This week Pete (@mr_van_w) and John (@jfcatto) grapple with the intersection of ideology and economic sense when it comes to www.teacherpayteachers.com. Then John highlights the staggeringly large number of people that it takes to educate a child from K-12.
Pete: Teachers are making millions selling their lesson plans online - Carolyn Thompson
John: The big picture: How many people influence a student's life - Kim Marshall
In this mini episode, Pete (@mr_van_w) continues his homework with Dave Burgess' Teach Like a Pirate.
We're on the third section RRRRR.
R is for Rapport.
Pete also wrote about this on his blog, you should check it out - he uses some sweet memes.
Pete (@mr_van_w) asks when is it appropriate to start teaching students about sexuality and in particular non-cis/binary/fluid sexuality. He also brought a good news story about an inspiring Indigenous principal. John (@jfcatto) then highlight the divide between research and practice in education and that the way to being a good teacher is by striving to be a better teacher.
Pete: Can teachers be trusted to teach primary school pupils about LGBT relationships - Joe Baron
At school, Nicole's classmates didn't talk to her, now she's an inspiring principal - Helen Pitt
John: Teaching not a research-based profession - Dylan William
Vanilla Australian Observational Comedy:
Carl Barron https://youtu.be/wooAsMxJGy0
Third drawer from the Top - Jimoen https://youtu.be/Jqe4_MOHB3o