TER #047 – VR Hackathon Mini with Donelle Batty – 17 May 2015

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Main Feature: Donelle Batty attends a VR Hackathon Mini for Middle School students, and speaks with participants, organisers and teachers involved in the event to find out the kind of learning that takes place in these events.

Regular Features:¬†Off Campus, Dan Haesler questions the purpose of big educational events and conference; Education in the news, Stewart Riddle joins to discuss the implications of the 2015 federal budget for education; Teachers’ Brains trust, Giles Pritchard discusses games to help teach literacy skills; Spotlight on Special Education, Tim Connell provides strategies to help teachers get started in meeting the needs of students. Continue reading

TER #046 – Project Based Learning with David Price, OBE – 03 May 2015

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Cameron is coming to Brisbane in late May/early June. If you have an idea for a person, person to be interviewed about an interesting project, event or idea in education, then send us your suggestion here!

Main Feature: Cameron and Corinne catch up with David Price, OBE, to discuss Project Based Learning, and the potential impact it can have on student learning, schools and communities.

Regular Features: Education in the news, Cameron and Corinne discuss NAPLAN marking and industrial issues; Spotlight on Special Education, Tim Connell discusses Universal Design for Learning. Continue reading