Episode #006 – 22 September 2013 – NAPLAN

Episode 6 contains part 2 of our interview with Dr. Greg Thompson of Murdoch University, and Dr. Nicole Mockler or Newcastle University, in which we talk about the issues associated with Australia’s NAPLAN testing regime. Dr. Thompson, who tweets under the handle @effectsofNAPLAN, has devoted significant time and attention to the impacts of NAPLAN on teachers and school communities, and shares with us some of his insights into the positive and negative effects of NAPLAN in the 5 years since it was introduced.

Notes and time-code coming soon!

Episode #005 – 08 September 2013 – Connected Learning

In Episode 5 we discuss Connected Learning and its impact on teaching and teacher professional development, including interviews with Professor Alec Couros about the relationship between connectivity and teaching. We also speak to educator and writer Dan Haelser about the rise of BYOD policies in school as a way of providing access to technology and the internet for learning.

Alec Couros on Twitter – Dan Haesler’s website

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