In this TER Live special episode, we bring you a recording of the Teachmeet event held as part of the National Education Summit in Melbourne on 31 August, 2019. The Teachmeet was organised by Steven Kolber and Josh Velez.
00:00 Opening Credits
01:28 Steven Kolber – Global threats to teaching
09:58 Josh Velez – Student Voice in Inquiry
18:53 Carolyn Newall – Different platforms of Tech
25:28 Michelle Borderick – What makes good Maths GREAT
34:03 Lynne Telfer – Breaking the Blocks, Minecraft as a communication medium
46:01 Brandon Friedman – Students and sexting
59:43 James Tregonning – Reading Video Games
01:10:00 David Zyngier – What is student engagement? How do we make it happen?
01:21:02 Closing remarks
This episode brings together feature interviews from episodes #58 and #85 of the TER Podcast.
The first interview is with Peter West, from TER #58 in November of 2015 discussing a whole school approach to Blended Learning, and the second is with Dr Simon Crook, from TER #85 in February of 2017, in which he discusses his PhD research into the impact of 1 to 1 laptop programs on teaching high school science.
00:00 Opening Credits
01:43 Interview – Peter West
44:02 Interview – Dr Simon Crook
01:21:01 Sign Off
Main Feature: Simon Crook discusses his recent PhD thesis exploring the impact of 1-1 laptop programs on teaching high school science.
Regular Features: Off Campus, Dan Haesler asks ‘is mindset a lie’?; Education in the News, Cameron considers issues of teacher attrition; Teachers Brains Trust, David from WA questions reports of mandatory tests for WA primary school students.
TER Live presents TeachMeet Science and technology, which was held at the Australian Museum in Sydney on Tuesday, the 8th of November, 2016. This event was different to the usual TeachMeet format, in that it pitted teams of teachers against each other in competition to develop lessons that included technology in a cross-curricular learning experience. The event was organised by Kathleen O’Rourke and the Macquarie University Education Society.
Main feature: Corinne interviews Dr Anna Hogan about the increasing role of Edu-businesses in Education in Australia and around the world, and explores the question of whether for-profit businesses can fulfil the needs of education as a public good.
Regular Features: Off Campus, Dan Haesler discusses issues of teachers on social media disclosing their involvement in promoting corporate interests; Cameron and Corinne discuss the reporting and rhetoric around the 2016 NAPLAn results.
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: Alan November talks about technology in education and issues with Education and politics.
Regular Features: Cameron and Corinne discuss issues in education, including the Federal government announcement about Gonski, the Senate Inquiry into the treatment of students with disabilities in the school system and the NSW propoaal for personality tests for student teachers.
00:00 – Opening Credits
01:19 – Intro
02:50 – Gonski – Birmingham’s summer announcement
14:32 – Senate inquiry into students with disabilities in the school system