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TER Topics – Teaching Thinking Skills

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This TER Topics episode brings together feature interviews from episodes #35 and #51 of the TER Podcast.

The first interview is with Dr Steven Novella from November of 2014, discussing what critical thinking is, how to teach it, and the potential benefits to individuals and societies that value critical thinking. The second interview is with Meredith Ebbs from July of 2015 in which she talks about computational thinking and provides some insight into how it works as a teaching practice, as well as discussing issues of girls in STEM.

Timecodes:
00:00 Opening Credits
00:34 Intro
02:05 Critical Thinking – Steven Novella
37:03 Computational Thinking – Meredith Ebbs
53:23 Sign off

TER Live – Teachmeet Melbourne @ Kew HS

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This TER Live episode brings you a recording of presentations from Teachmeet Melbourne, held at Kew High School on March 13.

Timecodes:

00:00 Statement about teachers during pandemic
02:44 Opening Credits
03:17 Intro
04:20 Event Introduction
06:02 Lucas Walsh – Teaching for Uncertainty
17:39 Steven Kolber – From where the mentors, from where the mentees
24:48 David Zyngier – Ending public funding for private schools
35:05 Monique Dalli – Surviving and thriving in your early career
44:58 Bernadette Mercieca – The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly World of Mentors
53:35 Olivier Elzingre – Teacher Training
01:01:41 Wendy Kenbeek – Teacher Wellbeing
01:14:35 Closing comments – Steven Kolber
01:17:05 Sign Off

TER Topics – The David Price Interviews

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This episode brings together feature interviews from episodes #019 and #098 of the TER Podcast featuring David Price, OBE

The first interview is from March of 2014, in which David discusses his ideas of an open society facilitated by computer technologies.

The second is from August of 2017, in which Dan Haesler interviews David as part of a special Off Campus feature, in which they discuss the ability of education system to prepare students for the future.

 

TER #146 – Introducing: The Leadership Team – 16 Feb 2020

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Main Feature: Introducing a new regular segment – The Leadership Team, with Amanda Heffernan and Fiona Longmuir – throughout 2020 they’ll be interviewing academics and educational leaders about the research and experiences of leaders in schools and education systems.

Regular Feature: Kolber’s Korner – Steven Kolber discusses the organisation Teachers without Borders and their work in Cambodia.

Links & Timecodes:

00:00 – Opening Credits
01:31 – Intro
03:08 – Kolber’s Corner

10:34 – Feature Introduction
11:26 – The Leadership Team

36:12 – Sign Off

TER #145 – Impact of Positive Teacher-Student Relationships with Andrew Martin and Rebecca Collie – 02 Feb 2020

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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
01:31 Intro
02:17 Kolber’s Corner
23:21 Feature Introduction
25:15 Feature Interview – Andrew Martin & Rebecca Collie

51:19 Sign Off

TER #144 – The Global Village School with Eric Woodward – 19 Jan 2020

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Main Feature: Eric Woodward from the Global VIllage School in Melbourne talks about their Young Entrepreneurs Program, and their plans for a new model of schooling.

Regular Features: Steven Kolber discusses the practices and implications of teachers as Brand Ambassadors and Influencers.

Links and Timecodes:

00:00 Opening Credits
01:31 Intro – Returning to school in 2020
05:24 Kolber’s Corner

18:36 Feature Intro
20:45 Interview – Eric Woodward

52:08 Acknowledgements and Sign-Off

TER Live – Teachmeet: Evidence

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This TER Live episode presents Teachmeet: Evidence, which was held on November 8th at the Melbourne campus of the Australian Catholic University, and was organised by Steven Kolber.

00:00.000 Opening Credits
00:34 Intro
01:42 Steven Kolber – Introduction
04:12 Olivier Elzingre – Trusting your evidence
16:09 Ollie Lovell – An activity!
21:10 Michaela Epstein – What evidence doesn’t show us
30:05 Narelle Furminger – Metalanguage in Spelling-a whole school approach
42:19 Carolyn Newall – The myth of teacher-proof learning
50:18 George Lilley – Why do evidence summaries contradict one another
01:14:36 Sign Off