spotlight on Special Education: Tim Connell discusses the ‘good behaviour game’ for addressing ongoing minor behavioural issues in class. Education in the News: Cameron and Corinne discuss issues of third arty providers delivering curriculum in schools.

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00.00 Opening Credits
01:19 Intro – 3 years of TER Podcast
13:07 Spotlight on Special Education
17:00 Third Party Providers in Schools
38:10 Feature Intro
40:29 Interview – Chris Munro
1:19:35 Discussion
1:29:16 Thanks for 3 years!
1:30:25 Quote & Sign Off

Links coming soon!