Podcasts

The Research Files Episode 28: Storytelling and early literacy practices
The Research Files Episode 28: Storytelling and early literacy practices

In this month’s Research Files we discuss the findings of a three-year project in New Zealand that included analysis of pretend play – where students give voices to toys, objects and digital characters – and early literacy practices.

School Improvement Episode 9: Using literacy data to inform strategic planning
School Improvement Episode 9: Using literacy data to inform strategic planning

Tasmanian teacher Cath Apanah joins Teacher to discuss how her school has been using data to inform its strategic plan and how they went about upskilling staff to use data effectively.

The Research Files Episode 27: Improve learning and behaviour by engaging students
The Research Files Episode 27: Improve learning and behaviour by engaging students

Student disengagement in the classroom is widespread, according to a new Grattan Institute report. We sat down with the report’s co-author Julie Sonnemann to discuss the four school level recommendations that came out of this research.
 

Teaching Methods: Building presence and rapport via videoconferencing
Teaching Methods: Building presence and rapport via videoconferencing

It’s Technology Week at Teacher. In the latest episode of our Teaching Methods podcast series, we discuss strategies to build a classroom presence and rapport when videoconferencing with remote students.

The Research Files Episode 26: The five types of school leaders
The Research Files Episode 26: The five types of school leaders

Dr Alex Hill, Director of The Centre for High Performance, joins Teacher to discuss why there are five different types of school leaders, but only one type that can turn around a failing school.

Behaviour Management Episode 1: Dr Bill Rogers on starting the new year
Behaviour Management Episode 1: Dr Bill Rogers on starting the new year

Our guest for this first episode of the new series on Behaviour Management is Dr Bill Rogers. He shares his expertise on effective teaching, stress management, colleague support and teacher welfare.

The Research Files Episode 25: Why young people are easily fooled by fake news
The Research Files Episode 25: Why young people are easily fooled by fake news

A new report from Stanford University has found that young people experience difficulties when it comes to evaluating information they find online. Teacher chats with the study's co-author Sarah McGrew.

Rewind: Teacher’s podcast highlights for 2016
Rewind: Teacher’s podcast highlights for 2016

To mark the end of another fantastic year, the Teacher editorial team have taken a walk down memory lane to share some snippets from their favourite podcasts for 2016.   

Global Education Episode 12: Dr Sue Thomson discusses PISA 2015
Global Education Episode 12: Dr Sue Thomson discusses PISA 2015

The report, PISA 2015: A first look at Australia’s results, doesn’t make for pleasant reading. In today’s podcast, Dr Sue Thomson from ACER joins Teacher to discuss the results.

Global Education Episode 11: Dr Sue Thomson discusses TIMSS 2015
Global Education Episode 11: Dr Sue Thomson discusses TIMSS 2015

Conducted every four years, TIMSS compares the achievements of Years 4 and 8 students in mathematics and science. Teacher sat down with Dr Sue Thomson from ACER to discuss the Australian results.