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Jul 17, 2016

What’s featured in this episode? 

  • Hear from Global Teacher Award nominee on going from a teacher who didn’t connect with his students to an award-winning educator. How? 
  • Hear from Joe’s students on their current 3D printing, drones, and film making projects, including how to make a 3D printed Iron Man helmet 
  • Why might launching a Youtube channel for your school make sense? 
  • Standardisation & assessment vs. being a creative teacher
  • How to measure innovative teaching methods to gain the buy-in of leaders & Government 
  • What’s the secret sauce to being an award winning teacher? 
  • Connecting with students to bring passionate teaching techniques to life
  • Finding real-world problems to teach the curriculum in an engaging and exciting way 
  • What are the global teacher award network doing next? 

 

Quotes from this episode: 

‘I was thinking 17/18yrs of age and you’ve given up on learning and given up on life already’

‘We’re going to find a way to connect through music and storytelling and writing.’ 

‘My attendance ratings went through the roof, my discipline problems dropped through the floor.’ 

‘What i discovered was…a big part of the problem was me. I wasn’t finding ways to connect my kids to the real world and that’s what we’ve been doing ever since’ 

‘The students were invited to the international summit on human rights at UNESCO’ 

‘Dustin and CJ did an absolutely incredible job of working and leading this project.’ 

‘We would love to work with schools all around the world.’

‘That’s one of the problems we’ve had in public education, is everyone works in a silo.’ 

‘One of the things iI want to talk about is the number of times these kids have failed.’ 

Reading and resources: 

 

http://www.globalteacherprize.org/top-10-finalist/joe-fatheree  

http://www.nnstoy.org   

http://www.onedayonearth.org  

http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-lifesize-wearable-Iron-Man-helmet/  

https://vr.google.com/cardboard/ 

http://www.nytimes.com/marketing/nytvr/  

https://www.google.com/selfdrivingcar/ 

https://www.amazon.com/b?node=8037720011  

http://www.lego.com/en-us/mindstorms/?domainredir=mindstorms.lego.com  

http://www.makerbot.com  

https://www.ted.com/talks/angela_lee_duckworth_grit_the_power_of_passion_and_perseverance?language=en  

http://dschool.stanford.edu 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJ2yh5cc5xky8miVBeRZLRw  

http://www.corestandards.org 

http://www.iste.org/standards/standards  

http://isites.harvard.edu/icb/icb.do?keyword=fernando_reimers 

 

Tags:

Teaching, Learning, Education, Innovation, ICT, Edtech, UKedchat, Bettchat, SLTchat, WomenEd, programming, coding, making, makers gonna make, escheat, edtechchat 

 

Next Time: 

#TeachMeet London Boat special and My Tech Future Special 

 

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This week's podcast is sponsored by Naace. Many of you will be familiar with Naace – THE Education Technology Association  - and for those who are not, Naace is a community of educators, technologists and policy makers who share a vision for the role of technology in advancing education.  Membership is open to teachers, school leaders, advisors and consultants working within and across all phases of education in the UK and internationally.  As a professional association, Naace represents the voice of the education technology community in the schools’ sector at a national and international level, as well as supporting one another across the sector through conferences, courses and the dissemination of resources, research and reflection. Naace is about helping today’s teachers teach for tomorrow, sharing successful approaches to learning with technology and getting the most from your investment in education technology. Go to www.naace.co.uk to check out what Naace is all about, and as a listener of the podcast, you can get annual membership for just £30 for your first year’s subscription if you use the code naacepod30 before 31 August 2016!

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