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
01:42 Interview – Laura McBain
37:28 Interview – David Price
1:14:34 Sign Off
As part of the 2016 Vivid Sydney Festival, Intel held #GirlsInTech as part of the Vivid Ideas presentations, with research and panel discussions about girls in STEM subjects and the challenges – both personal and systemic – that need to be overcome to improve the number of women participating in tech fields such as coding and engineering.
This TER live episode presents the entire event with minimal editing.
00.00 Opening Credits & Intro
02:12 Welcome – Katie Ford – @KatherineLFord
07:57 Kate Burleigh – General Manager Intel A-NZ – @Kate_Burleigh
36:20 Research Presentation
Main feature: Meredith Ebbs discusses computational thinking in an interview recorded at Edutech 2015.
Regular Features: Off Campus, Dan Haesler discusses the issue of ‘The System’ being a perceived obstacle to innovation; Education in the News, Cameron and Corinne discuss literacy and numeracy tests for teachers and the recent National Summit on Student Engagement.
Cameron is coming to Brisbane in late May/early June. If you have an idea for a person, person to be interviewed about an interesting project, event or idea in education, then send us your suggestion here!
Main Feature: Cameron and Corinne catch up with David Price, OBE, to discuss Project Based Learning, and the potential impact it can have on student learning, schools and communities.
Regular Features: Education in the news, Cameron and Corinne discuss NAPLAN marking and industrial issues; Spotlight on Special Education, Tim Connell discusses Universal Design for Learning. Continue reading →