Episode 18 - The Dog Therapy Proposal
Teaching For Dummies
by Brett Harvey
11M ago
Brett and Kate discuss her proposal for a dog therapy program in her school. Kate is building on her experience having her trained dog Lenny in her classroom by continuing her journey to incorporate dog therapy as an official program in her school. Brett draws out Kate's ideas with some probing questions and provides some advice on things to include in Kate's proposal ..read more
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Episode 17 - Goodbye 2020 - Hello 2021.
Teaching For Dummies
by Brett Harvey
11M ago
Brett and special guest Kate recap 2020 in a very cathartic release. We discuss the intriguing, enjoyable and confounding things we experienced during Remote & Flexible Learning, and share our experiences of applying for jobs in the Term 4 'Teacher Draft Season ..read more
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Episode 15 - The Return of the Star
Teaching For Dummies
by Brett Harvey
11M ago
Brett and special guest Starry discuss the Apps of the Week! and using iPads in the classroom. Starry recounts his career in teaching, both in State Schools and his current Catholic School, as well as CRTing abroad in London. He also has some sage advice for budding teachers. It's an epic episode - enjoy! Calmer Classrooms - A Guide to Working With Traumatised Children - https://earlytraumagrief.anu.edu.au/files/calmer_classrooms.pdf ..read more
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Episode 5 Part 2 - What Makes Great Teachers Great?
Teaching For Dummies
by Brett Harvey
11M ago
Brett Harvey and guest teachers Kate and Julie continue the episode with some funny school stories. Julie gives us an insight into the Government's 'Mobile Phone Ban' in schools. We find out about the App of the week: Teach Your Monster to Read. We also share perspectives on What makes great teachers great. Teach Your Monster To Read: https://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com ..read more
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Episode 5 Part 1 - The Ultranet Scandal
Teaching For Dummies
by Brett Harvey
11M ago
Episode 5 Part 1 Synopsis: Brett Harvey and guests teachers Kate Kilkenny and Julie Schier discuss Remote Learning and a thank you letter from Dan Andrews. They also celebrate Mothers Day and mums at school. We also stop for a Mental Health Moment with: ABC's Mindfully Podcast before Brett delves into the educational scandal of the previous decade: The Ultranet. ABC's Mindfully Podcast - Available on Apple Podccasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/mindfully/id1403629619 "The Principals Big Day Out" -Video is a must-watch! https://www.weeklytimesnow.com.au/news/principals-big-day-out ..read more
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Episode 4 - Unusual Playground Discoveries
Teaching For Dummies
by Brett Harvey
11M ago
Brett and Kate chat about Distance Learning and how teaching staff and families are coping amid COVID-19. Brett shares funny stories about finding things in the school playground. Kate shares some funny excursion experiences. They discuss the App of the Week: Nearpod, and advice about colleague mentoring. Related Episode links: Nearpod App: https://nearpod.com/ Mental Health Australia: https://mhaustralia.org/ Zone of Proximal Development and Education: https://www.simplypsychology.org / Zone-of-Proximal-Development.html FUSE Website about Creating (ZPD) or 'Guttman' chart in Excel: https://fu ..read more
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Episode 3 - Remote Learning
Teaching For Dummies
by Brett Harvey
11M ago
Brett and Kate chat about Remote Learning and how staff are coping. Brett shares funny but awkward stories about an Bike Ed. Kate shares a story about a quiet child questioning her. They investigate the App of the Week: IDoceo, and also take a Mental Health Moment to discuss using calming "brain breaks" in the classroom. Berry Street Educational Model: https://learning.berrystreet.org.au/focus-areas/berry-street-education-model IDoceo 6 available now at: https://www.idoceo.net/index.php/en/ Two Teachers One Blog: https://twoteachersoneblog.weebly.com/ Cosmic Kids Yoga: https://www.youtube.com ..read more
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Episode 1 - The Beginning
Teaching For Dummies
by Brett Harvey
11M ago
Brett and Kate discuss some funny student stories, surviving reports, ICT in the classroom and naming the podcast. Kids Helpline: https://kidshelpline.com.au/ Padlet: https://padlet.com ..read more
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Episode 18 - The Dog Therapy Proposal
Teaching For Dummies
by Brett Harvey
1y ago
Brett and Kate discuss her proposal for a dog therapy program in her school. Kate is building on her experience having her trained dog Lenny in her classroom by continuing her journey to incorporate dog therapy as an official program in her school. Brett draws out Kate's ideas with some probing questions and provides some advice on things to include in Kate's proposal ..read more
Visit website
Episode 17 - Goodbye 2020 - Hello 2021.
Teaching For Dummies
by Brett Harvey
1y ago
Brett and special guest Kate recap 2020 in a very cathartic release. We discuss the intriguing, enjoyable and confounding things we experienced during Remote & Flexible Learning, and share our experiences of applying for jobs in the Term 4 'Teacher Draft Season ..read more
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