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John Catterson (@jfcatto) and Pete Whiting (@mr_van_w) are two Australian Flipped Educators. Together they talk education, pedagogy and current practice. Find more of Pete and John: Website - www.catfisheducation.com YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/c/MrCattersonScience YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/c/PWhiting
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Now displaying: September, 2017
Sep 21, 2017

John (@jfcatto) looks at some causes and sign of burnout and a few tips for self-care. 

Pete (@mr_van_w) fuels a controlled rage at non-educators dictating what is occurs in schools. In particular influencing curriculum and increase in standardised testing.  

 

John: How To Recognize Burnout Before You're Burned Out - Kenneth R. Rosen

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/05/smarter-living/workplace-burnout-symptoms.htmlhttp://www.corelearn.com/files/Archer/Seating_Arrangements.pdf 

 

Pete: WHOSE SCIENCE? Critics say proposed NM science standards omit evolution. climate change - Olivier Uyttebrouck

https://www.abqjournal.com/1064653/whose-science-excerpt-critics-say-proposed-nm-science-standards-omit-evolution-climate-change.html 

 

Sep 21, 2017

John (@jfcatto) looks at some causes and sign of burnout and a few tips for self-care. 

Pete (@mr_van_w) fuels a controlled rage at non-educators dictating what is occurs in schools. In particular influencing curriculum and increase in standardised testing.  

 

John: How To Recognize Burnout Before You're Burned Out - Kenneth R. Rosen

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/05/smarter-living/workplace-burnout-symptoms.htmlhttp://www.corelearn.com/files/Archer/Seating_Arrangements.pdf 

 

Pete: WHOSE SCIENCE? Critics say proposed NM science standards omit evolution. climate change - Olivier Uyttebrouck

https://www.abqjournal.com/1064653/whose-science-excerpt-critics-say-proposed-nm-science-standards-omit-evolution-climate-change.html 

 

Sep 14, 2017

John (@jfcatto) brings in a meta-study of the relationship between seating arrangements and "on task" activity and links to how we can use these seating arrangements to inform practice in the classroom. 

Pete (@mr_van_w) ponders the NSW government plan to put business professionals in charges of the business of running a school. Taking the load off school principals and allowing them to do what they do best, educational leadership.    

 

 

John: Seating arrangements that promote positive academic and behavioural outcomes: a review of empirical research - Rachel Wannarka and Cathy Ruhl 

http://www.corelearn.com/files/Archer/Seating_Arrangements.pdf 

 

Pete: $50 million shakeup so principals can spend more time on education - Bruce McDougall

http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/50-million-shakeup-so-principals-can-spend-more-time-on-education/news-story/4f65b97ce00118057cbc7ca009c18253 

 

Sep 11, 2017

Pre-service teacher and listener Sean (@readingpixels) sent us an email asking a few really good questions. Pete (@mr_van_w) and John (@jfcatto) thought would get in friend-of-the-show Matt (@smedboule) to discuss.

Sep 7, 2017

John (@jfcatto) looks at some things that you should and shouldn't do to gifted students in your general classroom. Some he and Pete agree with and some, not so much.  

Pete (@mr_van_w) asks the question "What is the moral obligation of a school, as a public institution, to have an opinion on current issues? 

 

John: Teaching Gifted Students in General Ed Classrooms - Dr Elissa Brown

https://www.edutopia.org/blog/gifted-students-general-ed-classrooms-elissa-brown 

 

Pete: Abbott swipes school on gay marriage - AAP

http://www.news.com.au/national/breaking-news/abbott-swipes-school-on-gay-marriage/news-story/8a8b1c5d3f1f222ce05fca970c67c3ca 

 

Sep 2, 2017

Pete (@mr_van_w) presents a listicle/infographic addressing ways of fostering a Growth Mindset in the classroom.

John (@jfcatto) discusses how the LATE model can be used to frame conversations when students turn to you for help with welfare issues.

 

John: What kids *really* want from us when they ask for help... - Dan Haesler (Donna Cross (Michael Tunnecliffe))

https://danhaesler.com/2016/02/28/what-kids-really-want-from-us-when-they-ask-for-help/ 

 

Pete: Foster a Growth Mindset in Your Class Using These Strategies - Marcus Guido 

http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2017/08/foster-growth-mindset-in-your-class.html 

 

 

Sep 2, 2017

Pete (@mr_van_w) presents a listicle/infographic addressing ways of fostering a Growth Mindset in the classroom.

John (@jfcatto) discusses how the LATE model can be used to frame conversations when students turn to you for help with welfare issues.

 

John: What kids *really* want from us when they ask for help... - Dan Haesler (Donna Cross (Michael Tunnecliffe))

https://danhaesler.com/2016/02/28/what-kids-really-want-from-us-when-they-ask-for-help/ 

 

Pete: Foster a Growth Mindset in Your Class Using These Strategies - Marcus Guido 

http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2017/08/foster-growth-mindset-in-your-class.html 

 

 

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