TER’s Top 5 in 2017!

As 2017 draws to a close, here are the top 5 TER podcast episodes of the past year, judged by number of downloads between January 1st and December 31st, 2017!

In 2017 TER episodes have been played or downloaded 66,494 times.

That’s a total of 169,985 plays/downloads over our 4 and a half years of podcasting!

Thank you to everyone who has listened to and shared our episodes throughout the year, and especially our subscribers who keep coming back each fortnight.

While our main (and intended) audience remains in Australia, we’ve found listeners in over 50 countries [that’s the most will let us see]. The USA, UK, Canada and New Zealand fill out the list of the top 5 countries of TER podcast listeners.

While this list starts with number 5, which was played 1,986 times, the 10th most played episode had 1,843 plays, and the 15th episode had 1,735 – and No 15 was only released in November!

Now, on to the top 5 most played episodes in 2017… Continue reading

TER Topics – Literacy & Phonics

This episode brings together feature interviews from episodes #068 and #086 of the TER Podcast.

First, Stewart Riddle talks about literacy in the classroom, then Misty Adoniou discusses phonics and literacy, and issues with the proposed mandatory year 1 phonics assessment.

Timecode:

00.00 Opening Credits
00:33 Intro
01:32 Interview – Stewart Riddle
37:26 Interview – Misty Adoniou
1:05:16 Sign Off

TER #105 – Design Thinking as TPL with Lesley Henderson – 10 Dec 2017

Main Feature: Lesley Henderson from Flinders University discusses the use of Design Thinking as an approach to Teacher Professional learning.

Regular Features: Dan Haesler discusses teacher workload in Off Campus; Cameron discusses news stories about NAPLAN robot marking and recently released PIRLS results, as well as the future of the TER Podcast.

Timecodes:

00.00 Opening Credits
01:31 Intro
01:59 Off Campus – Dan Haesler

17:19 NAPLAN robot marking

21:48 PIRLS data shows growing divide

28:35 Feature Introduction
30:36 Lesley Henderson – interview

1:01:19 Announcements
1:06:36 Quote & Sign Off