TER #106 – Stoic Philosophy & Education with Massimo Pigliucci – 21 Jan 2018

Main features: Philosophy Professor Massimo Pigliucci discusses the philosophy of stoicism, and it’s application in teaching practice; Ben Newsome from Fizzics Education comes on to talk about the Fizzics Education podcast.

Regular features: Education in the News: Pasi Sahlberg criticises NAPLAN; How to discuss disparity in school resources.

00.00 Opening Credits

01:31 Intro

03:16 Ben Newsome – Fizzics Ed Podcast

11:19 Pasi Sahlberg on NAPLAN

17:39 Discussing disparity of school resources

21:28 Feature Introduction

24:02 Interview – Massimo Piglucci

1:19:05 Quote & Sign Off

TER Topics – Project Based Learning

This episode brings together feature interviews from episodes #024 and #046 of the TER Podcast.

First, Laura McBain discusses the whole-school approach to PBL taken at High Tech high in California, then David Price, OBE,  discusses his experiences leading PBL initiatives in different school contexts.


00.00 Opening Credits
00.33 Intro
01:42 Interview – Laura McBain
37:28 Interview – David Price
1:14:34 Sign Off