Episode 41: Teaching Apprenticeships, Prequestions and Pete has another whinge about NAPLAN

In this episode, Pete (@mr_van_w) kick off at yet another downfall in the implementation of NAPLAN and the failings of useful data at a local level. John (@jfcatto) doesn’t mind the concept of Teach for America/Australia but thinks it sound a bit like a cult of poor implementation. Pete then backs up with an article… Continue reading Episode 41: Teaching Apprenticeships, Prequestions and Pete has another whinge about NAPLAN

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