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Vol 4 (21) Pedagogy, Relationships, Content 2019-05-18

5/17/2019
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A tweet discussion came up earlier this month asking what was most important. We talk about the importance of Pedagogy, Content Knowledge and the relationships that you have with your students. Originally recorded on May 5, 2019

Duration:00:14:51

Vol 4 (20) SeeSaw 2019-05-05

5/5/2019
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Chatting all about SeeSaw (the app!) in the classroom. Great e-portfolio tool for lower elementary or lower primary students. Originally recorded 2019-05-05

Duration:00:17:05

Vol 4 (19) Blockchain 2019-04-20

4/19/2019
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Andrew is off on a well deserved Holiday and Mandy interviews Ryan about how Blockchain can be used in Education. Originally recorded 2019-04-02

Duration:00:17:21

Vol 4 (18) Reward systems (First Year Teacher) 2019-04-06

4/5/2019
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"Use a reward system, they work." "Never use a reward system." When it comes to reward systems, there are no clear answers, nor are there definitive "best" and "worst" and lots of conflicting advice. We talk about our personal experiences with reward systems and give our recommendations for both the "do" and the "don't" classrooms.

Duration:00:19:53

Vol 4 (17) Differentiation freeflow coversation - 2019-03-23

3/22/2019
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Prior to recording any of our podcasts, we start by having our own conversation, so we see where things go and then plan what points we'll make in the recording. Sometimes, we include bits of those within our edited and released versions. (Sometimes we forget to hit record and wish we could include things) Today, you get the whole conversation. More on Differentiation.

Duration:00:20:48

Vol 4 (16) Differentiation - 2019-03-09

3/8/2019
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Differentiation is something that every teacher is supposed to do, and depending on the subject, we do it to differing degrees of excellence. Here are a few of the ways we differentiate within our own classes. Originally recorded on 2019-02-17

Duration:00:24:37

Vol 4 (15) Growth Mindset 2019-02-23

2/22/2019
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Carol Dweck popularised the "Growth Mindset" in schools, but current studies are showing that it doesn't seem to work. What isn't being stated is that most schools aren't implementing it properly, and the general public doesn't seem to know the difference between a "Growth" mindset and a "mindset".

Duration:00:16:08

Vol 4 (14) Lesson Planning (New Teacher Series) 2019-02-09

2/8/2019
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Just like Goldilocks and the 3 Bears, there are lesson plans that have too much information, too little information, and just the right amount of information. If you've been a teacher for many years, you may not do detailed lesson plans, because you have most of it in your head and no one else is going to ask to see it. If you're a new teacher, you may need to submit lesson plans each week to your head of dept or principal. We discuss some of the key things that really do make up a good...

Duration:00:15:30

Vol 4 (13) Responsive Classroom Energizers 2019-01-26

1/25/2019
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What to do with a class with too much energy? What to do with a class that is lethargic? Responsive Classroom has some ideas for both of those, to help your lessons run smoothly. It may take 2-3min to do, but those 2-3 minutes would have been spent trying to get the students to do what you wanted them to do anyway, so no lesson time is lost! Originally Recorded 2018-11-18

Duration:00:10:36

Vol 4 (12) The Language of Responsive Classroom 2019-01-12

1/11/2019
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Something that sets Responsive Classroom apart is the nuances of the language that they use. That seems to be the "secret ingredient". Listen to how tiny changes in how you speak can make all the difference within your classroom. Originally Recorded 2018-12-09

Duration:00:25:14

Vol 4 (Bonus) Schools to love 1 2019-01

1/4/2019
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Last year when job hunting, Mandy found it very difficult to find positive things about the schools she applied to. It seems that people only wanted to gripe about what was wrong with their schools online. This episode helps to counteract that. Here are some positive things - from the people who work there - about their schools.

Duration:00:09:23

Rerelease Emotional Rollercoaster 2019-01

1/3/2019
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A Re-release of a popular episode from last year, we talk about the emotional states that accompany an international move.

Duration:00:12:51

Rerelease Types of schools 2019-01

1/1/2019
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A re-release of a popular episode from last year, we talk about the different types of international schools that are in the world. It's important to find the right "fit" for you.

Duration:00:16:59

Rerelease Recruitment Timeline - 2019-01

12/30/2018
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A re-release of a popular episode from last year, we talk about how to become an international teacher, and the process of recruitment for international teaching jobs.

Duration:00:17:24

Vol 4 (11) Responsive Classroom Misbehaviour and Logical Consequences 2018-12-29

12/28/2018
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"Naughty child", "bad kids", "discipline issues", "Poor behaviour". These are all terms that we've heard in our staff rooms referencing students in our schools. In this episode we talk about the Responsive Classroom approach to dealing with misbehaviours in our classroom and how it can ultimately help classroom harmony. Originally Recorded 2018-11-18

Duration:00:22:26

Vol 4 (10) Responsive Classroom Rules 2018-12-15

12/14/2018
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Rules! Rules! Rules! or are they Guidelines? or maybe Classroom Agreements? Continuing with our Responsive Classroom mini-series, we look at the different way that Responsive Classroom approaches the classroom rules. There are some key differences between approaches to classroom rules for classroom teachers and specialist teachers! Originally Recorded 2018-11-18

Duration:00:16:22

Vol 4 (9) Responsive Classroom Routines and Interactive Modeling 2018-12-01

11/30/2018
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Continuing with Responsive Classroom, we look at Classroom Routines and Interactive Modeling. Both very important for classroom teachers AND specialist teachers alike! We talk about some key differences between modeling and interactive modeling. Originally Recorded 2018-11-18

Duration:00:12:14

Vol 4 (8) Responsive Classroom The Opening Sequence and Morning Meeting 2018-11-17

11/18/2018
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Starting our foray into the Responsive Classroom programme, we look at the Morning meeting and Opening Sequence format that classroom teachers or specialists would use to get the day/lesson off to the best start. Originally Recorded 2018-11-18

Duration:00:19:56

Vol 4 (7) Responsive Classroom Intro 2018-11-03

11/2/2018
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A teaser episode on what's coming up in the next few weeks. Originally Recorded 2018-10-07

Duration:00:10:18

Vol 4 (6) Groupings in your classroom 2018-10-20

10/12/2018
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We talk about many of the different ways to create groups in your classroom, and why you would want to use one method over another. Originally Recorded 2018-10-07

Duration:00:23:12