TER #104 – Makerspaces & Curriculum with Michelle Jensen – 26 Nov 2017

Main Feature: Michelle Jensen discusses Makerspaces, what they are, how to build them, and how to use them to achieve curriculum outcomes in a range of subject areas.

Regular Features: Off Campus, Dan Haesler discusses the importance of goals in education; Education in the News, Cameron explores the issue of standardised testing and current debate about mandatory phonics testing.

Timecodes – Links coming soon

00.00 Opening Credits
01:31 Intro – AARE17 conference
02:44 Off Campus – Dan Haesler
17:23 Goals, Values and Culture
23:17 Standardised Testing and Phonics
39:22 Feature Introduction
41:28 Interview – Michelle Jensen
1:17:10 Quote & Sign Off

TER #103 – Having hard conversations with Jennifer Abrams – 12 Nov 2017

Features: Communications Consultant, Jennifer Abrams, talks about issues of communicating in schools and ways to approach hard conversations in the workplace. Daniel Cohen and Amy Cotton come on to discuss their new educational podcast, Rate E for Educational, that looks at teaching through the lens of popular cinema.

Time codes (links coming soon)

00.00 Opening Credits
01:31 NSW P&C call for delay of NAPLAN online
06:27 Rated E for Educational
26:51 Feature Intro
29:08 Interview – Jennifer Abrams
1:09:00 Quote & Sign Off

 

TER #102 – Holistic Education and Gifted Children with Prof Kirsi Tirri – 29 Oct 2017

Main Feature: Prof Kirsi Tirri from the University of Helsinki discusses holistic education and its role in delivering education to support gifted learners within a comprehensive education system.

Regular features: Off Campus with Dan Haesler – Dan reflects on the experience of seeing education system directors walk out of a conference after the opening speeches; Education in the News – Cameron reviews the open letter regarding the Leading Learning 4 All resources – Western Australia walks back a significant element of its Independent Public Schools model.

Links & Timecodes

00.00 Opening Credits

01:31 Intro – AEON.net.au

03:19 Off Campus – Dan Haesler

11:57 Leadership, culture & visibility

14:52 Leading Learning 4 All

25:00 WA Independent Public Schools

36:35 Feature Introduction

38:41 Interview Prof Kirsi Tirri

1:18:54 Announcements

1:19:25 Quote & Sign Off

TER #098 – Education and the Future with David Price – 20 August 2017

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Main Feature: In a special edition of Off Campus, David Price speaks with Dan Haesler about the state of Education and the ability of education systems to prepare students for the future.

Regular Features: Education in the news – Cameron discusses recent reports about NAPLAN results, and teachers participating in NAPLAN online trials.

00.00 Opening Credits
01:19 Intro – TeachMeet TER 100
01:56 NAPLAN in the News
20:15 Off Campus – Dan Haelser
21:19 Interview – David Price, OBE
53:31 Announcements
54:46 Quote & Sign Off

 

TER #088 – Exploring Leadership with Richard Niesche – 19 March 2017

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Main Feature: Dr Richard Niesche discusses some of the problematic ideas associated with Educational Leadership that keep coming back to life, and explores a critical response to the question of what leadership actually is.

Regular Features: Education in the News – Cameron discusses the implications of and research into ‘Zero Tolerance’ behaviour policies in schools.

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Links & Timecodes

00.00 Opening Credits
01:19 Intro – Gonski Bus Tour
05:15 Zero Tolerance in Schools

41:43 Feature Intro
43:46 Interview – Dr Richard Niesche

1:24:37 Announcements
1:25:19 Quote & Sign Off

TER #081 – TIMSS, PISA & Teaching Science with Marten Koomen & Dr Ken Silburn – 11 Dec 2016

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Features: Following the release of TIMSS and PISA reports, we speak with Marten Koomen, Educaional Consultant, about the value of internaitonal standardised tests for classroom teachers; Dr Ken Silburn, recipient of the 2015 Prime Minister’s Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching in Secondary Schools talks about his experiences in transforming science education in a NSW high school.

Links & Timecodes:

00.00 Opening Credits
01:19 Intro – It’s been six weeks…
04:31 Off Campus – Dan Haesler

16:34 TIMSS & PISA
20:48 Marten Koomen on Standardised Tests & systems

52:07 Feature Introduction
54:35 Feature Interview – Dr Ken Silburn

1:24:36 Announcements
1:26:35 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