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

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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