Point of Learning with Pete Hall. Leadership in teaching and learning.
About This Show
Hosted by Pete Hall, the Point of Learning podcast is a collection of meetings with teachers, leaders, researchers, innovators and disruptors to discuss leadership in teaching and learning from a New Zealand perspective.
If you think there's more to education than buzzwords, and you're interested in getting closer to the real point of teaching and learning, maybe this podcast is for you.
All episodes available in Pond.co.nz.
Most Recent Episode
Nicholas Pattison on Citizen Science in Schools
About: Nick Pattison is the STEM Science and Innovation Hub Director at Rongomai School in South Auckland. He has a knack for applying for grants that lead to his students getting involved in their community and learning to become leaders in STEM through inquiries that make an impact in their world. In this episode, Nick shares his approach to introducing STEM, and talks about Rongomai School’s journey so far. Key Points: How to start in STEM - new sources of funds and resources Making the most of your community - getting involved in projects that make connections Learning through trying and failing Why we shouldn’t compare ourselves to Finland Choosing citizen science projects that meet learning needs Helping kids feel ‘smart enough to do science’ Other resources and Links Mentioned: Nick on Twitter Article about Nick Curious Minds - Funding for school Science projects Music courtesy of http://www.bensound.com