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Exploring excellence in teaching, technology and leadership.

Exploring excellence in teaching, technology and leadership.

Location:

New Zealand

Description:

Exploring excellence in teaching, technology and leadership.

Twitter:

@MikeReading

Language:

English

Contact:

+64272048692


Episodes

TPCK unpacked with Michael Phillips from Monash University Ep 28

1/18/2021
In today's episode, we sit down with Michael Phillips from Monash university to unpack the research and practical applications around the TPCK framework. We dig into a range of topics such as: About Mike: Mike Phillips is the Associate Professor of Digital Transformation in the Faculty of Education, Monash University. His work focuses on the knowledge expert teachers develop when integrating educational technologies into their practice. Additionally, Mike researchers the ways in which...

Duration:01:08:06

Fake News and Getting Google Search to Work For You Ep 27

1/10/2021
In this podcast Mike and Blake speak with special guest Dethmer Lemmborg about his experience working for a Nation news network. We explore To see Dethmers video production company go to mondayproductions.co.nz To listen to all our podcast episodes go to utb.fyi/outclassed.

Duration:00:54:27

End of year wrap - What we have learnt and what we are looking forward to - Ep26

12/16/2020
In this episode we take a look at some of the highlights of 2020, what we can celebrate despite the craziness of the year! Blake and Mike also chat though some of the projects and new hires for 2021 and what they are looking forward to.

Duration:00:56:14

People and purpose: How we are planning for 2021 - Ep 25

11/5/2020
In this Episode we dive into how we are planning for 2021. We unpack our thinking around Org charts, roles and responsibilities and how you can set your team up for success. We discuss: To see all episodes go to utb.fyi/outclassed

Duration:01:01:04

Big tech influencing schools (again), How to keep momentum going and more! Ep 24

11/2/2020
This week Blake and Mike discuss a range of the latest Edtech trends and issues including:

Duration:00:51:38

A discussion with Christine Jackman about noise and it's implications on life, work, and learning - Ep 23

10/11/2020
In this episode Blake sits down with Christine Jackman to discuss her book 'Turning Down the Noise.' Blake and Christine unpack a range of implications of noisy lives, both internally and externally, and the effects on today's workers and learners.

Duration:01:19:53

Can you ban phones in schools and still promote innovation? Blake thinks you can - Ep 22

10/1/2020
This week Mike and Blake unpack the impact from banning phones at the school that Blake is at. We dig into what was the thought process behind the ban, how the students reacted, and how the teachers have found it. We also dig into his decision to not filter the internet whilst at school, and a range of other topics. Interested in what the positives and negatives have been? Tune in to this candid and eye opening discussion.

Duration:00:56:07

The future of AR/VR in education to teach literacy and creativity with Paul Hamilton Ep 21

9/22/2020
This week we have special Guest Paul Hamilton from Using Technology Better. Paul works a lot with Apple technology to engage students in creative writing, whether this be through simple writing prompts through to rich learning tasks involving AR and VR.

Duration:01:14:55

A wide ranging discussion with Sam McNeil about future trends, learning data, security and the impact on the classroom. Ep 20

9/5/2020
In this weeks discussion we have a wide ranging discussion with Sam McNeil from Microsoft. Sam holds a role on the APAC team and is seeing the trends across developing and developed countries. We discuss: And more! If you 'd like to find all our previous outclassed podcast episode topics, or reach out to Mike and Blake for help and advice, go to utb.fyi/outclassed

Duration:01:54:42

The power of search, Twitter wars, SEL questioned as the next EDU war and more! Ep 19

8/29/2020
In this episode we surf around the web discussion some latest trends and things that have caught our attention. We discuss: And more! If you 'd like to find all our previous outclassed podcast episode topics, or reach out to Mike and Blake for help and advice, go to utb.fyi/outclassed

Duration:00:50:35

Developing a professional development program that actually engages ALL staff. Ep 18

8/16/2020
This week we wrap up the miniseries on the 7 essential elements of school transformation. These are the elements that Google, Apple, and Microsoft ALL agree must form the foundation for that plan. If you haven't done so already, go back to episode 11 where we unpack the 7 elements and how they can be applied to your schools context. In this episode we unpack how to develop a professional development plan that actually engages all staff. Every organisations has 'em...the early adopters, the...

Duration:00:55:04

The Goldilocks approach to finding a technology funding model that actually works: Ep 17

8/6/2020
In this week's OutClassed Podcast, Mike and Blake are joined by Matt Robinson to discuss how to fund your technology and infrastructure plans. Matt has tried just about every funding model available and despite being in a low socio-economic area has now got a thriving BYOD program where over 95% of students purchase a device...and not one of those nasty cheapest possible price point devices! This week we dive deep into... * How Matt's school have approached technology spending and what is...

Duration:01:14:40

What device is best in education? Frameworks to help you decide - Ep 16

7/31/2020
In this week's OutClassed Podcast, Mike and Blake continue on their discussion regarding the 7 essential elements of school transformation framework. This week it is all about technology and infrastructure. This week we dive deep into... * What you must consider when looking at other schools technology plans * Using the school excellence framework to consider what data you need to gather when informing decisions. * How to enable a great help desk system and issues to watch out for *...

Duration:00:58:31

School communication best practice and a rant on culture wars in education: Ep 15

7/24/2020
In this week's OutClassed Podcast, Mike and Blake continue on their discussion regarding the school transformation framework and how to get the most out of your school communication efforts. Some of the elements of learning design discussed in this episode include: * The 2 purposes every piece of school communication must address * The 4 rules of great school communication * How to host a virtual school assembly * Principles for using Social media And more! To see all the OutClassed...

Duration:00:58:49

Fake Principals, Learning Design, and can STEM be Racist? : Ep 14

7/17/2020
In this week's OutClassed Podcast, Mike and Blake continue on their discussion regarding the school transformation framework and discussed the essential elements of learning design. Some of the elements of learning design discussed in this episode include: * The relationship between physical environment and innovative learning design * How to assess and measure progress (how do you know it is better) * How to map skills, knowledge and mindset across your school And more! To see all the...

Duration:01:00:08

If you're not focused on this...your vision won't become a reality Ep 13

7/10/2020
In this week's OutClassed Podcast, Mike and Blake continue on their discussion regarding the school transformation framework and dig into the power of culture and how this can derail your vision and strategy. Some of the elements of Culture discussed in this episode include: * A twitter spat about what is better - Google or Microsoft * The definition or culture and the number 1 conversation you must have to develop a great culture * Wins like Minecraft becoming available in...

Duration:00:48:54

We are yet to find a school that can clearly articulate it's vision - how to fix that. Ep 12

7/2/2020
In this week's OutClassed Podcast, Mike and Blake unpack the most important of the 7 elements of school transformation - vision. Some of the elements of vision discussed in this episode include: * Does your vision have these elements and can your staff articulate them? * A step by step framework for developing or evaluating your vision * Should departments have their own vision? To see all the OutClassed episodes go to utb.fyi/outclassed

Duration:01:04:39

The 7 Elements of School Transformation: Ep 11

6/26/2020
In this week's OutClassed Podcast, Mike unpacks the 7 elements of school transformation and how technology can be a lever to enable the change you are are desiring for your school. * Why school technology and BYOD plans often fall short * The power of vision and how to get your whole team on the same page (and why Mike is yet to see a school do this well) * The reason why all elements need to be in focus, and what happens when they aren't. To see all the OutClassed episodes go to...

Duration:01:21:14

An interview with Neil Selwyn: The role of technology in education, data analytics and more. Ep 10

6/19/2020
In this week's OutClassed Podcast, Mike and Blake Speak with Neil Selwyn from Monash University in Australia about the role of technology in schools. In this episode we discuss a range of topics including: * The place of data in education and a discussion around assessment * What role does educational research research play in schools * Learning analytics and data driven schooling * Blended learning and advice on how to move forward post COVID and school closures To see all the...

Duration:01:09:50

A Fresh Approach To Developing A Digital Citizenship Program: Ep 9

6/12/2020
In this week's OutClassed Podcast, Mike and Blake Speak with Karla Sanders from Sticks'N'Stones about the digital citizenship program developed in New Zealand. In this episode we discuss a range of topics including: * The 3 essential elements your digital citizenship program MUST have * How a student designed and lead program actually works and the results Karla and the Sticks'N'Stones team are seeing across New Zealand * What are the trends Karla is seeing with issues related to young...

Duration:00:38:02