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The best short films for life-long learning, recommended BY teachers FOR teachers. Every episode features "my 3 favorite shorts" as chosen by guests across all areas of learning. A 1/2 hour show published fortnightly, with 7-10min highlights on YouTube every other week. New in 2017: featured guests now include filmmakers and curators/distributors. Made in Australia, the Short Film capital of the world!

The best short films for life-long learning, recommended BY teachers FOR teachers. Every episode features "my 3 favorite shorts" as chosen by guests across all areas of learning. A 1/2 hour show published fortnightly, with 7-10min highlights on YouTube every other week. New in 2017: featured guests now include filmmakers and curators/distributors. Made in Australia, the Short Film capital of the world!
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The best short films for life-long learning, recommended BY teachers FOR teachers. Every episode features "my 3 favorite shorts" as chosen by guests across all areas of learning. A 1/2 hour show published fortnightly, with 7-10min highlights on YouTube every other week. New in 2017: featured guests now include filmmakers and curators/distributors. Made in Australia, the Short Film capital of the world!

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English


Episodes

S3 Ep3 -Aaron Tait uncut

4/7/2018
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Full notes: http://tinyurl.com/SFTL3E3 Aaron Tait is the co-author of ‘Edupreneur’, a book which gives teachers how-to steps for unleashing change from the classroom up. He’s also the co-founder of Education Changemakers which provides innovation support through workshops and conferences around the world. With 3 Masters Degrees, active military service and the 2015 FYA Social Entrepreneur of the Year award, he has plenty of bragging rights, but his work is focussed on empowering others to...

Duration:00:44:51

S3 Ep3 - Making real change in education - Aaron Tait

3/27/2018
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Notes: http://tinyurl.com/SFTL3E3 Q1: According to Aaron, what is arguably the most successful social enterprise in the world? Q2: How does storytelling differ to a polished, prepared speech? Q3: We all have the power to make positive change in educating the next generation. What advice does Aaron have for the more ‘shy’ teachers? Find out the answers in this week’s interview with author, entrepreneur and co-founder of Education Changemakers, Aaron Tait.

Duration:00:32:53

S3 Ep2 - Hands-on STEM for High School students - Sid Verma

2/15/2018
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Notes: https://tinyurl.com/SFTL3E2 Q1: What is the most significant change of the 4th industrial revolution? Q2: Technophiles assume technology can solve all the problems all the time. What’s an example of a technology creates its own problems? Q3: What does Sid suggest the jobs of the future will value most of all? Find out the answers in this week’s interview with Entrepreneur and BrainSTEM founder, Sid Verma.

Duration:00:29:33

S3 Ep1 bonus - Steve Sammartino with more big ideas

1/14/2018
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Steve Sammartino shares more big ideas about goals, optimism, Superintelligence and the freedom-security scale. Notes from show: tinyurl.com/SFTL3Ep1

Duration:00:10:30

S3 Ep1 - Entrepreneurship and the future of work - Steve Sammartino

1/11/2018
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Notes: http://tinyurl.com/SFTL3Ep1 Q1: “STEM is a hoax”, says Steve. Why? Q2: Ambient computing is coming, replacing the immature technologies of today. Why are science fiction films so important? Q3: “Life is full of second chances, in fact every day is another chance to write a new script.” What’s so important about ‘side-projects’ according to Steve? Find out the answers in this week’s interview with Futurist and Author Steve Sammartino.

Duration:00:32:09

S2 E8 -Vimeo-Uncut

7/17/2017
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FULL Notes: tinyurl.com/SFTL2Ep8 Uncut interview with Sam Morrill, Director of Curation at Vimeo who oversees the selections for Staff Picks. ~beware the rough edits~

Duration:01:09:10

S2 Ep8 - Vimeo Staff Picks - Sam Morrill

7/7/2017
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Notes: http://tinyurl.com/SFTL2Ep8 Q1: Can short films change the world? Q2: What is sound? What is music? How would you answer these questions in a compelling way? Q3: How can an animated rabbit teach Senior High students about the benefits of being more honest? Find out the answers in this week’s interview with Sam Morrill, Director of Curation at Vimeo.

Duration:00:32:16

S2 Ep7 - Chinese Language Teaching - Rita Wang

6/16/2017
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Notes: http://tinyurl.com/SFTL2Ep7a Q1: How can Pepper Pig help young learners of Mandarin? Q2: What’s a popular Chinese fable that was recently made into an animated Feature Film (and screened at MIFF)? Q3: Qiaohu is the name of which animal that makes learning Chinese fun for 4 - 7 year-olds? Find out the answers in this week’s interview with Grade 2 teacher and Chinese Coordinator Rita Wang.

Duration:00:29:26

S2 Ep5 bonus book notes with Aaron Gulyas

5/5/2017
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Aaron Gulyas discusses the outline and structure of his new book, “Teaching History with Newsreels & Public Service Shorts”

Duration:00:11:29

S2 Ep5 - Teaching History with Newsreels & Public Service Shorts - Aaron Gulyas

5/5/2017
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Q1: What were the two secrets of America’s prosperity in the 1950s, as discovered by an alien from Mars? Q2: Why did Jerry Fairbanks suggest we were on the ‘brink of disaster’ in 1972? Was it the hippies? Q3: What was happening to Japanese Americans in 1944 that led to the production of ‘A Challenge to Democracy’? Aaron Gulyas inspires and delights us with modern American History and his new book “Teaching History with Newsreels & Public Service Shorts” FULL notes and links:...

Duration:00:32:52

S2 Ep4 bonus with Annie Whitlocke on spirituality, meditation & poetry

4/24/2017
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“Is mindfulness a kind of non-religious praying?” Talking spirituality, meditation and poetry with dying and bereavement expert, Annie Whitlocke.

Duration:00:22:14

S2 Ep4 - Mindfulness, death and dying - Annie Whitlocke

4/21/2017
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Q1: How do you explain mindfulness to someone? Q2: Is it possible to ‘make peace’ with the dark emotions of grief, sadness and depression? Q3: When was the last time you slowed down enough to notice the really important things in life? Death doula Annie Whitlocke shares 3 films with the answers to these questions. Full notes and links: http://tinyurl.com/SFTL2Ep4

Duration:00:30:17

S2 Ep3 - Animation for learning - Cath Murphy

4/7/2017
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Q1: When can making impulsive decisions be disastrous? Q2: How can animation be used as therapy? Q3: What can students learn from funny animations about birds? Animator, nurse and educator Cath Murphy shares 3 films with the answers to these questions. Full notes and links: http://tinyurl.com/SFTL2Ep3 --------

Duration:00:32:08

S2 Ep2 - Teach With Movies - Deborah Elliott & James Frieden

3/23/2017
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Teach With Movies (http://www.teachwithmovies.org) was founded in 1998 by James Frieden & Deborah Elliott. This labour-of-love has produced lesson plans for over 425 movies and fosters social-emotional learning. Watch this show on YouTube: [publishing 31 Mar] or subscribe on iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/short-films-teachers-love/id1086360297 Links to films loved: Sofia Coppola: Suntory Time (extract from Lost in Translation) | https://youtu.be/XElQLXXyblk Deepa Mehta: Water |...

Duration:00:33:29

S2 Ep1 - English Language Teaching - James Taylor

3/9/2017
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Guest: ‘The Teacher James’ is an English Language Teacher who champions teacher networks. Among other things, he produces TEFL Commute, a podcast for language teachers. Watch this show on YouTube: [publishing 17 Mar] or subscribe on iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/short-films-teachers-love/id1086360297 Links to short films loved: Julien Bocabeille (& others): Oktapodi | https://vimeo.com/4352688 Steve Cutts: Man | https://youtu.be/WfGMYdalClU Sebastian Cosor: The Scream |...

Duration:00:31:04

Ep 21 - Leadership, Indigenous culture and identity - Michelle Evans

12/19/2016
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Guest: Michelle Evans is the Assoc. Prof. in Leadership at Charles Sturt University, NSW. As the Founding Head of the VCA Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts & Cultural Development, a 2013 Fullbright Scholar… the list goes on… Michelle knows a thing or two about leadership! Watch this show on YouTube: https://youtu.be/CkLX9IIwbKg or subscribe on iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/short-films-teachers-love/id1086360297 Links to short films loved: Darlene Johnson: Two Bob Mermaid |...

Duration:00:31:14

Ep 20 - Preaching, Christian teaching & communication - Allan Demond

12/2/2016
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Guest: Allan Demond pastors a church in Melbourne’s east, teaches preaching and has a PhD in Homiletics and Education Theory. Originally from Canada, he has plenty of tips that teachers across all disciplines can learn from, regardless of belief or ideology. Watch this show on YouTube: https://youtu.be/GqMNZl8hAFw or subscribe on iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/short-films-teachers-love/id1086360297 Links to short films loved: NewHope Media: Paula Shares Her Story |...

Duration:00:30:37

Ep 19 - Script-writing, Filmmaking as teacher & practitioner - Aidan Prewett

11/18/2016
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Guest: Aidan Prewett teaches Interactive Digital Media, Music Industry and Junior music at South Oakleigh College, Melbourne. He’s also a filmmaker with his own new feature film “A Venue For The End of The World” (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JccZTTlLfJQ&feature=youtu.be) likening politicians with rock-stars has received awards around the world. Watch this show on YouTube: https://youtu.be/pSSY1N4PZR0 or subscribe on iTunes:...

Duration:00:31:10

Ep 18 - Homeschooling History, Maths - Dellna Illavia

11/3/2016
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Guest: Dellna Illavia is a Registered Medical Herbalist (http://www.wayofhealth.co.uk) and homeschool educator to her two daughters Summer and Skye who are part of the conversation. Featuring 3 films: [1] Suffragette (feature) [2] Horrible Histories [3] Math Antics. Watch this show on YouTube: https://youtu.be/uxQLp2BeF6U or subscribe on iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/short-films-teachers-love/id1086360297 Links to short films loved: Sarah Gavron: Suffragette (Feature) | iTunes...

Duration:00:34:57

Ep18 bonus - Dellna Illavia, on Why we homeschool - the biggest decision of my life

11/3/2016
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This is part of the extended discussion with Dellna Illavia, Registered Medical Herbalist and homeschool mum. For the full discussion, see Short Films Teachers Love Episode 18: https://soundcloud.com/shortfilmsteacherslove/ep-18-homeschooling-history-maths-dellna-illavia

Duration:00:08:29

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