Classroom management and student engagemement are perenial topics of interest in education. In this episode, Rob Plevin discusses how he addresses this issues through his Needs Focused teaching method.
In this edition of TER Topics we present two interviews that the theory and practice of the Neu sequential Model in Education, which is a developmentally informed, biologically respectful approach to working with at-risk children.
The first interview is with Steve Graner and Jessica Pfeiffer of the Neurosequential network in the USA, forst presented in episode #189 in February 2022
The second interview is with NSW school principal Patrick Faucher about his work implementing the model in schools, from TER #203 in August of 2022.
Timecodes: 00:00 Opening Credits 00:34 Intro 02:05 Interview – Steve Greaner & Jessica Pfeiffer 43:52 Interview – Patrick Faucher 01:33:33 Sign Off
Main Feature: Olivia Johnston discusses her research into student perceptions of the eperience of class streaming; Deb Netolicky talks about her new podcast, the Edu Salon
Regular Features: Kolber’s Corner, Steven Kolber discusses using papercraft bingo as an approach to retrieval practice; Ideology in Education, Tom Mahoney discusses t curriculum as an inherrently ideological space.
Main Feature: Jonathan Santo discusses research into teaching children social responsibility as a way to reduce bullying behaviours in schools.
Regular Features: Kolber’s Corner, Steven Kolber considers criticism of NAPLAN and whther it sometimes strays into anti-intellectualism; Education in Ideology, Tom Mahoney introduces the new ongoing segment and considers some of the ideological implications of NAPLAN; Education in the News, Cameron explores some of the news stories regarding year 12 exams in response to COVID.
Timecodes: 00:00 Opening Credits 01:31 Intro 03:34 Kolber’s Corner 13:33 Ideology in Education 25:50 Education in the News 40:12 Feature Introduction 42:36 Interview – Jonathan Santo 01:09:19 Sign Off
Main Feature: Josephene Duffy, CEO of the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation, talks about the kitchen garden program in schools; the goals, methods, amd intended outcomes.
Regular Features: Kolber’s Corner – Steven Kolber discusses the challenges facing teachers who use social media; Ideology in Education – Tom Mahoney concludes the series with a consideration of what Ideology is, and how it affects teachers and teaching more broadly.
Main Feature: Andrew Martin and Rebecca Collie from UNSW discuss their research into the impact of positive teacher-student relationships on performance, and the implications for teachers, schools and education systems.
Regular Feature: Kolber’s Corner- Steven Kolber reviews the #EduReading discussion of Cognitive Load Theory.
00:00 Opening Credits
02:17 Kolber’s Corner
23:21 Feature Introduction
25:15 Feature Interview – Andrew Martin & Rebecca Collie