TTT Episode 45: Striving for Engagement and Discussing John Hattie

At a time when teachers are preparing to go back to school John (@jfcatto) introduces eight questions for teachers to consider to ensure students are engaged and not just compliant. Then (@mr_van_w) spends half a podcast discussing a discussion he heard on another podcast. #secondhander Spolier/Disclaimer/Edit: Finally, John awkwardly defends an offhand comment he made… Continue reading TTT Episode 45: Striving for Engagement and Discussing John Hattie

Episode 38: Check Out PBL and Metacognition for Learning

John (@jfcatto) looks at the difference between good PBL and sending kids off to look stuff up on the internet. Pete (@mr_van_w) how teaching metacognition can help students learn and then goes on an unrelated rant.   John: Why every teacher should look into PBL – Alice Leung (@aliceleung) https://aliceleung.net/2017/01/26/why-every-teacher-should-look-into-project-based-learning/amp/   Pete: The Role of… Continue reading Episode 38: Check Out PBL and Metacognition for Learning

Episode 01

Episode 01 of Teachers Talk Teaching in which John and Pete discuss the articles From Degrading to De-Grading by Alfie Kohn and Why Learning People Wince At Talk Of “Classroom Flipping” by Dr Joshua Kim.